Research


Programming with Scratch
Coded STEM: Coding for Educators in STEM

PI on an NSF STEM + C grant integrating computational thinking and coding into science and math courses for pre-service elementary and middle school teachers.

Building Robots
Computer Science and Engineering and Design STEM Program and K-12 Computer Science Pathway

Co-Director on a Dept of Ed Education Innovation and Research grant to increase teacher training in CS and STEM in Waukegan School District 60.

Scales
SCALES

Consultant on an NSF Convergence Accelerator, through my work with Northwestern's C3 lab, designing an AI-powered platform that will empower anyone to easily find answers about federal court records.

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WeCanManage

Co-PI for the WeCanManage Project, part of a ChicagoCHEC NIH grant to design an mHealth app to empower cancer survivors with disabilities to proactively manage their disease and its consequences.

Social Networking Sites
Cyberbullying Detection

Detecting cyberbullying from Social Networking Site text and memes.

Multitasking
Human Multitasking

Studying Human multitasking behaviors and its effects on performance on computers and smartphones.

My Guide
Mi Guia (My Guide)

Co-Investigator for a Pilot Project on a U54 NIH grant to design a mobile app to improve health-related symptom burden and quality of life for Hispanic women with Breast Cancer.

Persuasion
Persuasion through Dialogue

Exploring strategies for persuasion via computer-mediated dialogue to persuade people to make healthy lifestyle choices