Asst. Professor Computer Science, Learning Sciences; Director of Digital Learning Research
University of Illinois at Chicago; New York Hall of Science
Dr. Leilah Lyons conducts research at the intersection of human-computer interaction and the learning sciences, partnering with domain specialists and informal educators to innovatively apply human-computer interaction techniques to introduce learners to STEM topics. She is both an assistant professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago in the Learning Sciences Research Institute as well as the Director of Digital Learning Research at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI). Dr. Lyons earned her Computer Science Ph.D. and Museum Studies Certificate from the University of Michigan.