2021 Research Showcase

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iSchool faculty, staff, students, and alumni will share their human-centered, interdisciplinary research, addressing topics such as:  

  • Developing a framework for privacy protections in cloud computing
  • Building better multi-scale models for improving crop growth 
  • Determining the price for fair pay in platform labor
  • Using conversational agents as partners in informal learning

Virtual Event, Gather.Town
go.ischool.illinois.edu/showcase2021

Schedule of Events

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Poster Session I 
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Presentation Session I
2:15 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Presentation Session II
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Poster Session II 


Presentation Session I

Developing a Framework of Comprehensive Criteria for Privacy Protections
Masooda Bashir, Catherine Blake, Tian Wang,  Carol Mullins Hayes, Ryan Wang, Shufan Ming

The WHO/PAHO Anti-Infodemic Virtual Center
Ian Brooks, Kate McDowell

iSchools at the intersection
Maria Bonn, Mike Twidale

Presentation Session II

Fairness-aware Model-agnostic Positive and Unlabeled Learning
Ziwei Wu

Modelling of Transcription Factor Impact on Gene Expression in Maize Enzymatic Pathways
Alexandria Tran

Using Conversational Agents as Informal Learning Partners
Smit Desai

What determines price in platform work? An empirical study of the impact of ratings, experience and duration
Zak Kilhoffer

This event is sponsored by iSchool Research Services