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October 2, 2023: iSAT's Nikhil Krishnaswamy Talks AI Implications for Trade Jobs on NPR Podcast

Oct. 2, 2023

iSAT’s Nikhil Krishnaswamy, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Colorado State University and Strand 1 Theme Lead, was on a recent episode of NPR's The Pulse where he talked about AI's implications for trade jobs. He provided great insight as to what AI can and can’t do and what we...

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September 25, 2023: iSAT Shows off its Lab!

Sept. 25, 2023

Our iSAT research lab is a dynamic space dedicated advancing collaborative problem solving and team science research. Team members of the Institute of Cognitive Science at CU Boulder were invited to tour the lab where iSAT showcased live demonstrations of some of our research and technology that propel our Institute...

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September 18, 2023: iSAT goes to Washington, DC!

Sept. 19, 2023

iSAT’s Principal Investigator Sidney D’Mello and Executive Director Peter Foltz participated in AI Hill Day this week, where they had the opportunity to showcase achievements of iSAT, along with other AI Institutes, and engage with members of Congress. They were excited to show off the progress iSAT has made in...

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September 11, 2023: Sidney D’Mello presents at the TRIADS Speaker Series hosted by Washington University

Sept. 11, 2023

iSAT’s PI, Sidney D’Mello, spoke as part of The TRIADS Speaker Series hosted by Washington University in St. Louis, which showcases cutting-edge data science research from leading scholars at Washington University and beyond. Each event focuses on a pressing social issue and this one was titled From Learning Optimization to...

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September 4, 2023: iSAT’s Michael Chang Co-authors Blog on Equity in AI for Collaborative Learning

Sept. 4, 2023

Michael Chang and Jeremy Roschelle of The Engage AI Institute collaborated on a great blog post applying ethics and equity in AI for collaborative learning. Read the full post here .


August 28, 2023: High School Interns Present to iSAT

Aug. 28, 2023

Our iSAT Interns presented their research surrounding teacher views of having AI Partners/CoBi in the classroom! This presentation was incredibly valuable to our Institute as it gave us a clearer idea of what teachers what from an AI Partner and can help us narrow in on some of the traits...


August 21, 2023: iSAT's Nikhil Krishnaswamy Talks about Implications of AI on NPR Podcast

Aug. 21, 2023

Strand 1's Nikhil Krishnaswamy was interviewed for NPR's The Pulse and shared his perspective about AI's implications for trade jobs. In additon to being part of the iSAT Team, Nikhil is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Colorado State University. You can listen to the entire...


August 14th, 2023: Data Collection Team Training Helps our Researchers Prepare for Fall

Aug. 14, 2023

iSAT held a data collection training last week, which resulted in the data collectors developing additional research skills – specifically how to take field notes. Now that they no longer need to set up and troubleshoot equipment (the student recorder has been improved so that students and teachers can now...

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August 7th, 2023: iSAT’s Principal Investigator Sidney D’Mello Presents at ISRE Early Career Researcher Section (ECRS) 2023 Webinar Series

Aug. 8, 2023

Dr. Sidney D’Mello, a Professor in the Institute of Cognitive Science and Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, is representing the discipline of Affective Computing with his talk titled “Affect Detection from Wearables in the 'Real' Wild: Fact, Fantasy, or Somewhere In-between?” in the first webinar...


July 31, 2023: iSAT Partners with World Denver and TechGirls!

July 31, 2023

iSAT welcomed 5 students as part of a partnership with World Denver and TechGirls for a day of job shadowing and learning all about what we do at iSAT. The girls learned about our AI Partner “CoBi” and how it was developed. TechGirls is an international summer exchange program designed...