Recent News

September 2018: Multiple postdoctoral research positions are available in our group at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute, under the guidance of Dr. Vincent Aleven: kenholstein.com/postdocs

August 2018: Had an amazing summer at Microsoft Research, working with the Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics in AI group (FATE)!

July 2018: Honored to receive Best Paper at AIED 2018 (1 of 2 awards) and Best Student Paper at ICLS 2018! And congrats to my dear friend Michael Madaio for winning Best Paper at ICLS 2018! [details

June 2018: Presented three full papers and a symposium at AIED 2018 and ICLS 2018, all part of my ongoing PhD work on teacher-AI hybrid systems.

March 2018: Presented two full papers and a poster at LAK 2018, related to our work on Lumilo and the design of dashboards for AI-enhanced classrooms. Also participated in the LAK Doctoral Consortium (DC)! Special thanks to McGraw Hill for their generous DC travel support!

 February 2018: Had a great time presenting and demo-ing our work on Lumilo at SIGCSE 2018, alongside Franceska Xhakaj, Bruce McLaren, and the Microsoft HoloLens and MakeCode teams!
Travel
2019
May 1 - 10:   Glasgow, Scotland, UK   (CHI 2019)
January 28 - 31:   Atlanta, GA   (FAT* 2019)
2018
December 24 - 26:   Washington, DC​​​​​​​
November 16 - 18:   Worcester, Massachusetts   (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)​​​​​​​
June 21 - July 1:   London, UK   (ICLS 2018, L@S 2018, & AIED 2018)
May 21 - August 26:   New York, NY   (Microsoft Research)
May 5 - 6:   Washington, DC
March 3 - 16:   Sydney, NSW, Australia   (LAK 2018)
February 20 - 24:   Baltimore, MD   (SIGCSE 2018)
2017
December 19 - 31:   Washington, DC
December 4-6:   Philadelphia, PA   (Reimagine Education 2017)
March 11-18:   Vancouver, BC, Canada   (LAK 2017)
2016
December 26 - January 3:  Florence, Italy
December 21 - 25:   Washington, DC
September 10 - 16:   Lyon, France   (EC-TEL 2016)
August 27 - 28:   Toronto, Canada
2015
December 20 - 26:   Washington, DC
​​​​​​​June 24 - 30:   Madrid, Spain   (EDM 2015)
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