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Saeed Abdullah

  • Assistant Professor
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: College of Information Sciences and Technology

Email: saeed@psu.edu

Research Interests: mHealth; sensing health behaviors and contexts; data-driven intervention; pervasive health technologies

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Youakim Badr

  • Associate Professor
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: School of Graduate Professional Studies, Penn State Great Valley

Email: yzb61@psu.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Badr is developing a new chain of data analytical models, tools, and platforms for designing and deploying “Trustworthy AI Service Systems” by investigating a multidisciplinary and systematic approach, integrating AI, IoT, and Blockchains.

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Roger Beaty

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: College of the Liberal Arts

Email: rub736@psu.edu

Research Interests: My research seeks to understand how people think creatively. Our lab develops educational technology to cultivate and evaluate creative thinking, using tools from machine learning and natural language processing. We aim to design educational tools that are culturally responsive and accessible to diverse populations.

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Brian Belland

  • Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Email: brb288@psu.edu

Research Interests: Machine learning to inform scaffolding customization; Scaffolding argumentation during problem-based learning in middle and high school science; Synthesis of scaffolding research across STEM education and education levels; Scaffolding in preservice teacher education

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Syed Billah

  • Assistant Professor
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: College of Information Sciences and Technology

Email: skb5969@psu.edu

Research Interests: Accessible Computing; Trustworthy AI for Accessibility Assistive Technology

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Rick Brazier

  • Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
  • CSRAI Steering Committee

Department/Unit: Senior Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses

Email: rab27@psu.edu

Research Interests: Rick Brazier is senior associate dean for faculty and research for the 14 campuses that comprise the University College. He oversees all aspects of faculty development from hiring through promotions and sabbaticals, including grant proposals. Dr. Brazier is a professor of mathematics and geology. He began his Penn State career in 1996 as a research associate in EMS and then as an instructor and subsequently tenure line faculty member at Penn State DuBois.

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Laura Cabrera

  • Associate Professor
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: College of Engineering

Email: lcabrera@psu.edu

Research Interests: My interests focus on the ethical and societal implications of neurotechnologies used for treatment as well as for enhancement purposes. I have been working on projects at the interface of normative, conceptual and empirical approaches, exploring attitudes and ethical concerns of professionals, patients and members of the public toward brain interventions.

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Jie Cai

  • Assistant Research Professor
  • CSRAI Student Affiliate

Department/Unit: College of Information Sciences and Technology

Email: jpc6982@psu.edu

Research Interests: Human-Centered Computing, Content Moderation, Interactive Media, Human-AI Collaborative Moderation, Online Harassment.

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Daryl Cameron

  • Associate Professor
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: Psychology; Rock Ethics Institute

Email: cdc49@psu.edu

Research Interests: Dr. Cameron’s research and teaching focus on the psychological processes involved in empathy and moral decision-making. Much of his work examines motivational factors that shape empathic emotions and behaviors toward others.

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Betsy Campbell

  • Assistant Professor
  • CSRAI Affiliate

Department/Unit: College of Education

Email: bjc28@psu.edu

Research Interests: Diversity inclusion and belonging; Transparency of process; Team work; Use of AI in innovative entrepreneurial work

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