2017 - present
Ph.D. student in the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Waterloo (Department of Computer Science), advisded by Dr. Edith Law. My research involves designing interactions of pedagogical conversational agents, from chatbots to physically-embodied robots, that promote social experiences.

2014 - 2016
M.Sc. Human-Machine Communication cum laude, University of Groningen (Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Engineering, now the Bernoulli Institute), advised by Dr. Marieke van Vugt and Dr. Deniz Ba┼čkent. Thesis focused on improving speech perception for cochlear implant wearers.

Honours Master High Tech Systems and Materials, University of Groningen & Philips Consumer Lifestyle

2009 - 2014
B.Sc. Cognitive Systems: Cognition and Brain, University of British Columbia

Awards
2019: Postgraduate Scholarship-Doctoral (PGS D), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
2014: Avril McDonald Prize, University of Groningen