The School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to welcome Dr. James Hodges, who joined us as a Bullard Research Fellow in August. Hodges comes to the iSchool from Rutgers University where he received his PhD in Information and Communication.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Information is pleased to welcome Dr. Elliott Hauser, who will be joining us as an assistant professor in August 2020. He comes to the iSchool from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned his Ph.D. in Information Science.
The School of Information’s Dr. Jacek Gwizdka was awarded a collaborative grant of $99,880 from the University of Texas at Austin Vice President for Research Associate Professor Experimental (APX) Initiative. APX is a design thinking and flash funding faculty retreat that brings together faculty mem
The University of Texas at Austin School of Information is pleased to announce that Sarah Norris will join the iSchool this fall as an Assistant Professor of Practice in Library and Archives Conservation and Preservation. In addition to teaching courses, Norris will also manage the Kilgarlin Information Preservation Lab, and pursue service and outreach projects.
Congratulations to Dr. Loriene Roy, professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Information (iSchool), who was selected for the Provost’s Distinguished Service Academy (DSA) inaugural cohort!
From online information curation and resume screening to mortgage lending and police surveillance—artificial intelligence (AI) systems are increasingly being employed to make high-stakes decisions. The hope is that machine algorithms are more capable of producing objective results with unrivaled economic efficiency. But there is a growing concern that even algorithmic systems designed by seemingly conscientious developers might not be as devoid of human biases as expected.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Information welcomes back one of its own graduates, Keisha Laneé Brown, as the school’s first Director of Communications. In this new role, Brown will lead the implementation of the iSchool’s strategic marketing and communication efforts.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Information is pleased to announce that Dr. MinKyung Lee of Carnegie Mellon University will be joining the Texas iSchool as an assistant professor starting in January 2020.
Dr. Lee is currently a research scientist in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon Universityin the Machine Learning Department and the Center for Machine Learning and Health.
Seven University of TexasSchool of Information faculty members were recently notified that they would receive approximately $100,000 in funding from Good Systems through The Good Systems Grand Challenge Initiative to support the first year of new projects.