Rhea Basappa

Rhea R B (Rhea Ravandur Basappa) is pursuing a Master’s in Computer Science and specialising in Interactive Intelligence. She is currently working on the SAMI project in Dilab. Rhea has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from India. Outside of Dilab she enjoys dancing and trains in Bharatanatyam.

Research Interests: Human-AI interaction, AI in education and the intersection of AI and Cognitive Science.

Peter Carragher

Peter is a Master’s student in Computer Science at Georgia Tech. He is currently working on the Jill Watson project and as such is actively learning about knowledge-based Q&A and educational technology. His general interests include natural language processing and computational social science.

Patrick Westervelt

Patrick Westervelt is pursuing a Master’s in Computer Science, under the Interactive Intelligence specialization, and is currently working on the SAMI project. His interests pertain to artificial intelligence and human computer interaction. Patrick holds a BA from Emerson College, and outside of work and school, enjoys cooking, making music, and spending time with his pets.

Willventchy Celestin

My name is Willventchy Celestin. I am an OMSCS student specializing in machine learning. I also work as a data engineer for Capital One. In 2018, I received a B.A. in Information Science from Cornell University. My interest lies in AI systems that interact directly with humans on a domain-specific task like ecology. Outside of computer science, I enjoy oil painting, cooking, and weightlifting.

Scott Bunin

Scott Bunin teaches computer science in New York City.  He has 15 years of experience teaching computer science and technology to K-12 students.  He is currently working as the computer science department lead at the Academy for Software Engineering where he is focusing on making computer science more accessible to students.  He has a masters degree in education and is working towards a master’s degree in computer science at Georgia Tech. 

Kevin Hare

Kevin teaches computer science in Atlanta, Georgia. He has more than 17-years of experience teaching at the high school level and is working with the Georgia Department of Education to develop an Artificial Intelligence pathway for high schools in the state. In his free time, he co-founded the technology company BoxJump and authored the book Computer Science Principles: The Foundational Concepts of Computer Science. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, a master’s degree in secondary education, and is working towards a master’s degree in computer science at Georgia Tech.

Saloni Shah

Saloni Shah is a 3rd year Undergraduate student at Georgia Tech. She is studying Computer Science with threads in People and Intelligence. She is currently working on the Jill Watson project a DILab. Her research interests lie in human-computer interaction and artificial intelligence.