Ujwal Gadiraju is an Assistant Professor at the Web Information Systems group of the Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS/EWI), Delft University of Technology. He is a Director of the Delft AI “Design@Scale” Lab. In addition, Ujwal co-leads the research line on Crowd Computing and Human-Centered AI at the WIS group. He is a Distinguished Speaker of the ACM.
Prior to joining the WIS group, Ujwal worked at the L3S Research Center as a Postdoctoral researcher between 2017-2020. Ujwal received a PhD degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Computer Science from the Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany in 2017, and an MSc. Computer Science degree from TU Delft, the Netherlands in 2012. His research interests lie at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Information Retrieval (IR), with a special focus on Crowd Computing. Ujwal’s prior work in Crowd Computing has explored methods to improve the effectiveness of the crowdsourcing paradigm, running large-scale human-centered experiments to understand the interaction between humans and machines, and understanding the societal impact of algorithmic decision-making.
Ujwal received the Douglas Engelbart Best Paper award at the ACM HT 2017 conference, a Best Paper Honorable Mention award at the ACM CSCW 2020 conference, and co-authored work that won a Best Student Paper award at AAAI HCOMP 2020. He serves on the editorial board of the Human Computation Journal and has served as the Program Chair of the ACM HT2020 conference.
More information and a full list of publications can be found on his personal website: [ujwalgadiraju.com].
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