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 Başkent. 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