Nuria Oliver is a computer scientist.
She holds a Ph.D.
from the Media Lab at MIT
She is the first female Spanish computer scientist to be named an
ACM Distinguished Scientist. She is a Fellow of the European
Association of Artificial Intelligence and one of the most cited female computer scientistin Spain
, with her research having been cited by more than
10400 publications. She is well known for her work in computational
models of human behavior, human computer-interaction, intelligent
user interfaces, mobile computing and big data
for social good. She is the inventor of 40 patents. She is a
frequent keynote speaker both for technical and non-technical
audiences. She is very passionate about the power of technology to
improve our quality of life, both individually and collectively (Wikipedia
She had a very busy 2015 in her outreach
to make technology more accessible to the general public