Nicola Dell is an Assistant Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and a member of Cornell's Information Science Department
. Her research spans Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) with a focus on designing, building, and evaluating novel computing systems that improve the lives of under-served populations in low income regions.
Nicola’s research and outreach activities have been recognized through several awards and fellowships, including a Graduate Facebook Fellowship and a Google Anita Borg Scholarship.
She was born in Zimbabwe and received a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of East Anglia (UK) in 2004, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Washington in 2011 and 2015 respectively.