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Elijah Weber-Han

Lab Manager, Intercultural Communication Lab
Elijah Weber-Han

Areas of Interest

Human-Computer Interaction, Human-Robot Interaction, Human-Artificial Intelligence Interaction, AI Culture, Design Thinking and Cognitive Strategies, Philosophy of Technology, Surveillance, Cyber Warfare, Telepresence and Virtual Reality.

Biography

Elijah Weber-Han is the manager of the Intercultural Communication Lab (220 Gates Hall). He has degrees in Communication (Cornell B.S. 2016) and Information Science (Cornell MPS 2017). He first joined the Intercultural Communication Lab as in undergraduate student in 2015 and became lab manager in 2016. In addition to his duties as lab manager, Elijah researches telepresence robots. He is developing strategies to effectively deploy telepresence robots in outdoor environments, designing accessibility strategies and tools for telepresence robots, and examining human teleprsence robot interaction in the field. Currently, his work is focused on increasing the use and usability of telepresence robots

Prior to coming to Cornell he served in the United States Marines Corps (1998 - 2003), co-founded and operated SUNY Broome's internet radio station the HiVE (2013), and was a radio producer and personality. He is a digital artist, filmmaker, and electronic musician.