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Souvick Ghosh
School of Information, San Jose State University

Dr. Souvick “Vic” Ghosh is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information, San Jose State University. His research interests focus on conversational search systems and social media analytics. He did his Ph.D. in Information Science from Rutgers University, USA, and has Bachelors and Masters in Computer Science. Souvick is the Panel Track Co-chair for ASIS&T Annual Meeting 2022 and have been involved with the SIG SM (as a member and officer) since its inception. He is the Minitrack Chair for HICSS 2023 and the Program Committee member and reviewer of several ACM conferences (ACM SIGIR, ACM CHIIR, ACM CUI) and journals (ACM TOIS, JASIST, IP&M). He has also been involved with DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) initiatives in several capacities (ACM SIGIR, Rutgers University) in the past and present. 




Lingzi Hong
Chair-elect (2024-2025)
University of North Texas College of Information

Dr. Lingzi Hong is an Assistant Professor in Data Science at the University of North Texas College of Information. She earned her PhD in Information Science from the University of Maryland College Park in 2019. Her research interest focuses on computational social science and crisis informatics, thus using data science methods to investigate big data for fair and efficient decision-making. Her interdisciplinary research has been published in conferences and journals such as NAACL, ACM Web Science, ASIS&T, EPJ Data Science.



Priya Vaidya
Secretary (2023-2024)
Department of Library & Information Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Ms Priya Vaidya is presently pursuing PhD from the Department of Library & Information Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She is a Senior Research Fellow (University Grants Commission), Gold Medalist and received PG Merit Scholarship while pursuing her Masters. Her area of interest includes the Service Quality Assessment of University Libraries. Apart from her thrust area, her interest extends to library management, bibliometrics, meta-analysis, and trends in ICT. She has few research publications to her credit, particularly in Library Herald, IGI Pub., Routledge (Serials Librarian), Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (SAGE Pub.), and KELPRO Bulletin (UGC-CARE List Indexed Journal). She has secured the first position in BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD 2021 organized by KELPRO Bulletin. She has published and presented research papers at national and international conferences. Ms Priya has completed various online certifications from Georgia Technological University, Coursera, Google, and Microsoft. In 2020, she attended and presented in an International Workshop conducted by IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) at Le-Meridien, New Delhi. She has been a member of ASIS&T since two years.



Han Zheng
Communications Officer (2023-2024)
School of Information Management, Wuhan University

Dr. Han Zheng is an associate professor at the School of Information Management, Wuhan University. He earned his Ph.D. in Information Studies from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His research currently focuses on health informatics, computational social science, and research evaluation. His work has been featured in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Telematics and Informatics, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Internet Research, Information Processing & Management, and Computers in Human Behavior. He also serves as the associate editor for Frontiers in Psychology and as the conference chair assistant for ASIS&T 2021.






Miaomiao Chen
Treasurer (2023-2024)
School of Information Management, Wuhan University

Miaomiao Chen is currently a PhD student at the School of Information Management of Wuhan University, China. Her research interests cover social media analysis, crisis informatics, and knowledge contribution. Her research has been published in journals and conferences such as Internet Research, Information Technology & People, and ASIS&T 2023. She has won the first prize in the China Graduate Mathematical Modeling Competition for two consecutive years, along with receiving the National Scholarship for two consecutive years. Additionally, she has also won the First Prize of Academic Innovation Award in Wuhan University as well as other accolades.



Charles Bugre
Webmaster (2023-2024)
University of Washington Information School

Charles Bugre is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington Information School. His current research interests include UX research for under and unserved populations, the use of ICT for economic and social development; information/ICT and its ethical use among the youth; digital literacy for persons with low-levels of literacy; the future of libraries; deepfakes and its looming effects on democracy.