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6:30, October 17th, Community Conversations at Cornell Tech: Nicola Dell

Professor Nicola Dell
Professor Nicola Dell

Professor Dell will talk about her work designing and building technologies for under-served communities, both in the US and around the world. She will also take questions from the audience. Location: Tata Innovation Center, Cornell Tech, 11 East Loop Road.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Professor Dell’s research interests are in human-computer interaction (HCI) and information and communication technologies for development (ICTD). Her main focus is on designing, building, and evaluating novel computing systems that improve the lives of underserved populations in the US and around the world.

6:30, October 17th, Community Conversations at Cornell Tech: Nicola Dell

Professor Dell is broadly interested in understanding the social, technical, and infrastructural challenges faced by diverse populations and creating new technologies to address their uniquely-situated needs. To do this, she partners with numerous NGOs and government ministries to design and deploy novel computing systems that aim to have a positive impact in the world.

BACKGROUND

Nicola Dell is an Assistant Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and a member of Cornell's Information Science Department. Professor Dell was born in Zimbabwe and received a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of East Anglia (UK) in 2004, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington in 2011 and 2015 respectively.

To Register use link: https://bit.ly/nicoladell or email: Jane.Swanson@cornell.edu or call 646-971-3744



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