Liquan Chai

Liquan Chai

PhD Candidate

Liquan Chai, PhD Candidate

Liquan Chai is a PhD student in the School of Design, ECA, supervised by Dr Dave Murray-Rust and Dr Maria Wolters. Liquan focuses on health informatics and uses human-centric approaches (mixed methods) to design digital artefacts to address problems between patients and health services.

Previously, Liquan received an MSc in Design Informatics (with distinction), and a Master of Informatics (first-class) in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. His background includes human factors, cognitive science, and natural language processing.

His research interests include:

  • Health care accessibility
  • Patient-provider and patient-doctor communication
  • Computer assistive learning
  • Designing and evaluating conversational systems