Faculty and Researchers

Below are the faculty and researchers conducting research on interactive systems and are affiliated with the ISRC from across the UMBC campus.


Nilanjan Nilanjan Banerjee
Professor, CSEE
Wearable and wireless sensors for Health and Assistive Technologies
Lee Boot
Director, Research Associate Professor, Imaging Research Center
Experimental media artist, visualizations
Karen Lujie Karen Chen
Assistant Professor, IS
Multimodal modeling of human behaviors and interactions, educational data mining/learning analytics, health informatics
Don Don Engel
Assistant Professor, CSEE
Associate Vice President for Research Development
Director of the Center for Space Sciences and Technology (CSST)

Research in visualization (esp. VR), human/AI collaboration, and visualization in support of collaborative work
Foad Hamidi
Assistant Professor, IS
Participatory Design, Assistive Technology, DIY Physical Computing
Andrea Andrea Kleinsmith
Associate Professor, IS
Affective behavior recognition, Training in complex real world situations
Anita Anita Komlodi
Associate Professor, IS
Human-Information Interaction, Visualization
Ravi Ravi Kuber
Associate Professor, IS
Tactile interface design, Accessibility
CynthiaCynthia Matuszek
Assistant Professor, CSEE
Human-robot interaction (HRI), Natural language processing
Helena Helena Mentis
Professor, IS
CSCW, Health IT, Gestural interaction, Movement analysis
Shimei Pan
Associate Professor, IS
NLP, User modeling, Human-in-the-loop   machine learning, Multimodal conversation systems
Tera Tera Reynolds
Assistant Professor, IS
Health Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer-supported Cooperative Work, and Public Health
Ramana VinjamuriRamana Vinjamuri
Assistant Professor, CSEE
Brain Computer Interfaces, Collaborative Robots, Prosthetics, Exoskeletons