Students who work with ISRC faculty on interactive systems research are also affiliated with the ISRC. The following includes both current students and our alumni.

Current PhD Students

Azin semsar (Improving healthcare professionals experience)
Heera Lee (Affective Computing in English Education for Foreign Students)
Nicole Sundin (Human-Centered Data Science)
Vasundhara Misal (Affective Computing)
Akiri Surely (Affective Computing)
Jwawon Seo (Augmented Reality)
Priya Rajasagi (Immersive Visualization using VR)
Lydia Stamato
Erin Higgins
Hasan Prottoy
George Cancro
Zainab Balogun


Post Doc

Dr. Aqueasha Martin-Hammond – Assistant Professor, IUPUI
Dr. Foad Hamidi – Digital living media systems for children and adults with cognitive and/or physical disabilities (Assistant Professor, UMBC)
Dr. Nora McDonald – Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Ignacio Avellino – Permanent Researcher at Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique (ISIR), Paris


Dr. Rahayu B. Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Information Systems Department, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Dr. Erin Buehler, Mixed Methods Researcher at Facebook
Dr. Patrick Carrington, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Human Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Peng Chu, Software Quality Engineer at Honeywell Intelligrated
Dr. Yuanyuan Feng, Data Scientist at Pieces Technologies
Dr. John R. Goodall, Staff scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Rachel Grice – Engineering Psychologist at Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Dr. David Gurzick – Assistant Professor, Management, Hood College
Dr. Rosa Heckle – Staff scientist, MITRE Corporation
Dr. Weimin Hou – Senior User Experience (UX) Specialist, UserWorks, Inc.
Dr. Celeste Lyn Paul – Human-Computer Interaction Researcher, Department of Defense
Dr. Galina Madjaroff – Clinical Associate Professor at UMBC’s Erickson School
Dr. Huimin Qian
Dr. Jieyu Wang
Dr. Kathy Weaver – Lecturer and Program Director, Master of Information Management, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
Dr. Kevin F. White – Director of IT, Lower Dauphin School District & Adjunct professor, UMBC
Dr. Michele Williams – UX Researcher, Intel
Dr. Alyson Young – Assistant Professor, IUPUI
Dr. Ali Abdolrahmani (Improving Non-Visual Access to Interfaces)
Dr. Adegboyega Akinsiku
Dr. William Easley – Human Factors Design Engineer at Apple
Dr. Phillip Feldman – AI/ML Futurist at ASRC Federal
Dr. Julie Haney – Computer Scientist at NIST
Dr. Germaine Irwin (Home Energy Use)
Dr. Victor Ondego – Senior Principal Human Factors Engineer at Northrop Grumman
Dr. Wajanat Rayes (Social Media and Culture)
Dr. Sidas Saulynas – Associate Professor at Stevenson University
Dr. Ashwag Alasmari (Consumer Health Informatics and Personalized Information Retrieval)

MS Students

Abdullah Ali – PhD student at UW
Vaishnavvi Viswanathan – Product Designer at Workday
Lydia Stamato – PhD student at UMBC
Shu-Yi Tseng – Digital Product Designer
Anirudh Nagraj
Morgan Scheuerman – PhD student at University of Colorado Boulder
Jasmine Tobias – Senior UX & Web Management Consultant, Systems Alliance
Kellie Gable – Senior Product Designer, Sontiq


Samantha McDonald – PhD student at UC Irvine
Hannah McGowan