BS, University of Puget Sound; MS, University of Washington-Tacoma; Ph.D., University of Washington-Seattle
In the News
September 21, 2021
RIT awarded nearly $2 million for NSF Research Traineeship Program, AWARE-AI
To help address a lack of diversity, as well as gaps in AI curricula, RIT was awarded a grant of nearly $2 million by the NSF to create a new research traineeship program for graduate students
June 3, 2021
Why getting more people with disabilities developing technology is good for everyone
Essay by Kristen Shinohara and Garreth Tigwell, assistant professors of computing and information sciences, published by The Conversation and republished in The News & Advance, Communications of the ACM, and NextGov.
May 15, 2019
RIT research helps artificial intelligence be more accurate, fair and inclusive
RIT has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to help make artificial intelligence smarter and more inclusive. The grant creates the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site in Computational Sensing for Human-centered AI and will allow a total of 30 undergraduate students from across the country to spend 10 weeks at RIT.
Usability, Accessibility and Social Entanglements in Advanced Tool Use by Vision Impaired Graduate Students
iSchool Profs. Kristen Shinohara and Michael McQuaid (now at University of Texas, Austin), Ph.D. student Murtaza Tamjeed, and MS HCI student Dymen A, Barkins recently published “Usability,...