Research Labs

Equity in Making (EITM) Lab
The EITM Lab conducts research at the intersection of critical making, inclusion and equity, and information behavior.

Interactive Information Systems Lab (IISL)
At the IISL, researchers study how people search for information and interpret results, and develop new tools and approaches to help people find what they need faster.

Community Equity, Data & Information Lab (CEDI) Lab
CEDI works with community members, not-for-profit organizations, and other researchers to understand and support the information, data, and technology needs and use of people, communities, and individuals who are traditionally marginalized.

Visual Analysis and Communication Lab (VACLab)
VACLab conducts research at the intersection of interactive visualization, human-computer interaction, and machine learning.

Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP)
CITAP is dedicated to researching, understanding, and responding to the growing impact of the internet, social media, and other forms of digital information sharing.

Yu Lab for Research Synthesis and Informatics
Yu Lab works across disciplinaries to enhance methods and processes for research synthesis (e.g., systematic reviews & bibliometrics) and innovate User interface (UI) and User experience (UX) of research informatics tools for information access.