Toby Jia-Jun Li

Toby Jia-Jun Li

Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering




214B Cushing Hall of Engineering

Areas of Interest

Prof. Li works at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), End-User Software Engineering, Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications.  He uses human-centered methods to design, build, and study interactive systems to empower individuals to create, configure, and extend AI-powered computing systems.

His recent work seeks to address the societal challenges in the future of work through a bottom-up, human-AI collaborative approach that helps individuals automate and augment their tasks with AI systems.

Prof. Li is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in computing education and research.



Ph.D., Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University, 2021
B.S., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, 2015