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Information Studies Doctoral Students

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Advisor: Rosina Weber

Nazanin Andalibi
Advisor: Andrea Forte
Research Interests: Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Social Computing, Human–Computer Interaction (HCI), and Computer Mediated Communication (CMC)
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Alma Mater: Stevens Institute of Technology
Website: http://nazaninandalibi.net/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/naz_andalibi
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nazaninandalibi/
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Advisor: Rosina Weber
Research Interests: Natural Language Processing, Ubiquitous Computing, Machine-Learning, Hardware Engineering
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Alma Mater: Drexel University, Temple University
Website: http://www.alaneblack.com/
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Advisor: Tony Hu

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Advisor: Kristene Unsworth
Research Interests: Crisis Management
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Employer: ADT Security Systems
Alma Mater: Widener University, Drexel University
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/polly-college
Michael Dickard
Advisor: Kristene Unsworth and Denise Agosto
Research Interests: Social Computing, Nostalgia, Reminiscence, Social Media, Privacy
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Alma Mater: Ohio University
Website: https://www.michaeldickard.com/
Wanying Ding
Advisor: Tony Hu and Chaomei Chen
Research Interests: Data Mining for Social Media, NLP, Information Visualization and Informatics
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Alma Mater: Peking University, Wuhan University
Houda El Mimouni
Advisor: Dr. Jung-Ran Park
Research Interests: Human Computer-Interaction, Computer-Mediated Communication, Digital Libraries
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Alma Mater: Pratt Institute SILS, l'Ecole des Sciences de l'Information
Website: http://houdaelmimouni.com/
Alex S. Felmeister
Advisor: Tony Hu
Research Interests: Translational Informatics/Biomedical Informatics, Human Centered Design in Collaborative Translational Science, Data Modeling, Healthcare Informatics
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Employer: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics
Alma Mater: Temple University, Drexel University
Yuanyuan Feng
Advisor: Denise E. Agosto; Lori Richards
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Information Behavior, Mobile Computing
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Alma Mater: Sun Yat-sen University & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Website: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~yf93/
Tim Gorichanaz
Advisor: Deborah Turner
Research Interests: Information Behavior, Document Experience
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Alma Mater: Marquette University, New York University
Website: http://timgorichanaz.com/ and https://drexel.academia.edu/TimGorichanaz
Twitter: https://twitter.com/timgorichanaz
Jiangen He
Advisor: Chaomei Chen
Research Interests: Visual Analytics, Text Mining, Knowledge Discovery
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Alma Mater: Nanjing Tech University, Wuhan University
Kimberly Hemmings-Jarrett
Advisor: Brian Blake
Reserach Interests: Social Computing, Data Analytics, Decision Support, Data Mining
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Alma Mater: University of Technology, Jamaica
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberley-hemmings-jarrett-3a876024
Kisha Hawthorne
Advisor: Lori Richards-Bornn
Research Interests: Electronic Health Records
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Alma Mater: Florida A&M University; University of Minnesota; University of Saint Thomas
Swathi Jagannath
Advisor: Aleksandra Sarcevic

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Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Health Informatics, Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
Website:https://sites.google.com/site/swathijagannath15/
LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/swathijagannath
ALi Jazayeri
Advisor: Ellen Bass
Research Interests: Complex Systems; Human-Human and Human-Machine Interaction Modeling; Agent-Based Modeling
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Alma Mater: Sharif University of Technology; University of Tehran; Amirkabir University of Technology
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ali-jazayeri-747a5082
MeenChul Kim
Advisor: Andrea Forte
Research Interests: Computing Education, Learning Analytics, Data Science, Information Visualization, Interactive Systems
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Alma Mater: Yonsei University (BLIS), Simmons College (MLIS), Yonsei University (MLIS)
Website: http://www.meenchulkim.info/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/@timerides
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Advisor: Aleksandra Sarcevic
Research Interests: HCI, CSCW, Health Informatics
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Alma Mater: Lehigh University, Duquesne University
Website: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~ljk58/
Twitter and Instagram: @ljkulp
Jeremy Leipzig
Advisor: Jane Greenberg
Research Interests: Reproducible Research, Bioinformatics, Metadata, Data Sharing
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Employer: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Alma Mater: Wake Forest University, North Carolina State University
Website: http://jermdemo.blogspot.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leipzig
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jermdemo
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Advisor: Erjia Yan
Research Interests: Research Data, Metadata, Data Science
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Alma Mater: Beijing Normal University, Syracuse University
Website: http://www.kaili.us/
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Advisor: Tony Hu and Yuan An
Research Interests: Text Mining and Natural Language Processing
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Alma Mater: Syracuse University
Website: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~ml943/
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Advisor: Jennifer Rode, Kris Unsworth
Research Interests: Human–Computer Interaction, Maker Culture
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Alma Mater: Rutgers University
Website: http://drexel.academia.edu/AndreaMarshall
Vera Moffitt
Advisor: William C Regli and Julia Stoyanovich
Research Interests: Information Aging, Data Management
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Employer: Lockheed Martin
Alma Mater: Drexel University
Website: https://www.cs.drexel.edu/~vzaychik/
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Advisor: Gabi Marcu

Amy Opalek
Advisor: Prudence Dalrymple and Jane Greenberg
Research Interests: Metadata schemes, ontologies, and knowledge mapping to support the education and regulation of health professionals; biomedical and public health informatics
Kathleen Padova
Advisor: Erjia Yan
Research Interests: Knowledge Domain Mapping, Literature-based Knowledge Discovery, and Bibliometrics
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Employer: IBM
Alma Mater: Drexel University
Website: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~kjp24/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kpadova
Qing Ping
Advisor: Chaomei Chen
Research Interests: Information Visualization, Text Mining, Human-Computer Interaction
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Alma Mater: Dalian University of Technology
Michelle Purcell
Advisor: Susan Gasson
Research Interests: User-Centered Design, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Free and Open Source Software
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Alma Mater: The Pennsylvania State University, Drexel University
Wei Quan

Research Interests: Data Mining, Text Mining, Big Data, Information Visualization, Informetrics
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Alma Mater: Beijing University of Posts & Telecommunications, Syracuse University
Website: http://waynequan.net/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/waynequan
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Advisor: Tony Hu

Bo Song
Advisor: Weimao Ke and Tony Hu
Research Interests: Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Big Data, Parallel Computing

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Alma Mater: Drexel University (M.S.)
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Advisor: Tony Hu

Rachael Dubin
Advisor: Chaomei Chen
Research InterestsL CSCW, interdisciplinary collaboration, visual analytics
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Alma Mater: Bryn Mawr College 2009; University of Pennsylvania 2010
Heather Willever-Farr
Advisor: Andrea Forte
Research Interests: Design of collaborative production websites, information behaviors of family history researchers
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Employer: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Alma Mater: The American University, McDaniel College
Website: http://heatherwilleverfarr.com
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Advisor: Tony Hu

Yue Zhang
Advisor: Tony Hu

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Alma Mater: New York University, DePauw University
Research Interests: Data Mining, Text Mining, Machine Learning, NLP
Website: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~yz559/
Mengnan Zhao
Advisor: Christopher C. Yang
Research Interests: Health Informatics, Social Media, Data Mining
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Alma Mater: Tianjin University, China
Website: http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~mz438/