Faculty Profiles

Bo Pei

Assistant Professor, Instructional Technology and Learning Design & Technology

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Email: bpei@usf.edu
Office Location: USF Tampa campus, EDU 302-M
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Dr. Bo Pei is a passionate educator with a focus on the intersections of technology, data, and pedagogy. He offers a diverse portfolio of courses, including Data Visualization in Education and Introduction to Big Data and Learning Analytics. Driven by a vision of interdisciplinary collaboration, he aspires to democratize computational and data analysis skills, especially for those in the social sciences. Through his innovative teaching methods and curriculum design, Dr. Pei ensures that students not only acquire technical prowess but also appreciate the broader implications and applications of their knowledge in real-world contexts.

In the research arena, Dr. Pei consistently pushes the boundaries of how AI technologies can be integrated within educational settings. His investigations delve deep into data mining methodologies and AI algorithms, specifically targeting the modeling of students' learning processes. Furthermore, his fascination with dealing with the most contemporary challenges including AI ethics and the use of Large Language Models (LLMs) in Education, positions him at the forefront of educational AI innovations. By seeking to understand and enhance the interplay between AI and learners, Dr. Pei aims to advance the realms of trustworthy and precision education, bridging the gap between technology and pedagogical effectiveness.