Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

Full-Time Faculty

Tianyi Li

Title/s:  Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office #:  Doyle 206

Phone: 773-508-8127


External Webpage: http://tli.cs.luc.edu/


Dr. Tianyi Li joined the Department of Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago as an Assistant Professor in 2020. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. Before that, she received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Hong Kong. She has published in top academic venues on crowd computing, sensemaking, and intelligent user interface.

Program Areas

Crowd Computing, Sense-Making, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Intelligent User Interface, Human-AI Interaction

Research Interests

Dr. Li designs and develops systems for computer-supported cooperative work and human-AI interaction. Her research probes the potential of crowdsourced sensemaking and seeks solutions to scaffold the collective intelligence of novice crowds for tasks such as intelligence analysis. She also conducts research and devises visual analytics tools with user-centered design to combine and coordinate human and artificial intelligence in broader, real-world decision-making processes such as data security and hyperparameter tuning. Throughout her work, Dr. Li investigates and evaluates the UX impact of different human-AI interaction patterns.