Learning Science Advisory Board

Dr. Xiangen Hu

Professor in Department of Psychology, University of Memphis and Dean of Psychology, Central China Normal University

Dr. Xiangen Hu is a professor in the Department of Psychology and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis (UofM) and senior researcher at the Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS) at the UofM, and he is a visiting professor at Central China Normal University (CCNU). Dr. Hu received his M.S. in applied mathematics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, M.A. in social sciences and Ph.D. in Cognitive Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Hu is the Director of the University of Memphis Partnership Lab of Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), and senior researcher in the Chinese Ministry of Education’s Key Laboratory of Adolescent Cyberpsychology and Behavior at CCNU.

Dr. Hu's primary research areas include Mathematical Psychology, Research Design and Statistics and Cognitive Psychology. More specific research interests include General Processing Tree (GPT) models, categorical data analysis, knowledge representation, computerized tutoring and advanced distributed learning. Dr. Hu received funding for the above research from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. Institute for Education Sciences (IES), ADL of the US Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA), U.S. Army Research Laboratories (ARL), U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR), UofM and CCNU.

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