BBISS Seminar Series - Jessica Roberts

BBISS Seminar Series Event Banner for Jessica Roberts 11/16/23

Dataseum: An Opportunity for Public Interaction with Sustainability Research Data

Jessica Roberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

November 16, 2023, 3 - 4 PM ET
Hybrid Event - Teams Link
BBISS Offices, 760 Spring Street, Suite 118
Refreshments will be served.

Description: This talk will preview the Dataseum, an exhibition to be presented at the Price Gilbert Library in 2024 that will provide opportunities for public interaction with data from Georgia Tech researchers around sustainability and the environment.

Bio: Jessica Roberts is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at GT with a PhD in the Learning Sciences, specializing in geospatial analysis and visualization in informal learning. As director of the Technology-Integrated Learning Environments (TILEs) Lab at Georgia Tech, her research explores technology-mediated social learning experiences in environments such as museums and citizen science. She is a former middle school teacher and a Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems Faculty Fellow. Her work on the design of interactive learning technologies has been exhibited at venues such as the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and the New York Hall of Science. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Roberts conducted postdoctoral research at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and the Tidal Lab at Northwestern University.