Researchers in Human-Computer Intelligent Interaction (HCII) are constantly working to make all kinds of technology more helpful and powerful for people to use. Mark Hasegawa-Johnson has recently been named HCII co-chair, and he has big plans for the future.
Chao Ma, a 2013 Beckman postdoctoral fellow, embarks on his three years of postdoc research with plans to advance metabolic imaging techniques.
April Colette, a Beckman graduate fellow, studies a city deeply affected by flooding, in an effort to provide better solutions for future natural disasters.
Iwona Dobrucka has taken over as director of the MIL, and former director Wawrzyniec Dobrucki has received a tenure-track position in bioengineering.
With three years of research before her, postdoctoral fellow Preethi Jyothi is determined to improve automatic speech recognition software and make it accessible to many different languages.
The Winter 2014 issue of Synergy features Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, the new co-chair for Human-Computer Intelligent Interaction (HCII). It also showcases the research of Beckman postdoctoral fellows Choa Ma and Preethi Jyothi, as well as Beckman graduate fellow April Colette. Additionally, you can learn more about Wawryzniec Dobrucki and Iwona Dobrucka and their roles in the Molecular Imaging Laboratory (MIL).