Jessie Chin

Assistant Professor, Information Sciences

Research Program: Cancer Measurement Technology and Data Science
Strategic Theme: Molecular Measurement

Jessie Chin examines cancer-related misinformation using behavioral and computational approaches. She aims to promote the dissemination and implementation of health knowledge and services to different stakeholders and patient populations in society. Her research seeks to build a systematic and automatic way to identify cancer-related misinformation and assess its impact on health-related beliefs and behavior. The Chin Research group aims to translate social and behavioral sciences theories to design technologies and interactive experiences to promote health communication and behavior across the lifespan.

Chin received her MS in Human Factors and her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She did her postdoctoral training in Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at the School of Information Sciences and an affiliated professor with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.