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Dr. Mostafa and Dr. Jacek Gwizdka Publish a Seminal Paper

Dr. Mostafa and Dr. Jacek Gwizdka publish a seminal paper in the newly launched community and conference focusing on information-human interactions and search behavior: Mostafa, J., & Gwizdka, J. (2016). Deepening the role of the user: Neuro-physiological evidence as a basis for studying and improving search. In CHIIR 2016 – Proceedings of the 2016 ACM […]

Co-organizing ACM SIGIR Workshop, “Neuro-Physiological Methods in IR Research,” Santiago, Chile

Please join this exciting forum to be held in the gorgeous Campus “Casa Central” of Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC Chile) and will be held in conjunction with the 38th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference. This campus is located in Av. Alameda 340, in Santiago Downtown, Chile. The workshop organizers are: Jacek Gwizdka, NeuroIR2015@gwizdka.com School […]

Yan Zhang

Yan graduated with a PhD degree from UNC in 2009. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. [website]

Mayank Agarwal

Mayank has a keen interest in information architecture, personalization and retrieval particularly applied to the broad domains of education and healthcare. The current focus of Mayank’s work is content-based multimodal retrieval, personalization in music (applied to Bollywood and Indian classical music), information visualization, collaborative information seeking. [website]

Rahul Deshmukh

Rahul worked with LAIR as a Research Assistant to create a disease ontology and an application to actively use this ontology in one of the major clinical trials on the disease. Rahul graduated with a MSIS degree from UNC in 2011. He is currently working at Microsoft.