Research Interests:  HCI, Conversational User Interface, Social Computing, Human-Centered AI, Online education, and Live streaming

Email: ejli.uiuc@gmail.com


  • 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)

About Me

Yi-Chieh Lee is a Ph.D. in Computer Science, and he earned his degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), CSCW, social computing, conversational user interfaces, and human-centered AI. His work has been published in top-tier venues, e.g., CHI, CSCW, and several Journals. His dissertation research focuses on designing AI conversational agents to promote mental wellbeing and behavior change. He joins NTT as a research fellow and works with Dr. Naomi Yamashita

Before joining the U of I, Lee received his B.S. degree in computer science from National Tsing Hua University in 2011 and his M.S. degree in multimedia engineering from National Chiao-Tung University in 2014. In his prior work, Lee also applied physiological data, such as Electroencephalography (EEG) and Electromyography (EMG), in usability testing and human-computer interaction research.