Nuria Oliver is a computer scientist.
She holds a Ph.D.
from the Media Lab at MIT
She is the first female computer scientist in Spain to be named an
ACM Distinguished Scientist and an ACM Fellow. She is also a Fellow of the European
Association of Artificial Intelligence and a IEEE Fellow. She is well known for
models of human behavior, human computer-interaction, intelligent
user interfaces, mobile computing and big data
for social good. She is the co-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 invests significant effort in outreach
to make technology more accessible to the general public