- Department of Informatics
- IU Bloomington
Patrick is an Assistant Professor of Informatics in the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington. He directs the Societal Computing Lab (SoCo Lab). Patrick is a core faculty of the Health Informatics PhD track. Patrick is the Director of Graduate Studies for Data Science, and also the Co-Director of the Animal Informatics MS and PhD track and the BS Cognate, BS Minor, and PhD Minor in Animal-Computer Interaction.
Patrick's research focuses on how to better support health and wellbeing, specifically that of underserved and vulnerable populations, through the design, development, and evaluation of sociotechnical systems and community-based mechanisms. He also design technologies to amplify human and animal capabilities in animal-assisted interventions and to improve animal welfare.