The BYU IPT Social Media Academic Research Team (SMART) is a team of multidiscilinary undergraduate students who use data mining and other techniques to analyze social media data from prominent websites (e.g., Twitter, Facebook).
Some areas of interest for the team include the following:
- Educational uses of social media;
- Institutional uses of social media;
- Data mining and emergent research techniques and their application to academic research;
- Identity in social media (including professional, political, and religious identity).
The research team is led by Dr. Royce Kimmons.
A list of current and former research team members is provided below.
|Name||Major / Interest||Year(s)|
|Evan Jones||Computer Engineering||2016|
|Kristin McGuire||Family and Consumer Sciences||2016|
This section provides links to private resources that are only available to the research team.
If you would like more information about the team or our work, please contact Dr. Royce Kimmons.