At SJSU, I am working with business undergraduate students to investigate the use of artificial intelligence for social good. 


Ongoing projects


Teaching Artificial Intelligence to Business Students through Social Innovation

In this ongoing project, I'm conducting evidence-based education research to explore how to effectively engaging business students to learn AI through social innovation. In particular, we use emerging technologies such as chatbot (using Juji), visual recognition, sentiment analysis, personality insights (using IBM Watson).


Intelligent Tools for AI Education

Research lead: Terri Lee (BS in MIS, 2021)


AI-Powered Drones for First Responders

Research lead: Sambhav Gupta (BS in Finance, 2020)


Artificially Intelligent Career Counselors for College Students

Research lead: Terri Lee (BS in MIS, 2021)


AI Tutors in the Classroom

Research lead: Sambhav Gupta (BS in Finance, 2020)


Supervised student projects (selected)


Student Assistant Motivator (SAM)

Student lead: Alan Nguyen, Edson-Jossue Duran, Joey Hoang, Andy Ye and Jesse Chow.

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MyMeals: Intelligent Healthy Meal Planning Assistant During COVID-19

Student lead: Tianjie Zhu (BS Business Analytics 2020), Michael Chiang (BS MIS 2021), Linh Trac (BS MIS 2020), Joshua Zanger (BS MIS 2020), Alison Nguyen (BS MIS 2020)


ConserveE: Energy Saving While Staying At Home During COVID-19

Student Lead: Greg Diehl, Ava Enjavi, Siyuan Zhao, Yizhan Xue


International Student Assistant: AI assistant that helps international student navigate the higher education system

Student Lead: Harshika Chadha (BS in MIS 2020), Jaywood Tse (MIS), Jaykie Tse (MIS)

CASExplorer: AI assistant that helps CS students explore academic and professional world

Student Lead: Tianjie Zhu (Business Analytics), Linh Trac (MIS), Terri Lee (MIS), Zizhen Huang (Computer Science), Sophia Liu (high school graduate, incoming freshman at Brown University)

PACA: a Slack app that uses IBM Watson Assistant to analyze keywords and give coaching for physical activities to keep those working at home moving.

Student Lead: Camille Kae Valerio (MIS), Marcus Chan (MIS), Geordan Banks (MIS)


For previous projects, please check out here.