Virginia Tech Faculty Receive Funding from NIH R03

Psychology faculty member Dr. Angela Scarpa (Co-I), along with Industrial and Systems Engineering colleagues Drs. Sun Wook Kim (PI), Myounghoom Jeon (Co-I), and Zhenyu Kong (Co-I), and Human Development and Family Science colleague Dr. Carolina Hornburg (Co-I) received funding from NIH R03, Development of machine learning methods to support collaboration in a neurodiverse team at work. This project, will (1) leverage an ML approach to recognize and classify physiological, cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and engagement states of neurodivergent individuals during a collaborative in-person task and (2) learn and predict the dynamics of collaborative behavioral patterns during complex problem solving exhibited in a remote work setting.

Congratulations to all involved!

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