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Invited Talks


Modeling Bi-directional Trust in Semi-Autonomy: Understanding How Risk Affects Driver Trust

      Automotive Research Center, May 16, 2019, University of Michigan (North Campus), Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Human Robot Work Collaboration

       Future Ground Combat Vehicles, Speaker, April 30, 2019, Embassy Suites Novi, MI, USA.

Robots and the Workplace: Addressing Automation-Related Workplace Disruption

        Guest Panelist, April 23, 2019, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.


Trust but Communicate: Implicit and Explicit AV Communications on Pedestrians’ Trust during a Real-World Experiment

            2018 Toyota Research Institute Annual Program Review, November 13, 2018, Ann Arbor, MI.

Automation and the Dehumanization of Urban Spaces

           Invited Symposia Speaker at Shaping Future Cities on November 9, 2018, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Waiting at the Crosswalk: An Uncertainty Reduction Model of Trust between Automated Vehicles and Pedestrians

            Tandon School of Engineering, New York University, November 1, 2018, New York, NY, USA.

Michigan Meetings: Fall Symposium

            Invited Panelist on Living a Digital Life: Objects, Environments, Power on October 26, 2018, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

Technology and the Changing Nature of Work: Enhancing Perceived Safety in Human-Robot Collaboration

           Invited Symposia Speaker at the 30th APS Annual Convention May 24-27, 2018, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Modeling Bi-Directional Trust in Semi-Autonomy for Improved System Performance

           Invited Symposia Speaker along with Dawn Tilbury at the Automotive Research Center May 16-17, 2018, Ann Arbor, USA.

Advice from U-M Sponsored Research Awardees

           Invited Panelist at U-M Office of Research 4th Celebrate Research, Palmer Commons, May 3, 2018, Ann Arbor, MI.  

Trust Building in AVs: Explanations and Expectations

           Speaker at the Mcity Research Review, May 2, Lurie Engineering Center, GM Rm, 1221 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI.

Washtenaw County Consensus Conference: Self-Driving Cars Expert Panel

           Ann Arbor Public Library May 24, 2018, 343 South 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.

Trust in AV: An Uncertainty Reduction Model of AV-Pedestrian Interaction

            Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Informatics Colloquium Series, Bloomington, IN.


Pedestrians and Non AV Drivers' Trust in Autonomous Vehicles

            2017 Toyota Research Institute Annual Program Review, Ann Arbor, MI

Situational Awareness, Trust in Autonomous Vehicles and Secondary Task Performance 

            ARC Seminar, Warren, MI

Trust at the Crosswalks: An Uncertainty Reduction Model of AV-Pedestrian Interactions

            Guest Lecture  in University of Michigan, Industrial and Operation Engineering Ergonomics Course

A Research Agenda and Vision for ARC Human Factors Group 

            ARC Autonomy-Mobility Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI

Trust Me! Examining the Role of Trust on User Acceptance of Autonomous Vehicles 

           Michigan Interactive and Social Computing Seminar, Ann Arbor, MI 


Explanations and Expectations: Trust Building in Autonomous Vehicles (AV)

Mobility Transformation Center, Ann Arbor, MI


Promoting Drivers’ Commitment to Drivers’ Assign Platform

Didi, Beijing, China


Does Collectivism Inhibit Individual Creativity?

Fudan University, School of Management, Shanghai

Fudan University, School of Computing, Shanghai


Teams Working with Robots

Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information, University of Maryland, College Park.



Monitoring and Trust in Virtual Teams

Organizational Psychology Brownbag Colloquium, Michigan State University.

E. J. Ourso College of Business, Information Systems & Decision Sciences Research Seminar, Louisiana State University.

Media and Information Studies PhD Research Seminar Series, Michigan State University.


Panelist on Navigating the Landscape of Information Systems Schools

PhD Project Information Systems Doctoral Student Association (ISDSA) Conference, Puerto Rico.



Trust but Verify? Unraveling the Relationship between Trust and Behavior Controls in Virtual Teams

Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 2013.

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2013.



Trust and Behavior Controls in Virtual Teams

FIRST presentation at the School of Information, University of Michigan.


Can I Help You? The Role of Informal Help Ties in Predicting Rich Conceptualizations of System Use

College of Business and Economics, Boise State University.


Differences are Different Testing and Extending the Capabilities-Based Theory of Technology

School of Information, University of Michigan.


Internal and External Validity in Experimental Designs

Guest Lecturer, SI 840: Research Methods, School of Information, University of Michigan.



Testing and Extending the Capabilities-Based Theory of Technology Use in Diverse Teams in 2010

Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina, Greensboro,



Leveraging E-Identity Profiles in 2008

Information Systems Workshop at Price College of Business, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.


Informal Help Networks on Multiple Dimensions of System Use

Information Systems Workshop, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.



Social Capital and Knowledge Integration in Digitally Enabled Teams

ISR Special Issue of Digital and Social Networks Workshop, College Park, Maryland.

Management Workshop at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Walton College of Business.


Digitally Enabled Teams: Current and Future Research

Executive Advisory Board of the Information Technology Research Institute, Fayetteville, AR.



Social Capital and Knowledge Integration in Virtual Teams

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Walton College of Business Information Systems Workshop.

University of Memphis Fogleman College of Business & Economic Information Systems Workshop.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Information Systems Workshop.


Swift and Cognitive Trust in Virtual Teams

Big Ten IS Doctoral Research Symposium (Workshop) at Michigan State University



Trust in Virtual Teams

Information Systems workshop at Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.