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Research Interests:  HCI, Conversational user Interface, Social Computing, Human-centered AI, Online education, Applied physiological data (e.g., EEG, eye-tracking)


About Me

Yi-Chieh Lee is an assistant professor in computer science at NUS and holds a joint appointment at Yale-NUS. Before moving to Singapore, he was a researcher at NTT, Japan. He earned his Ph.D. in 2021 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His research interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), CSCW, social computing, conversational user interfaces + NLP, and human-centered AI. He recently focused on designing AI conversational agents to promote mental well-being and behavior change. He is passionate about bridging social impact and AI technologies; thus, he dedicates himself to creating new technology interventions to facilitate human-AI interaction and generating recommendations for future technology design. 


  • If you are interested in working with me (I am hiring PhDs, and grads) or having a collaboration, please contact me. Check detail HERE 

  • One paper has been accepted by CHI2023! [download]

  • Our collaboration project received Cornell-NUS Global Strategic Collaboration Award! (Dec. 2022)

  • Our paper received the CSCW2022 Award of Diversity and Inclusion Recognition!

  • See my comments on the Communications of ACM - Raising the Voices of the Dead 

  • I serve as a Publicity co-chair for IUI2023

  • I serve as a Virtual co-chair for CSCW2022

  • I serve Program committee for CONVERSATIONS2022

  • I serve as a Consortium chair for TAICHI2022

  • I will join NUS SoC and Yale-NUS as an assistant professor from July 2022. 

  • Invite talk - YZU (Feb. 25, 2022)

  • Invite talk - NYCU (Feb. 24, 2022)

  • I successfully passed my Ph.D. defense! (May 4, 2021)

  • I am invited to GroupLens Seminar (Mar. 18, 2021)

  • I am invited to Dagstuhl Seminar (Sep. 19-24, 2021)

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