2019 commencement celebrations have arrived. First, we must extend our enormous congratulations to both Dr. Matthew Mitsui and Dr. Ziad Matni for completing their PhDs!
Additionally, we must celebrate InfoSeeker Ruoyuan Gao for passing her qualifying exams this semester! And, InfoSeeker Jiqun Liu won outstanding continuing doctoral student award in the area of Information Science this semester.
Finally, we would like to acknowledge the great work of our undergraduate InfoSeekers. Divya Parikh has been working on our social media system SOCRATES. Samantha Lee worked on a project that assessed the variety of approaches to improve community Q&A platforms as part of Project SUPER. Ruchi Khatri worked on a project as part of Project SUPER that investigated which factors affect stress in human computer interaction, interactive information retrieval, health search, and interface design. And, Gayeon Yoo is working on a project for our system, SOCRATES.
Congratulations again to all of our InfoSeekers and their hard work this year!