Advanced Distributed Learning - Memphis Intelligent Tutoring Systems Center
Members Capabilities
Zhiqiang Cai

Mr. Zhiqiang Cai is a Research Assistant Professor with the Institute for Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis. He has a Master of Science degree in computational mathematics received in 1985 from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, P. R. China. He also was an associate professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology from 1994 through 2001 ...(more)

Stan Franklin

A mathematician turned computer scientist turning cognitive scientist, Stan Franklin is the W. Harry Feinstone Interdisciplinary Research Professor at the University of Memphis, and co-Director of the Institute for Intelligent Systems. His research is motivated by wanting to know how minds work: human minds, animal minds and, particularly, artificial minds. For some years he's ...(more)

Art Graesser

Dr. Art Graesser is a professor in the Department of Psychology, an adjunct professor in Computer Science, and co-director of the Institute of Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis. Dr. Graesser received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California at San Diego.  His primary research interests are in cognitive science, discourse processing, and ...(more)

Xiangen Hu

Dr. Xiangen Hu is presently a professor in the Department of Psychology at The University of Memphis. Dr. Hu received his Master (applied mathematics) from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 1985, Master (Social Sciences) in 1991 and Ph.D. (Cognitive Sciences) in 1993 from the University of California, Irvine. He joined the University of Memphis in 1993 ...(more)

Max Louwerse

Dr. Max M. Louwerse is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis. Dr. Louwerse received M.A. degrees in language and literature (cum laude) from the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands and has a Ph.D. degree in Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He studied and taught ...(more)

Trey Martindale

Trey Martindale is Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Instructional Design and Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Memphis. Dr. Martindale holds graduate degrees from Texas A&M University (1992) and Texas Tech University (1998). At previous university posts he helped design and develop some of the first online graduate degree programs in the ...(more)

Andrew Olney

Andrew Olney is presently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at The University of Memphis and Associate Director of the Institute for Intelligent Systems. Dr. Olney received a B.A. in Linguistics with Cognitive Science from University College London in 1998, a M.S. in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems from the University of Sussex in 2001, and a Ph.D. in Computer ...(more)

Phil Pavlik

Philip Pavlik Jr. is currently an assistant professor of Psychology at the University of Memphis Institute for Intelligent Systems. Dr. Pavlik received a BA from the University of Michigan in Economics and a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied Cognitive Psychology with John Anderson (developer of the ACT-R cognitive modeling system)...(more)

Natalie Person

Dr. Natalie Person is the Chair of the Psychology Department and the Director of the Learning, Language, and Technologies Lab. She has an interdisciplinary research program that bridges the fields of Psychology and Learning Sciences. Dr. Person is particularly interested in developing innovative programs and technologies that will improve science education in ...(more)

Vasile Rus

Dr. Vasile Rus received his Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Technical University of Cluj-Napoca in June 1997 with a Diploma Thesis entitled Distributed and Collaborative Configuration Management, masterpieced while at LSR Laboratory, INPG, Grenoble, France. Dr. Rus earned his Masters of Science in Computer Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science degrees ...(more)

The ADL-CITSRD is located in the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) on the campus of the University of Memphis. Researchers associated with the center are faculty, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students in the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS). The center researchers have extensive experience in research, development, and evaluation of advanced learning environments.
Research Capabilities
Cognitive studies of learning systems
Impact study of Learning Technology in Applied Settings
Development Capabilities
ITS enhancement of learning content
Service Capabilities
Usability Analysis for Learning Environments
Text Analysis Using Computational Linguistics Tools
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