Nialah Wilson-Small

  • Industry Assistant Professor

Nialah Wilson-Small

Wilson-Small holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University (2017), and master’s (2022) and doctoral (2022) degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.

She researches coordination algorithms for large collectives of simple robots, and human-drone interactions. Specifically, she is interested in how drones can use physical feedback to influence human motion, enhancing communication for novel applications. Her research is at the cross-section of design, human-robot interaction, and autonomy.

Prior to joining NYU Tandon, she received work experience in the Aerospace and Defense industries.

Research Interests: Robotics, human-robot interaction, uavs, accessibility