I am primarily interested in machine learning and its applications to problems in robotics, assistive technologies, and human-computer interaction. I develop and apply new techniques for predicting structured data. I was awarded a Ph.D. in Machine Learning from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010.
Email: bzie...@uic.edu Office: 1108 Science and Engineering Offices Lab: 4211 Science and Engineering Laboratories
Some past projects: Using maximum entropy structured prediction techniques to forecast future human behavior for intelligent robotics and vehicle navigation applications.
Awards and Honors
Best Paper Runner-Up, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2012 Best Paper Nominee, International Conference on User Interfaces (IUI) 2012 Best Paper Award, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2011 Honorable Mention, Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science Dissertation Award 2011 Best Student Paper Runner-Up, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2010