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Roghayeh (Leila) Barmaki

Roghayeh (Leila) Barmaki

Roghayeh (Leila) Barmaki

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware

Data Science Institute Resident Faculty‎

Leila Barmaki is a computer-science faculty at the University of Delaware (UD), where she directs the Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCI@UD). Leila received her PhD in Computer Science, and MSc in Artificial Intelligence in 2016 and 2012 respectively. Before joining UD in 2018, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University. Her research is at the intersection of data science and human-computer interaction for healthcare and education applications. In particular, she combines embodied ‎cognition with technological advancements in augmented and virtual realities, multimodal machine learning, and human-computer interaction to ‎design high-impact medical and educational interventions. Leila’s research has been supported by Amazon Research and INBRE Pilot awards. Leila enjoys working with graduate and undergraduate students on solving interdisciplinary research problems, and she introduces these real-world problem-solving skills to her students in the classrooms, too.

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