Hernisa Kacorri

Associate Professor
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Education: 
Ph.D., City University of New York (Computer Science)
Biography: 

Hernisa Kacorri is an associate professor in the College of Information Studies (iSchool). She also holds an affiliate appointment in the Department of Computer Science.

Kacorri is a member of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and the NSF Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law & Society. She also serves as a core faculty member at the Trace Research and Development Center.

The goal of her research is to build technologies that address real-world problems by integrating data-driven methods and human-computer interaction. Typically her research applications benefit people with disabilities, such as assistive technologies that model communication and behavior.

Kacorri has conducted research at the University of Athens, IBM Research-Tokyo, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

She is a recipient of a Mina Rees Dissertation Fellowship in the Sciences, an ACM ASSETS best paper finalist and a best paper award, an ACM CHI honorable mention award, and an IEEE WACV best paper award. Kacorri has also been recognized by the Rising Stars in EECS program of CMU/MIT.

She received her doctoral degree in computer science from the City University of New York in 2016.

Go here to view Kacorri’s academic publications on Google Scholar.

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