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Vandana Singh

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School of Information Sciences
SIS Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor

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Dr. Singh has been at the School of Information Sciences since Fall 2008. Her research interest areas are Use of Information Technology for learning in work places as well in distance education, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Human Computer Interaction and Information Systems.Dr. Singh has received multiple research grants from federal agencies, including National Science Foundation (NSF), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and United States Geological Society (USGS). For more details about her funded research projects please click here. Dr. Singh's work has been published and recognized in national and international conferences and journals. For a list of publications please click here. More details about her teaching interest can be found here.

Currently, Dr. Singh is managing the undergraduate studies at SIS, this includes the IST Minor and other undergraduate studies related areas.

Dr. Singh was featured as Quest Scholar of the Week by UTK for the week of July 11 to July 18, 2009 Scholar of the Week

Dr. Singh received the School of Information Sciences Award for "Outstanding Assistant Professor of 2010".

Dr. Singh graduated with a PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2008. Her dissertation research is on Online Communities to Support the Users of Open Source Software.She holds two masters degrees, one in Computer Science from University of Chicago and the other one in Knowledge Management Systems from Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Her undergraduate degree is from Pantnagar University, in the foothills of Himalayas in India. To know more details about Dr.Singh please visit her website.

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865-974-2785
Education: 

Ph.D University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. M.S. Computer Science from the University of Chicago M.S. Knowledge Management Systems from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Research Interests: 
Human computer interaction
User experience
Usability
Open source software
Online customer support
Computer supportive cooperative work