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 a Sociology major and a Computer Science minor who developed a social mobile app to help people reach their goals.


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.


Yvonne Fang

Yvonne Fang

Yvonne explored how computational creativity might be combined with environmental science, and designed an exhibition in Spring 2020.


Dani Hove

Dani Hove

Dani is a Kibbe Science and a Surdna Foundation fellow who studied accessibility, virtual reality, and computer-aided design.


Isaac Kabuika

Isaac Kabuika

Isaac studied educational user interfaces as well as mobile app development for blind navigation, and was supported under a 2018 Freedman summer fellowship. He received a President's Award from President Rose in 2020 for his research and achievements.


David Leen

David Leen

David studied the intersection between neuroscience and human-computer interaction principles, and explored 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.


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.


Phoebe Nichols

Phoebe Nichols

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


Camilo Pareja

Camilo Pareja

Camilo is a 2019 James Stacy Coles Summer Research fellow. As a Computer Science major and Sociology minor, he studied how to solve computer-aided design problems.


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.


Lyndbergh Simelus

Lyndbergh Simelus

Lyndbergh developed a mobile app toward helping athletes prevent injury and reach new personal records.


Jigyasa Subedi

Jigyasa Subedi

Jigyasa is a Computer Science major and Urban Studies minor studying the intersection between interactive narrative and health.