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Human-Centered Computing

Our research in human-centered computing strives to create ethical and accessible computing systems that positively impact society. Our researchers include top-ranked experts in health tech, privacy, human-computer interaction (HCI), social computing, and mixed reality. All are committed to designing, building, and evaluating systems that promote equity and improve quality of life for marginalized populations.


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Shiri Azenkot

Associate Professor

Shiri Azenkot is an Associate Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and the Technion. She is a member of the Information Science field at Cornell University.

Research focus: Human-computer interaction and accessibility

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Tanzeem Choudhury

Roger and Joelle Burnell Professor in Integrated Health and Technology

Tanzeem Choudhury is a professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech in Information Sciences and a co-founder of HealthRhythms Inc.

Research focus: Develops mobile sensing systems for capturing, learning, and interpreting people’s context, activities and social networks

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Nicola Dell

Assistant Professor

Nicola Dell is an Assistant Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and in the Information Science Department at Cornell University.

Research focus: Designing, building, and evaluating novel computing systems that improve the lives of underserved populations in low-income regions

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Deborah Estrin

Associate Dean and Robert V. Tishman ’37 Professor

Deborah Estrin is the Robert V. Tishman ’37 Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University, and currently serves as an Associate Dean at Cornell Tech.

Research focus: Mobile systems and applications, including: mobile health, personal informatics, and privacy

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Wendy Ju

Associate Professor

Wendy Ju is an Associate Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and the Technion. She is a member of the Information Science field at Cornell University.

Research focus: Interaction design research

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Mor Naaman

Associate Dean and Professor

Mor Naaman is a Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and in the Information Science Department at Cornell University, and currently serves as an Associate Dean at Cornell Tech.

Research focus: Social technologies

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Rajalakshmi Nandakumar

Assistant Professor

Rajalakshmi Nandakumar is an Assistant Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Information Science department at Cornell University.

Research focus: Developing wireless sensing technologies that enable novel applications in various domains including mobile health, user interfaces and IoT networks

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Tapan Parikh

Associate Professor

Tapan Parikh is an Associate Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Information Science Department at Cornell University.

Research focus: HCI and the design and evaluation of information technologies for education, governance and international development

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Alexander Rush

Associate Professor

Alexander “Sasha” Rush is an Associate Professor at Cornell Tech, where he studies natural language processing and machine learning.

Research focus: Deep learning text generation, generative modeling, and structured prediction

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Research Highlight: Nicola Dell on Technology Design for Marginalized Communities

Assistant Professor Nicola Dell’s research interests are in information and communication technologies for development (ICTD), human-computer interaction (HCI) and mobile computing.