Jay Chen - Research - Teaching

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
New York University - Abu Dhabi
Office: A2-179
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Research Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY


December 8, 2014
The Persistence of Paper: A Case Study in Microfinance from Ghana accepted to ICTD.

December 4 - 6, 2014 @ San Jose
Attending 3rd GAIA workshop and DEV-5.

November 5, 2014
Speaking at the AtlanticLIVE event: What’s Next? Navigating Global Challenges with the Innovation Generation.

September 15, 2014
FlashPatch: Spreading Software Updates over Flash Drives in Under-connected Regions accepted to DEV.

July 23, 2014
Dissecting Web Latency in Developing Regions accepted to IMC.

June 6, 2014
Exploring Internet Security Attitudes and Practices in Urban Ghana at SOUPs!

June, 2014
Working w/summer interns on deployments in Ghana.

Feb 14 - 19, 2014 @ Baltimore
Common Ties integrated demo at CSCW!

January 24, 2014
TAQ: Enhancing Fairness and Performance Predictability in Small Packet Regimes accepted to EuroSys.

December 7 - 10, 2013 @ Cape Town
TroTro: Web Browsing and User Interfaces in Rural Ghana to appear at ICTD.

I am an Assistant Professor at NYU Abu Dhabi and the Co-Director of the Design Technology Lab. I am also affiliated with the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) and a visiting faculty at NYU-Poly. In general, I am interested in Distributed Systems, Networking, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD). My research interests lately include information access under poor connectivity, mobile networks, and human-computer interaction.

My recent papers include:
A full list of my publications is available here.


Research opportunities are available for talented PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, pre-doctoral researchers, and interns (summer or off-cycle). If you have a combination of creativity, self-motivation, strong technical skills, and interests in or around my research areas send your CV and a cover letter to nyuad.dtl@gmail.com.