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



  • 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)

  • I will attend CHI2021

About Me

Yi-Chieh Lee is a PhD at Computer Science and HCI researcher. His research interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), 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 effective AI conversational agents to promote mental wellbeing and behavior change. His Ph.D. research is sponsored by NTT, and he will join NTT from June 2021.  

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.