IAS Distinguished Scholars Past Fellows & Lecturers
Full Professor and Chair of the Technology Management Department, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University, New York, USA. email@example.com
Prof. Oded Nov, IAS Distinguished Scholar 2020/2021, is a Full Professor and the Technology Management Department Chair at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. He received his B.A. degree from Tel-Aviv University, his M.Sc. degree from the London School of Economics, and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University. Prof. Nov’s research focuses on social computing, human-computer interaction, and the future of expert work in healthcare. Prof. Nov’s work has been funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation through numerous research grants, including the NSF CAREER award (2012) for his work in the fields of human-computer interaction and citizen Science. Additional funding for his work was provided by the National Academies Keck Initiative, the MacArthur Foundation, the E.U. Marie Curie program, and Google. Prof. Nov has published multiple papers in prestigious journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings and received several Best Paper Awards. Among his current research projects is a new $2 million National Science Foundation-funded project to study and improve healthcare expert work in an age of enhanced cognition facilitated by data-intensive and artificial intelligence tools. Prof. Nov leads this collaborative effort of the NYU schools of Engineering, Medicine and Business, to study and design tools and workflows that help shape the interactions between healthcare professionals, patients and advanced technologies. Prof. Nov is also one of the principal investigators of Sounds of New York City (SONYC), a $5 million effort to harnesses novel sensors, machine learning, data analytics, and crowdsourcing to monitor, analyze, and mitigate urban noise pollution in New York City. Prof. Nov serves as an Oded Nov advisor for Ph.D., MS, and BS students, as well as post-doctoral researchers.