Welcome to the Crowds and Machines (CROMA) Lab at the University of Michigan!

To apply to the CROMA lab as an undergraduate or master's student, email croma-apps@umich.edu for more information.

If you are a prospecitve Ph.D. student or post-doc, please email Walter directly for more information.




Core Faculty

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Walter S. Lasecki
Director, CROMA Lab
Asst. Professor
CSE / UMSI



Senior Researchers

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Jonathan Kummerfeld
Post Doc
UMich CSE
Ph.D., CS (2016)
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Stephanie O'Keefe
Lab Manager and Research Specialist
UMich CSE
Ph.D., Psych. (2017)



PhD Students

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Yan Chen
PhD Candidate
UMSI
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John Chung
PhD Student
CSE
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Sai R. Gouravajhala
PhD Candidate
CSE
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Jordan Huffaker
PhD Student
CSE
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Lucy Jiang
PhD Student
CSE
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Harman Kaur
PhD Student
UMSI
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Rebecca Krosnick
PhD Student
CSE
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Sang Won Lee
PhD Candidate → Asst. Prof @ Virginia Tech, CS
CSE
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Divya Ramesh
PhD Student
CSE
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Jean Young Song
PhD Candidate
ECE



Master's Students

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Master's
(Mech. E. and CSE)
UMich
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Kristen Escher
Master's (CSE)
UMich
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Mengyao Liu
Master's (CSE)
UMich
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Fan Yang
Master's (CSE)
UMich
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Kejia Yang
Master's (CSE)
UMich



Undergraduate Students

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Kammeran Barnes
Undergraduate
UMich
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Andrew Bunt
Undergraduate
UMich
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Chris Chen
Undergraduate
UMich
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Undergraduate
UMich
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Undergraduate
UMich
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Andrew DeLave
Undergraduate
UMich
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Peter Dukes
Undergraduate
MTU
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Undergraduate
UMich
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Undergraduate
UMich
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Ashley Fuh
Undergraduate
UMich
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Sam Gilson
Undergraduate
Georgia Tech
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Esther Gu
Undergraduate
UMich
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Milan Gupta
Undergraduate
UMich
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Sophia He
Undergraduate
UMich
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Jaylin Herskovitz
Undergraduate
UMich
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Naeun Kim
Undergraduate
UMich
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Shubhangi Kumari
Undergraduate
UMich
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Duncan Kummer
Undergraduate
UMich
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Varun Kutirakulam
Undergraduate
UMich
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Shaohua Li
Undergraduate
UMich
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Zihan Li
Undergraduate
UMich
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Anne Lin
Undergraduate
UMich
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Anthony Liu
Undergraduate
UMich
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Yige Liu
Undergraduate
UMich
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Yuning Liu
Undergraduate
UMich
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Brent Marieb
Undergraduate
UMich
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Gabriel Matute
Undergraduate
UMich
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Kayleigh Merz
Undergraduate
UMich
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Junlin Mo
Undergraduate
UMich
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Aditi Mylavarapu
Undergraduate
UMich
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Evan Parres
Undergraduate
UMich
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Nicholas Recker
Undergraduate
UMich
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Austin Riopelle
Undergraduate
UMich
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Cole Shaffer
Undergraduate
UMich
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JeongKeun (Jake) Shin
Undergraduate
UMich
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Deepak Subramanian
Undergraduate
UMich
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Sach Vaidya
Undergraduate
UMich
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Kayla Wiggins
Undergraduate
UMich
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Aaron Willette
Undergraduate
UMich
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Kayla Williams
Undergraduate
UMich
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Isabelle Wong
Undergraduate
UMich
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Fuhu Xiao
Undergraduate
UMich
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Yixin Xiao
Undergraduate
UMich
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Yutong (YT) Xu
Undergraduate
UMich
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Yiwei Yang
Undergraduate
UMich
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Qiyue Yao
Undergraduate
UMich
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Yuwen Zhang
Undergraduate
UMich
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Michael Zhong
Undergraduate
UMich



Alumni

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Mitchell Gordon
([UR] CS BS, 2015)
Now: PhD Student
Stanford CS
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Abigail Grobbel
(CS BS, 2017)
Now: SW Engineer
Groupon
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Yanda Huang
(CE BS, 2017)
Now: MS Student
CMU RI
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Xieyang Liu
(CS BS, 2017)
Now: PhD Student
CMU HCII
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Alan Lundgard
(CS, Math, Philosophy BS, 2017)
Now: PhD Student
MIT
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Jinyeong Yim
(Mech.E. MS, 2016)
Now: Developer
Naver AI Research
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Adam Yee
(CS BS, 2016)
Now: MHCI Student
CMU HCII
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Yujin Zhang
(CS BS, 2017)
Now: MS Student
UIUC CS
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Emmie Zhang
(CS BS, 2018)
Now: SW Engineer
IBM



Lab Mascots

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Skylo
Lab Puppy
UMich




The Croma Lab is always interested in hearing from exceptional undergraduates, Master's students, Ph.D. students, and post-docs with strong technical skills who are interested in creating novel interactive crowd-powered systems!

To apply to the CROMA lab as an undergraduate or master's student, email croma-apps@umich.edu for more information.

If you are a prospecitve Ph.D. student or post-doc, please email Walter directly for more information.

To apply for graduate studies at the University of Michigan, please see the following links: EECS (CSE) and/or UMSI





Projects



For more details on our work, see our full list of publications.





The CROMA Lab is part of the Michigan Interactive and Social Computing (MISC) group.
MISC is a cross-campus research group at the University of Michigan that brings together faculty and students
from Computer Science and Engineering, the School of Information, the School of Art and Design, and more.