Djellel Difallah

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: djellel@nyu.edu
Education: Dip. Eng. USTHB, Algeria; MS University of Louisiana Lafayette, USA; PhD University of Fribourg, CH

Research Areas: Crowdsourcing; Machine Learning; Knowledge Management & Discovery


Djellel Difallah is an assistant professor at NYU Abu Dhabi. He studied computer science and was a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship. He obtained a PhD at the University of Fribourg in 2015, working at the eXascale Infolab. He was then a Faculty Fellow at the Center of Data Science, NYU. During his professional career, Djellel spent time at the Wikimedia Foundation (Research Team), Schlumberger, interned at Microsoft Research, and participated in the Google Summer of Code.

Djellel's research interests include the study of crowdsourcing, human-computation, machine learning, and knowledge discovery and management. His work focuses on the creation of crowdsourcing systems that improve AI models and make a positive impact on the crowd participants and society.