Chun-Hua Tsai, Ph.D.
I am an Assistant Research Professor of IST at Penn State University. I am a human-computer interaction researcher with a background in using the data-driven approach to web system development, particularly recommender system, data science, and social media.
My work has focused on enhancing AI Transparency, Diversity, Controllability and Explainability; Accessibility; Citizen Science and Health Informatics.
May 2020, my journal paper, "The Effects of Controllability and Explainability in a Transparent Social Recommender System", is accepted by User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI)!
January 2020, our paper, "The Emerging Professional Practice of Remote Sighted Assistance for People with Visual Impairments.", is accepted by CHI 2020!
August 2019, I Joined College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at Penn State University, as an Assistant Research Professor. I am a member of IST’s Laboratory for Computer Supported Collaboration and Learning (CSCL), which directed by Dr. John Carroll and Dr. Mary Beth Rosson.
August 2019, I passed my doctoral dissertation defense at the University of Pittsburgh, where I served as a research assistant in the Personalized Adaptive Web Systems (PAWS) Lab, directed by Dr. Peter Brusilovsky.