Neha Kumar

Neha Kumar

Associate Professor
BBISS Co-lead: Collaborative Social Impact

Neha Kumar is an Associate Professor jointly appointed at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. Her research lies at the intersection of human-computer interaction and global sustainable development, with a focus on global health and community informatics. Her work contributes feminist perspectives to the design and integration of emerging technologies across marginalized contexts in the Global South. 

Her research has been recognized by multiple ACM Best Paper and Honorable Mention awards. Neha received the College of Computing's Lockheed Inspirational Young Faculty Award (2017) and the Lockheed Excellence in Teaching Award (2019). She currently serves as the President of ACM SIGCHI. She earned her Ph.D. in Information Management Systems from UC Berkeley, Master’s degrees in Computer Science and Education from Stanford University, and Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Applied Math from UC Berkeley.

Departmental Bio

  • BBISS Initiative Lead Project - Collaborative Social Impact

  • Georgia Institute of Technology

    College of Computing; Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
    School Interactive Computing
    Research Focus Areas:
  • Shaping the Human-Technology Frontier
  • Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation
  • Additional Research:

    Human-Computer Interaction for Global Development

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