Our paper on implicit intelligence beliefs of computer science students, published in Contemporary Educational Psychology, is on the Top 10 most accessed papers for the year of 2017!

M.S. student Nancy Pham and undergraduate student Cale Harms have joined our research group!

Congratulations to Yi Liu! Our paper on his work has been accepted to IAAI’2018!

Our new Aida project website can be found at:

This upcoming semester, our research lab will have the following students: On the Poem/Aida project: Yi Liu, Chulwoo (Mike) Pack; On the Computational Creativity IC2THink project: Vinay Singh and LD Miller (Post-doc); On the Food for Health project: Robert (Casey) Lafferty; On the SURGE project: Sudeep Basnet; On the Ad Hoc project: Elliot Sandfort. Let’s have a productive year!

Congratulations to Bin Chen and Pooja Ahuja, for having successfully defended their M.S. Thesis, in June and July, respectively!

Professor Leen-Kiat Soh and his collaborator Professor Liz Lorang are part of a large multi-national team that recently received funding for their work in digital humanities: Oceanic Exchange (OcEx), funded by multiple governments.

Professor Leen-Kiat Soh will become a Faculty Affiliate for the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior at the University of Nebraska.

Our Computational Creativity Exercises team has just gotten a manuscript accepted to IEEE Transactions on Education: Computational Creativity Exercises: An Avenue for Promoting Learning in Computer Science.

Working with Dr. Jeff Stevens of the Adaptive Decision Making Lab (, we have recently received funding from the NSF Decision, Risk, and Management Science (DRMS) program for “Similarity as a Process Model of Intertemporal Choice”.