United States


Computer Science

Northeastern University & National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Saiph Savage is an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, where she directs the Northeastern Civic A.I. Lab.Impact. The impact of Dr. Savage's research has led to her being named one of the 35 innovators under 35 by the MIT Tech Review, be awarded large grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and enjoy recognition from UNESCO for having globally one of the most impactful AI research projects. Her work has also won paper awards at top scientific venues in human-computer interaction, including ACM CHI, CSCW, and the Web Conference. The growing public interest in Dr. Savage's research has garnered international press coverage from the BBC, The Economist, Deutsche Welle, Vice, New York Times, Wired, Forbes, and Fortune. Dr. Savage also holds several leadership positions: she is a member of the ACM SIGCHI committee for Latin America, advises Federal Governments, presidencies in Latin America, collaborates with US Federal Judges, the Department of Justice, as well as the Office of the Attorney General in Mexico. She is also an expert member of OCDE's Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), especially AI for the future of work. Dr. Savage is a Tech Policy Research Fellow at the Center of Democracy and Technology (CDT) , and the Federation of American Scientists (FAS).Background. Dr. Saiph holds a masters and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). She also studied Computer Engineering at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). Previously, Dr. Savage was a Google Anita Borg Scholarship Receipient, a tech worker at Intel Labs and Microsoft Bing, as well as a crowd research worker at Stanford. She has worked at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Washington, and West Virginia University (where she designs technology for rural regions.)

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