School of Communication and Information
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Dr. Chirag Shah investigates interactive information retrieval/seeking, especially those involving social and collaborative aspects. He studies social media and data generated by wearable devices as kinds of signals that can help us understand and impact human behaviors. This work is situated in contexts that include education, environment, and various social issues. For instance, he is exploring data available through the United Nations to understand relationship of climate change with land, energy, and water use. His overall research agenda falls under and uniquely connects Computer Science, Data Science, and Information Science.