REU participants 2019

REU participants 2018

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Gabriella Alexis

Hunter College


RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Multi-modal sensing of atypical attention in autism spectrum disorder
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Victoria Kraj

Georgia Institute of Technology

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Comparing perception of self with sensing measurements during artistic performance
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Thomas (Jake) Maranzatto

New College of Florida

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Facial expression and eye gaze analysis of immersive theater
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Bradley Olson

University of Puget Sound

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Multimodal alignment of gaze and dialogue in images and real-world scenes
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Sunand Raghupathi

Fordham University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Multimodal sensing and quantification of atypical attention in autism spectrum disorder
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Tyrell Roberts

Colgate University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
The effect of visual and audio modalities on humor detection for machine learning
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Kelsey Rook

Andrews University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Effect of gaze, head orientation, and user position data on smart home activities
Workshop on Pervasive Smart Living Spaces at PerCom 2019:
A study of user intent in immersive smart spaces
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Monali Saraf

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Humor and amusement detection using biophysical and task-based annotation
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Regina Wang

Mills College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Analyzing eye gaze of dialogue partners reasoning over static images and real-world scenes
REU Symposium Council on Undergraduate Research: Poster presentation
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Brendan Witt

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Using augmented reality and smart home devices to better sense users
Workshop on Pervasive Smart Living Spaces at PerCom 2019:
A study of user intent in immersive smart spaces

Additional participants 2018

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Gustaf Bohlin

Malmö University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
What your pulse signals about your movie preferences
International Conference on Human Computer Interaction Theory and Applications at VISIGRAPP 2019:
Considerations for face-based data estimates: Affect reactions to videos
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Kristoffer Linderman

Malmö University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Using facial expressions for intuitive movie ratings
International Conference on Human Computer Interaction Theory and Applications at VISIGRAPP 2019:
Considerations for face-based data estimates: Affect reactions to videos

REU participants 2017

Dan Carpenter

Siena College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Personalizing web-based learning interactions using computational sensing
Workshop on Human-Centered Computational Sensing at PerCom 2018:
Sensing behaviors of students in online vs. face-to-face lecturing contexts

Nikita Haduong

Indiana University in Bloomington

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Multimodal human reactions while describing static and dynamic imagery
2018 AAAI Workshop on Affective Content Analysis:
Multimodal alignment for affective content

Malakhi Hopkins

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Sensing in computer-based creative writing

Emma Jordan

Smith College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Alexa, you're creepy: The emotional impact of digital creative writing

Luke Lapresi

Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Computational analysis and modeling with job narratives from social media
Student Research Workshop at NAACL 2018:
Sensing and learning human annotators engaged in narrative sensemaking

Rebecca Medina

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Learning and the body: Using sensing to quantify learning
Workshop on Human-Centered Computational Sensing at PerCom 2018:
Sensing behaviors of students in online vs. face-to-face lecturing contexts

David Nester

Eastern Mennonite University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Analyzing and aligning multimodal responses to images and videos
REU Symposium Council on Undergraduate Research:
Poster abstract and poster
2018 AAAI Workshop on Affective Content Analysis:
Multimodal alignment for affective content

Nse Obot

University at Buffalo

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Word alignment from novice to expert narratives of dermatological disease
Workshop on Human-Centered Computational Sensing at PerCom 2018:
From novice to expert narratives of dermatological disease

Laura O'Malley

Washington & Jefferson College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
From beginner to expert: Detecting improvement in novice knowledge of medical terminology
Workshop on Human-Centered Computational Sensing at PerCom 2018:
From novice to expert narratives of dermatological disease

McKenna Tornblad

George Fox University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Cognitive processing and emotional response to narratives in social media
Student Research Workshop at NAACL 2018:
Sensing and learning human annotators engaged in narrative sensemaking

Additional participant 2017

Yancarlos Diaz

Rochester Institute of Technology - LSAMP

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Towards an affective video recommendation system
Workshop on Human-centered Computational Sensing at PerCom 2018:
Towards an affective video recommendation system

REU participants 2016

Alexander Calderwood

Montana State University

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Analyzing emotional texts using linguistic structure
2017 EACL Workshop on Computational Semantics Beyond Events and Roles:
Understanding the semantics of narratives of interpersonal violence through reader annotations and physiological reactions

Ashley Edwards

SUNY Geneseo

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Technologically observable psychophysiological correlates with video-based online learning
REU Symposium Council on Undergraduate Research:
Poster abstract and poster
2017 ACM Workshop on Intelligent Interfaces for Ubiquitous and Smart Learning:
Sensor-based methodological observations for studying online learning

Aliya Gangji

Muhlenberg College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Analyzing multimodal data of image observers
Muhlenberg College Summer Research Poster Session:
Poster
2017 AAAI Workshop on Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence:
Using co-captured face, gaze and verbal reactions to images of varying emotional content for analysis and semantic alignment

Ryan Higgins

Swarthmore College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Data retrieval system for dermatological analysis

Olivia Irby

Skidmore College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Building a data classification system for dermatological analysis

Conor Lake

Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Immersion in interactive spaces: Computation and language

Anthony Massicci

Onondaga Community College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:

Assessing attention and engagement with commonly available sensors
2017 ACM Workshop on Intelligent Interfaces for Ubiquitous and Smart Learning:
Sensor-based methodological observations for studying online learning

Rebecca Plourde

Rhode Island College

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Learning through interactive gaming

Elizabeth Pruett

University of South Carolina

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Emotional and physiological responses to discourse about interpersonal violence
2017 EACL Workshop on Computational Semantics Beyond Events and Roles:
Understanding the semantics of narratives of interpersonal violence through reader annotations and physiological reactions

Trevor Walden

Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Gaze patterns and facial response to images of varying emotional contents
2017 AAAI Workshop on Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence:
Using co-captured face, gaze and verbal reactions to images of varying emotional content for analysis and semantic alignment

Additional participant 2016

Albert Burt

Onodaga Community College - LSAMP

RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium presentation:
Data modeling and visualization using web-based interfaces