Jay Chen

Research Assistant Professor

Computer Science and Engineering


Professor Chen is an assistant professor at NYU - Abu Dhabi and a researcher at the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) in Abu Dhabi. He is affiliated with NYU-Poly as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Professor Chen's areas of interest include: Distributed Systems, Networking, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD), and Human-Computer Interaction. His recent research interests include Web access under poor connectivity, Mobile Networks, Information Retrieval, Computer Security issues in developing regions.


New York University, Class of 2011

PhD., Computer Science

University of California - San Diego, Class of 2006

Master of Science, Computer Engineering

University of California - San Diego, Class of 2004

Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Computer Engineering and Applied Mathematics


New York University - Abu Dhabi

Assistant Professor

From: August 2011 to present

Awards + Distinctions

Janet Fabri Prize for Most Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, 2011.