Bruno Abrahao

Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics
Global Network Assistant Professor, Leonard N. Stern School of Business New York University

Affiliated with the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning  

Short bio

I’m a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics and a Global Network Assistant Professor at New York University. In addition, I’m also a faculty member in the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. I hold a PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University (under Bobby Kleinberg), was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, and worked at Microsoft Research AI, Redmond.

 

Contact info

abrahao@nyu.edu

Research interests

  • Biases in Deep Learning
  • Stability of Large Language Models
  • Applications in Business and Computational Social Science

Brackground

  • Microsoft Research AI, Redmond
  • Stanford University, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Cornell University, Ph.D. and MSc Computer Science
  • UFMG, Brazil, MSc and BSc Computer Science

Recent updates

11/18/2021 - Quoted in SupChina about data privacy concerns of the scanning-QR-codes-to-order trend in Chinese restaurants.

11/18/2021 - Social Media for Social Good event sponsored by Twitter. Speaker on research using social media data. Event coverage.

10/29/2021 - The Boston Globe quoted our research paper on neighborhood isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, which shows that residents in America’s 25 largest cities had less interaction with people from different racial and economic backgrounds.

11/30/2019 - TEDxNingbo: "Can AI aid the treatment of depression?"

6/14/2019 - Outstanding Study Design Paper Award is given by the Thirteen International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Web and Social Media 2019 for the paper “A Social Media Study on the Effects of Psychiatric Medication Use”

5/23/2019 - NYU Shanghai Press - AI Helps Uncover Long-Term Effects of Antidepressants中文

5/16/2018 - Interview by Discover Magazine about our research on how people make decisions on Airbnb [PDF]

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Study Design Paper Award 2019 is given by the Thirteen International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Web and social media for the paper “A Social Media Study on the Effects of Psychiatric Medication Use”

Best Extended Abstract Award for the paper "From Power to Status in Online Exchange", Association for Computing Machinery Web Science 2012 (presented by Microsoft Research) Read Editor's Notes

Best Paper Award Finalist for the paper "Fractal Characterization of Web Workloads", Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'02)

Teaching Award, Cornell University. For outstanding accomplishments and contributions as a teaching assistant, 2009