iSchool faculty are leading conversations in the information field across the globe. They publish, present, and contribute their expertise in myriad way throughout the year. See where our faculty have been active this January:

Jaime Banks

Banks, J. (2024). Mixed evidence of a Moral Mind Heuristic in zero-history HRI: The (unstable) concomitance of mind, morality, and trust judgments. In Proceedings of the 57thh Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 600-609). University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Banks, J., & Bowman, N.D. (2024). The [Object, Me, Symbiote, Other] in the machine: Insights from video game psychology for teleoperator-robot relations. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 610-618). University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. [[TOP PAPER, HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTIONS MINITRACK]]

Bowman, N.D., & Banks, J. (2024). Murmuring crowds and flickering lights: Exploring sense of place across spatial materialities and valences. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 2664-2673). University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. [[TOP PAPER, GAMES AND GAMING MINITRACK]]

Liang, Q., Banks, J., & Gou, J. (2024). Persistence, emergence, and fadeout: Influence of AI teammates on the salience of human identities at work. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  (pp. 217-226). University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. [[Q. LIANG IS A VISITING DOC STUDENT AT SU]]

Koban, K., & Banks, J. (2024). It feels, therefore it is: Associations between mind perception and mind ascription in social robots. Computers in Human Behavior, 153, e108098.

Renate Chancellor

Keynote

Invited to keynote at the New York State Library. A Dreamer with at Tiny Spark: E.J. Josey Transforms the Modern Library Profession

Awards

Selected to participate in 2024 ACC Academic Leaders Network

Rachel Ivy Clarke

2024 Everson Museum of Art. (2023, December 4). 2024 CNY artist initiative selections. Everson Museum of Art

Giddens, J. K. (2024, January 20). Big gay art show back at Sedona Arts Center. Sedona Red Rock News.

Kevin Crowston

Zevin, M., Jackson, C., Doctor, Z., Wu, Y., Østerlund, C., Johnson, L. C., Berry, C., Crowston, K., Coughlin, S., Kalogera, V., Banagiri, S., Davis, D., Glanzer, J., Hao, R., Katsaggelos, A., Patane, O., Sanchez, J., Smith, J., Soni, S., Trouille, L. & Walker, M. (In press). Gravity Spy: Lessons learned and a path forward. European Physical Journal Plus.

Md Tariqul Islam

Islam, F. Bappy, T. Zaman, M. Sajid, and M. Pritom, “MRL-PoS: A Multi-agent Reinforcement Learning based Proof of Stake Consensus Algorithm for Blockchain,” in Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE 14th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (IEEE CCWC 2024), Jan. 2024. (Best Paper Award)

Ahmed, M. Nahiduzzaman, T. Islam, F. Bappy, T. Zaman, and R. Hasan, “FASTEN: Towards a FAult-tolerant and STorage EfficieNt Cloud: Balancing Between Replication and Deduplication,” in Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (IEEE CCNC 2024), Jan. 2024.

Bappy(s), T. Islam, T. Zaman, M. Sajid, and M. Pritom, “ConChain: A Scheme for Contention-free and Attack Resilient Blockchain,” in Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (IEEE CCNC 2024), Jan. 2024.

Haque(s), K. Hasan, I. Ahmed, M. Alam, and T. Islam, “Towards an Interpretable AI Framework for Advanced Classification of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),” in Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (IEEE CCNC 2024), Jan. 2024.

Bappy, S. Zaman, T. Islam, R. Rizvee, J. Park, and K. Hasan, “Towards Immutability: A Secure and Efficient Auditing Framework for Cloud Supporting Data Integrity and File Version Control,” in Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE Global Communication Conference (IEEE Globecom 2023), Dec. 2023.

Amin(s), K. Hasan, S. Zein-Sabatto, D. Chimba, I. Ahmed, and T. Islam, “An Explainable AI Framework for Artificial Intelligence of Medical Things,” in Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE Global Communication Conference (IEEE Globecom 2023), Dec. 2023.

Preeti Mahaveer Jagadev

The “SPIE Diversity Outreach Award 2024” has been awarded to Dr. Preeti Jagadev (Assistant Teaching Professor, iSchool). This is the first time an employee from American Academia has won this prestigious award.

Lee McKnight

Dunaway M. Roth T. Griffor E. Wollman D. (2023) Global Community Technology Challenge (GCTC) Strategic Plan 2024-2026. (National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD), NIST Special Publication. NIST SP 1900-20.ipd are acknowledged. 

Keynote Speaker, ‘Good, Bad and Evil AI,’ Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart Cities ’23 – AI Edition, San Jose Marriott & online, Dec. 12, 2023

Megan Oakleaf

Boruff-Jones, P., Johnson, A. Jones, S. Lotts, M., Nye, V., Lundstrom, K. and Oakleaf, M. (2023, October). Preparing for challenges in academic libraries: Building blocks for protecting access. Presented at ACRL Professional Values Committee Webinar, Online.

Carsten Oesterlund

Zevin, M., Jackson, C., Zoheyr, D. Wu, Y.., Østerlund, C., et al (2023). Gravity Spy: Lessons Learned and a Path Forward. General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology.

Co-PI on Project funded by Copenhagen FinTech (~$30,000). Title: Integrated Data for ESG Analytics (IDEA) for Fintech. With Cancan Wang and Yvonne Dittrich at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Joon Park

Faisal Bappy, Shaila Zaman, Tariqul Islam, Redwan Rizvee, Joon S. Park, and K. Hasan. Towards Immutability: A Secure and Efficient Auditing Framework for Cloud Supporting Data Integrity and File Version Control. In Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE Globecom 2023).

Beth Patin

Conference Papers

Lis Forward. (2023) Ensuring a Vibrant Future for LIS in iSchools: The Friday Harbor Papers, Volume 1. University of Washington Information School. 

Presentations

Patin, B. From Erasure to Empowerment: The Role of Information in Fighting Epistemicide. Michigan UM School of Information Winter 2023 Seminar Series, December 7, 2023. 

Patin, B. Nurturing Knowledge: Ending Epistemicide, Transforming Education, Strengthening Communities. University of Buffalo. School of Education Dean’s Lecture Series. November 17, 2023.

Patin, B. Transformative Change through Epistemic Justice. iSchool Transformation Talks. University of Toronto, November 16, 2023. 

Podcasts

Patin, B, Lankes, D., Eisenberg, M. Libraries Lead in the New Normal Podcast (~60 min. each)

Episode 28 (Dec 2023): More AI: ‘I’m Afraid I CAN do that, Dave’ 

Huntsville Progressive Podcast. Episode 51, 2023: Beth Patin, Huntsville Segregation History and Epistemicide. December 23, 2023. 

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

With the Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Democracy, received a $250,000 one year grant from Neo4J to use their software to track misinformation in the 2024 US election.