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Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer ScienceMCS 1033+44 (0) 191 33 48131


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Dr Shi is director of the Haii Lab, a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Human Systems (AIHS) research group, and an associate of the Institute for Data Science (IDAS). He is interested in improving the interaction between humans and AI agents by integrating Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) approaches with Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques.

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We are searching for a postdoctoral research associate to join our recently launched EPSRC-sponsored project for a fixed duration of 33 months. For details, please refer to the job description.

I am a local organizer and Web Chair for AIED2022 and EDM2022. I am Proceedings Chair for IoT2022 and Workshop/Tutorial Chair for AIED2023.

Research interests

  • Human-AI Interaction
  • Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence
  • Explainable Machine Learning
  • Bias in Machine Learning
  • Machine Learning for Education
  • Machine Learning for Healthcare and Wellbeing


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