Faculty News

  • Yubo Kou Serving as Co-Chair for iConference Undergraduate Symposium - March 14, 2019
    iSchool assistant professor Yubo Kou, Ph.D., is committed to advocating for undergraduate students in the field of information. Dr. Kou has been an assistant professor with Florida State’s iSchool since August 2018. His area of research focuses on human-computer interaction, social media/game research, social computing, and computer-supported cooperative work. This year he is serving alongside [...] »
  • Christie Koontz Travels World to Teach Marketing to Librarians - March 1, 2019
    When most people think of common requirements of librarians, a base knowledge of marketing isn’t usually on the list. However, Christie Koontz (’90 Ph.D. Information Studies) is passionate about improving libraries and their ability to serve their communities. Dr. Koontz has served the last twenty years of her career in the International Federation of Library [...] »
  • iSchool Professors Travel to Cambodia for Information Science & Technology Conference - February 26, 2019
    School of Information Professors Kathleen Burnett and Gary Burnett had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia to attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference. The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) hosted the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on January 3-4, 2019 at the University of Cambodia located in Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia. The 2019 Theme was  “Effective [...] »
  • iSchool Professor to Present Research on Racial Inclusion in Computing Education at Conference - February 21, 2019
    Florida State University’s School of Information Professor Yolanda Rankin‘s paper submission has been accepted to the Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education (otherwise known as SIGCSE) 2019 Conference scheduled for Feb. 27th through March 2nd, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition, Professor Rankin will be participating in a panel discussion of Creating Spaces to Promote [...] »
  • iSchool Professor to Present at Interactive Technology Conference in Scotland - January 18, 2019
    Florida State University School of Information Assistant Professor Yubo Kou has published two research papers that will be presented at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Glasgow, Scotland on May 4-9, 2019. The conference is designed to facilitate discussion about the latest in interactive technology, allowing people from different disciplines, cultures, [...] »
  • iSchool Professor Named Principal Investigator on National Institute on Aging Grant - January 15, 2019
    Dr. Zhe He, Assistant Professor in the School of Information, has been named a Principal Investigator for a research project with a grant total of $422,382. The research involves studying the generalizability of clinical studies and is titled “Systematic Analysis of Clinical Study Generalizability Assessment Methods with Informatics”. Florida State University will be the main [...] »
  • iSchool Professor Publishes and Presents Research on Cyber Forensics - January 8, 2019
    With a bright start to 2019, Dr. Shuyuan Mary Ho has already published several research and innovation articles that highlight solutions in computer-mediated deception and cyber forensics. Dr. Ho’s innovative research paper titled ‘Leader Member Exchange: An Interactive Framework to Uncover a Deceptive Insider as Revealed by Human Sensors’ conceptualizes human sensor’s attribution in detecting cyber [...] »
  • CCI Invests in Faculty Research Initiative - December 5, 2018
    In the interest of promoting strong proposals for external funding and building interdisciplinary collaboration, FSU’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) initiated an internal research award competition. Faculty were encouraged to write proposals that could be used to support initiatives that connect CCI faculty to Florida priorities or Community needs, e.g. new collaborations with the [...] »
  • iSchool Professor Greg Riccardi Retiring After 37 Years at Florida State - October 25, 2018
    Dr. Greg Riccardi, a Professor in Florida State University’s iSchool, retired in June 2018 after 37 years of teaching. Known as one of the most influential and supportive professors, Dr. Riccardi has taught many subjects across Computer Science and Information Technology. He also directed iDigInfo, a research institute here at FSU that has been a [...] »
  • iSchool Professor Receives Social Computing Award - October 17, 2018
    Florida State University School of Information Assistant Professor Yubo Kou has received an Honorable Mention Award from the Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. CSCW is the premier venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. Bringing together top researchers and practitioners, CSCW explores the [...] »