About Me

I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department.My research seeks to utilize artificial intelligence methods to build personalized learning systems. If this work at all interests you, feel free to drop me a note.

Prior to this, I was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Information Sciences Institute under the mentorship of Yolanda Gil. I completed my PhD at University of Southern California advised by Jonathan Gratch at the Institute for Creative Technologies.

Prior to my PhD, I completed a MSc in Robotics at the University of Birmingham through a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering at North Carolina A&T.


  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Ph.D. in Computer Science
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.S. in Computer Science
  • University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, M.Sc. in Robotics
  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC, B.S. in Computer Engineering, Summa Cum Laude