Faculty News

  • iSchool Professor, Michelle Kazmer, Ph.D., is Announced as a Finalist at iConference - March 2, 2018
    Once a year, researchers and experts in the field of informational studies from around the world gather to share ideas, concepts, and concerns at iConference. This year, our very own iSchool Professor, Michelle Kazmer, was announced as a finalist for the “Best Poster” award. Kazmer’s presentation was titled Perceptions and Experiences of Qualitative Open Data (PEQOD):[...] »
  • iSchool Professor Publishes Review on Biomedical Ontology Evaluation - February 23, 2018
    Dr. Zhe He, Assistant Professor at the School of Information, has recently published a review paper titled “Assessing the Practice of Biomedical Ontology Evaluation: Gaps and Opportunities” in the prestigious Journal of Biomedical Informatics as the co-first-author, working alongside co-authors from The University of Texas Health Science Center and the University of Florida. The Journal of Biomedical Informatics has been the premier methodology journal in the field of biomedical informatics for more than 50 years. In[...] »
  • iSchool Professor Breaking New Ground in Human-Computer Interactions Research - February 8, 2018
      Shuyuan Mary Ho, Ph.D., is currently an assistant professor at Florida State’s iSchool. Dr. Ho is teaching Information Systems and Information Security in both undergraduate and graduate-level classes at the College of Communication and Information. When she’s not teaching in the classroom, she’s conducting research on topics such as trusted human-computer interactions, cyber insider[...] »
  • Retired iSchool Professor, Martha Jane Zachert, Passes Away - January 25, 2018
    On January 10, 2018, at the Westminster Oaks Health Center, retired iSchool professor Martha Jane Koontz Zachert passed away after almost 98 years of life. In that time, she attained multiple degrees from various prestigious universities and received a certification in medical librarianship. After work in this field, she moved on to Florida State University[...] »
  • iSchool Professor delivers keynote lecture in Amsterdam - December 4, 2017
    iSchool Professor Mia Lustria was recently invited to Amsterdam to deliver a keynote lecture, meet with potential research collaborators at the University of Amsterdam and lecture students on web-based tailoring. Dr. Lustria has cultivated a strong relationship with researchers and students in the area, hosting two doctoral students from the University of Amsterdam at FSU and providing the faculty[...] »
  • Elizabeth Mann, Professor Emerita at FSU, passes away - November 13, 2017
    Dr. Elizabeth B. Mann, Professor Emerita at Florida State University, died at age 93 on October 12th. She passed away while in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Mann moved from Yale, OK to Tampa, FL when she was 3 years old. She obtained her A.B. from Florida State College for Women (FSCW), a BSLS from Carnegie Institute[...] »
  • FSU Professor wins Distinguished Paper Award at AMIA - November 9, 2017
    The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recently held its largest Annual Symposium yet in Washington, D.C.  The event supports research and practice in informatics and offers attendees a personal and professional educational experience. Assistant Professor in the School of Information at Florida State University Zhe He presented a paper and a poster at the widely attended event. His paper “Comparing[...] »
  • FSU professors featured in JASIST for impactful research - October 27, 2017
    The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is celebrating its 80th anniversary by looking at its journal’s highest impact articles throughout the decades. JASIST, widely considered to be one of the field’s two top journals, features two Florida State University professors on its list: E.A. Chatman and Gary Burnett. Dr. Burnett’s research focuses on the intersection[...] »
  • Mia Lustria Authors Chapter on Health Message Design - September 27, 2017
    School of Information professor Mia Lustria has written a chapter titled Message Tailoring in Health and Risk Messaging that has been published in the three-volume Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. This is one of three invited encyclopedia entries on messaging tailoring that Dr. Lustria has written. Designers of health education materials are always looking for new ways to[...] »
  • iSchool’s Zhe He Presents at MedInfo - September 20, 2017
    Florida State’s School of Information Assistant Professor Zhe He had the opportunity to attend the 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (MedInfo). This bi-annual event allows scientists, medical practitioners, entrepreneurs, and educators from around the world to share the world’s current research and foremost application in these fields. Dr. He kept busy during the conference as he not[...] »