Deborah Estrin – keynote speaker at Digitalize in Sthlm 2021!
Deborah Estrin is a Professor of Computer Science at Cornell Tech in New York City where she holds The Robert V. Tishman Founder’s Chair, serves as the Associate Dean for Impact, and is an Affiliate Faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine. Estrin’s research activities include technologies for caregiving, immersive health, small data, participatory sensing, and Public Interest Technology.
Before joining Cornell University Estrin was the Founding Director of the NSF Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) at UCLA; pioneering the development of mobile and wireless systems to collect and analyze real-time data about the physical world. Estrin co-founded the non-profit startup, Open mHealth, and has served on several scientific advisory boards for early-stage mobile health startups and as an Amazon Scholar.
Estrin’s honours include ACM Athena Lecture (2006), Anita Borg Institute’s Women of Vision Award for Innovation (2007), the IEEE Internet Award (2017), and MacArthur Fellowship (2018). She is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007), the National Academy of Engineering (2009), and the National Academy of Medicine (2019). She was awarded honorary doctorates from EPFL (2008) and Uppsala (2011).
Current funders include National Science Foundation, Atlantic Philanthropies, MacArthur Foundation and Cornell University. Current collaborators include Tanzeem Choudhury, Nicki Dell, Helen Nissenbaum, JP Pollak.
Find out more in the abstract of Deborah’s talk “Immersive care: technology for caregiving” at Digitalize in Sthlm 2021.