Lead Research Scientist
Andrés' work focuses on the design and study of social computing systems. He has been recognized for his work examining the use of social media during war and political uprisings; and for creating the Scratch Online Community at MIT. At Microsoft, he led the research team that created Calendar.help, a meeting scheduling assistant skill for Cortana that is powered by human and machine intelligence. His work has been published in and has received best paper awards from CHI, CSCW, HCOMP, and ICWSM. He was also named one of the MIT Technology Review’s 35-under-35 Innovators, and one of CNET's Influential Latinos in Tech. His research has been featured in the The New York Times, CNN, Wired, NPR, BBC, and others. Andrés earned a PhD from the MIT Media Lab in 2012. Learn more about his work here.