Undergraduate research in the Spatial Information and Intelligence Laboratory

Motivated undergraduate students are encouraged to apply reearch positions at the Spatial Information and Intelligence Laboratory at the College of Information Sciences and Technology (E302 Westgate Building). Current onging research projects include

Human-computer dialogue systems: speech-gesture recognition (Kinect sensors), dialogue processing, discourse modeling, agent-based interactions

Visual analytics: information visualization; data analytics; interactive dashboard design; analytical reasoning; Tools: Tableau, PyViz, GeoDA

Geographical information analysis and retrieval: Mapping and visualizing geographical data; cartographic models; GIS analysis; Georeferencing text documents

Robotic 3D mapping: construction of 3D model of large indoor environment using SLAM and LiDAR sensors

Social media analysis: Detection of public opinions and focal themes from social media data; topic modeling; visualization of comunities and their expressions

University Park
Description of Responsibilities: 
  • Design and develop prototypes for interface agent
  • Developing case studies for understanding user goals / tasks
  • Data analysis
  • Conducting user experiments.
Number of Opportunities: 
Minimum Qualifications: 

Undergradaute students with majors in information sciences technology, computer sciences, statistics, and psychology.

Posting Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 to Thursday, December 31, 2020
Position Type: 
Work Study, Academic Credit
Opportunity Timeframe: 
Fall, Spring
Other Requirements: 

It is a plus to have the following skills:

  • Programming skills in Python, C, or Java
  • Knowledge of Geographical information systems (ArcGIS), visual analytics tools (Tableau), Matlab, and R.
Application Procedure: 

Please email (with a CV) to gxc26@psu.edu, and complete application to the following job post: https://psu.jobs/job/85321