Assistant professors

Tjitze Rienstra, Francesco Barile

Research assistants

Federico Cau

PhD Supervision

Years Name Title Co-supervisor(s)
2023-Ongoing Aashutosh Ganesh Video Summarization Mirela Popa
2023-Ongoing Dina Zilbershtein Fair and Transparent Recommendations Francesco Barile
2022-Ongoing Roan Schellingerhout Explaining job recommendations Francesco Barile
2022-Ongoing Adarsa Sivaprasad Explaining Bayesian Networks Ehud Reiter, Nir Oren
2019-Ongoing Tim Draws Representing diverse views for polarized topics online Alessandro Bozzon, Benjamin Timmermans

Alumni (PhD)

Years Name Title Co-supervisor(s)
2018-2023 Shabnam Najafian User Modeling for Privacy-preserving Explanations in Group Recommendations
2020-2023 Federico Cau Effects of Logic-Style Explanations and Uncertainty on Users' Decisions Davide Spano
2013-2016 Kirsten Smith Support for Carers through Technology Judith Masthoff (Aberdeen), Wendy Moncur (Dundee)
2015-2019 Yucheng Jin Mixed-initiative Recommender Systems: Towards a Next Generation of Recommender Systems through User Involvement Katrien Verbert (KU Leuven)

Alumni (Post-docs)

Amir Fard, Rishav Hada, Oana Inel, Mesut Kaya, Dimitrios Bountouridis, Emily Sullivan

Masters Supervision

Zhangyi Wu (2023)

Alumni (Masters)

2020 Boning Gong, Jody Liu, Mats Mulder
2019 Aishwarya Shastry, Lun Yeh, Bojana Uromovska, Nevidita Prasad, Sophia Hadash (TU Eindhoven)
2018 Daniel Morales, Joost Verdoorn, Ishan Ghanmode, Jaya Chithra, Feng Lu, Laura Kreuk

Alumni (bachelors students)

Year Name Title Co-supervisor(s)
2017 Sindu Sindunuraga Rikarno Putra Scaffolding Student PErspectives for Critical Thinking Craig O'Shannessy (Rbutr)
2016 Simon Bowden Irony Detection on Twitter Philip Davies
2015 Adrian Teaca User Evaluation of a Recommendation Interface
2012 Cecilie Grimelund Using data-to-text technology to disseminate project outcomes aimed at volunteers in citizen science Yaji Sripada
2010-2011 Steven Knox How Was School Today project Joe Reddington