Dania Bilal, professor of information sciences, came to UT in 1997. Her research focuses on children’s information seeking behavior in web search engines and digital libraries, among others, as well as the usability and design of these tools from children’s perspectives in multicultural settings. Read more.
Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir Selected as Quest Scholar of the Week
Carol Tenopir, Chancellor’s Professor of Information Sciences, has been named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to its 2012 class of fellows. She has also been named the UT Quest Scholar of the Week, http://quest.utk.edu/2016/carol-tenopir-7/
Potnis is Quest Scholar of the Week
Devendra Potnis, assistant professor at the School of Information Sciences, researches the socioeconomic implications of IT for disadvantaged communities, small businesses, microfinance, and electronic governance. His dissertation studied the role of cell phones in shaping information behavior of female cell phone users earning less than a dollar a day in rural India. Quest, the campus’ comprehensive research initiative, has selected Potnis as its Scholar of the Week.