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Juan F. Mancilla Caceres

Assistant Teaching Professor
Biography

Dr. Juan F. Mancilla-Caceres received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has experience in research both in academia as well as industry, having worked as an Applied Research at Microsoft and as the Director of Data Science and AI for Parknav, a start up in Smart Cities. His teaching and research interests lie in the intersection of AI and Human Computer Interaction, including topics like Ethics in AI, Modelling Human Behavior, and Multidisciplinary Research in general.

Honors and Awards

2014, Outstanding Teaching Assistant – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UofI)
2012, Beckman’s Institute Cognitive Science / Artificial Intelligence Research Award
2011, 3rd Place in the ASPR Lifeline Facebook Challenge (TrueTeamEffort Team)
2010, Most Outstanding Demo Presentation in CS Grad Expo at UIUC

Research and Educational Interests

AI and Human Computer Interaction, including topics like Ethics in AI, Modelling Human Behavior, and Multidisciplinary Research in general.

Background Education

2014 Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2010 M.Sc., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2006 B.Sc., Electronic Engineering, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala

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