Monday, October 15, 2018

Part 2 Of Cornell Tech Roosevelt Island Community Conversations With Faculty Members - Learn About Designing And Building Technologies For Underserved Communities With Prof Nicola Dell Wednesday October 17, More To Come

The second in a 4 Part series of Roosevelt Island community conversations with Cornell Tech Faculty members takes place Wednesday, October 17 with Professor Nicola Dell.

You're invited.

According to Cornell Tech:

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.

Community Conversations with Cornell Tech Faculty


Professor at Cornell Tech & The Cornell Information Science Department

Wednesday, October 17 @ 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Tata Innovation Center
Cornell Tech, 11 East Loop Road
To Register use link:
or email: or call 646-971-3744


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..


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. 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.

• Nov. 27th: Prof. Mor Naaman
• Dec. 11th: Prof. James Grimmelmann

These events are free and open to the public.
A sample of Professor Dell's current research projects are listed here and Professor Dell describes some of her work in this 2015 video, prior to coming to Cornell Tech.

During the August 16 Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech Construction & Community Task Force meeting,

Cornell Tech Assistant Director of Community & Government Relations Jane Swanson described the upcoming series of community conversation with Cornell Tech Faculty and Roosevelt Island residents.

Register here to attend the October 17 Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech Faculty Community Conversation.