A table comparing myths about the census with the corresponding facts.

Online Disinformation, Differential Privacy, and the 2020 Census

During the summer of 2019, I was a recipient of Media Democracy Fund’s PhDX Fellowship, a program that pairs PhD students in technical fields with policy-focused nonprofits to…

Trust in Artificial Explainable Intelligence (TAXI)

Team: Mahsan Nourani, Emma Drobina, Brianna Richardson, Prashant Singh As machine learning has become more widespread, the question of explainability has reared its head. Many machine learning algorithms…

Machine Learning Tutorial for FAMU-FSU Visit

Team: Diandra Prioleau, Kiana Alikhademi, Brianna Richardson and Emma Drobina On March 15th, 2019, a group of students from Florida A&M University and Florida State University’s College of…

UI Design for Educational Video Games

Team: Sarah Brown, Logan Cundiff, Emma Drobina As part of the User Experience Design class at University of Florida, students worked with an industry client to solve a…

Capstone Project: Research Portal, Semester 2

Team: Boyd Compton, Emma Drobina, Sowjanya Garigipati, Ryan Hodge, Colin John During the first semester of the capstone project, we designed the layout of our web application, an…

“Pay Attention!”: Developing the Social Behavior of a Responsive Robot Tutor

Team: Emma Drobina, Dr. Jenay Beer Electronic tutoring agents, such as robots, have much potential to provide customized and engaging education to students.  In math education specifically, robots…

Ward One – Spring 2018

Starting in the Spring of 2017, I worked on Ward One, a project for the Critical Interactives class. The Ward One project is an iOS application that chronicles…

Ms. An, the Robot Teaching Assistant

Team: Dr. Jenay Beer, Karina Liles, De’aira Bryant, Emma Drobina Abstract: The purpose of this project, headed by Dr. Jenay Beer and Karina Liles, is to gauge the…

a robot stands on a desk in front of a computer, which shows a diagram of a cloud.

Spatial Contiguity and Gestures for Robot Instructors

Team: Dr. Jenay Beer, Clifton Perry,  Professor Scotty Craig, Emma Drobina Abstract: Multimedia lessons are an important part of the set of educational tools. In this study, we…

a photo of the clothes collected for the clothes drive. There are five tables of clothes, plus two clothes racks, plus a table of jewelry.

Clothes Swap

I helped organize and staff two clothes drives for transgender youth in South Carolina. I volunteered with the Trans Student Alliance to collect and sort clothes, as well…