Samira Shaikh

College of Computing and Informatics
UNC Charlotte
Computer Science
Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science, State University of New York at Albany

Courses Taught: Applied Machine Learning DSBA 6156, Special Topics 6010, Natural Language Processing

Her research interests include Computational Sociolinguistics, Modeling Complex Human Behavior, Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing. She was recently awarded funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Army Research Laboratory, examines the effectiveness and even ethical implications of using chatbots capable of influencing people's opinions in online discussions. Dr. Shaikh holds a dual appointment in the Department of Computer Science and Psychology.