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Victoria Bellotti
  • Research Fellow and developer of PARC's Opportunity Discovery research and strategic investment targeting program
  • personal information management, task management; user-centered design of context- and activity-aware computing systems
  • Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction from Queen Mary and Westfield College; M.S. in Ergonomics, and B.S. in Psychology from University College, all within London University in the United Kingdom
  • 20 patents
  • awarded membership of the ACM SIGCHI Academy for her contributions to the field and professional community of Human Computer Interface



Danny Bobrow
  • community knowledge sharing systems
  • natural language-based, broad-coverage system for question answering
  • over 100 published papers, books, and issued patents
  • President of AAAI; Editor-in-chief, Artificial Intelligence; ACM and AAAI fellow


Karen Braun
  • manages data visualization researchers
  • Ph.D. Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • 22 patents, 13 journal papers and 12 conference presentations


Tim Curley
Tim Curley
Senior Director of Business Development

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  • focusing on drug delivery, contextual intelligence, and more
  • develops commercial partnerships and creates routes to revenue opportunities
  • developed partner and go-to-market strategies for startup and Fortune 1000 companies
  • MBA, Strategy, Pepperdine University


Hoda Eldardiry
  • machine learning, knowledge discovery, data mining
  • social network analysis, ensemble classification, statistical relational learning
  • fraud analysis and anomaly detection
  • Ph.D., M.S., Computer Science, Purdue University


Gaurang Gavai
  • applications in embedded reasoning and machine learning with a focus on social network data analysis and technical infrastructure development therein
  • Master's in Computer Science with a specialization in Machine Learning, Georgia Institute of Technology; Bachelor's in Information Technology, University of Mumbai


Eric Gross
  • experimental design, systems modeling, optimization, and control
  • Ph.D. and M.S, Dynamic Systems and Controls, University of California Berkeley, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Ion Ho
  • data analytics, modeling and visualization, visualization web frameworks
  • M.S., Systems Science, Binghamton University


Tim Jacobs
  • business process optimization, data visualization
  • M.S., Computer Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S., Chemical Engineering, University at Buffalo


Gregory Kott
  • research interests include cloud computing, online analytics, analytics as a service with 20 years experience in research, design and development of hardware and software products
  • Ph.D. and ME, Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology


Lei Lin
  • exploring novel methods and models to analyze the wealth of transportation-related data for insights and applications to improve the urban mobility
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University at Buffalo, M.S., Computer Science, University at Buffalo, M.S., Systems Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University


Teresa Lunt
Teresa Lunt
Vice President, Computing Science Laboratory

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  • directs wide range of research activities including content-centric networking, ethnography, and ubiquitous computing
  • was an Assistant Director and Program Manager in DARPA's Information Technology Office; led teams at SRI International
  • M.A., Applied Mathematics, Indiana University, A.B., Geophysics, Princeton University


Raj Minhas
Raj Minhas
Vice President, Interaction and Analytics Lab

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  • directs wide range of research activities including high performance computing, cognitive science, agile organizations and machine learning
  • Ph.D. and M.S.. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto; B.E., Delhi University


Armon Rahgozar
  • development of science, technologies, tools and practices that enable businesses to improve performance, enhance agility, minimize risk and increase productivity
  • Ph.D., Computer Vision, Purdue University, MBA, William E. Simon School of Business


Sudhendu Rai
  • business process optimization and simulation
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 68 patents, 45 publications


Mike Roberts
  • architects and manages projects in the area of contextual intelligence, such as PARC's Contextual Intelligence Platform (CIP) and Contextual Agents projects
  • smart machines, advanced user interfaces for contextually aware applications, virtual and augmented reality, and scalable cloud-based distributed systems for the real-time web
  • Ph.D., London's City University


Rob Rolleston
  • information visualization
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Optics, University of Rochester, B.S, Computational Physics, Carnegie Mellon, MPS, Information Visualization, Maryland Institute College of Art
  • 33 patents


Cynthia Ryan
  • working with different domains of data (educational, health care, retirement planning) to find a way to communicate "the story" behind the data for each type of customer in the domain
  • M.S., Computer Science, Wright State University, B.S., Systems Analysis and Engineering Physics, Miami University


Nacho Solis
  • Principal Scientist and protocol architect of the Content-Centric Networking team
  • PI for various PARC projects for DARPA
  • wide range of expertise – from distributed server-less applications to contention-free MACs
  • addresses network challenges through content-based networks and various content-based applications.
  • Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz; M.Sc., USC; B.S., University of Costa Rica





Yu An Sun
  • game theory, behavioral economics and human computation
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, The George Washington University, M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania


Marina Tharayil
  • business process modeling and optimization
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois


Jesse Vig

  • intersection of machine learning, social computing, and human-computer interaction
  • builds systems that learn from the collective behavior of users
  • designs intelligent interfaces driven by discovered knowledge
  • best paper awards at Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces
  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Minnesota; BA, Mathematics, Oberlin College