Who We Are


DIRECTOR


Dr. Sarah Harmon

Sarah M. Harmon, Ph.D.

Dr. Harmon is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Bowdoin College, where she directs the Computational Creativity Lab.


RESEARCH ASSISTANTS


Nelson Andrade

Nelson Andrade

Nelson is interested in exploring graphic design and building social applications to help people reach their goals.


Yvonne Fang

Yvonne Fang

Yvonne is exploring how computational creativity might be combined with environmental science, and is designing an exhibition in Spring 2020.


Dani Hove

Dani Hove

Dani is a Kibbe Science and a Surdna Foundation fellow who is studying accessibility, virtual reality, and computer-aided design. He is a Computer Science and Mathematics major at Bowdoin.


David Leen

David Leen

David is studying the intersection between neuroscience and human-computer interaction principles, and will be exploring how a computer might generate or represent different kinds of information for users.


Michelle Luan

Michelle Luan

Michelle is a Maine Space Grant Consortium fellow who connected with NASA researchers during the summer of 2019.


Phoebe Nichols

Phoebe Nichols

Phoebe is a Neuroscience and Visual Arts double major and Computer Science minor who is designing experiments around human perception and design usability.


Camilo Pareja

Camilo Pareja

Camilo is a James Stacy Coles Summer Research fellow. He is studying how to solve computer-aided design problems, and is currently interested in pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Physics.


Lyndbergh Simelus

Lyndbergh Simelus

Lyndbergh is interested in helping athletes prevent injury and reach new personal records.



ALUMNI


Seth Chatterton

Seth Chatterton

Seth double majored in Computer Science/Mathematics and Physics at Bowdoin. He was awarded a Grua/O’Connell mini-grant and presented at ICIDS 2018.


Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough

Katie double majored in Government and Legal Studies and Computer Science/Mathematics, and studied natural language processing and sentiment analysis with Dr. Harmon. Results of her work were presented at ICCC 2019.



Isaac Kabuika

Isaac Kabuika

Isaac is a double major in Computer Science and Neuroscience at Bowdoin. Under Dr. Harmon, he studied educational user interfaces as well as mobile app development for blind navigation, and was supported under a 2018 Freedman summer fellowship.


Mackenzie Schafer

Mackenzie Schafer

Mackenzie doubled majored in Computer Science and Performance Arts, with a minor in Hispanic Studies. Under Dr. Harmon, she studied the intersection between human-computer interaction and theater.