From Product Perspectives
By Magali Pelissier
My guest today is Niloufar Salehi. Niloufar is an assistant professor in the School of Information at University of California, Berkeley. She studies human-computer interaction, with her research spanning education to healthcare to restorative justice. Her research interests are social computing, human-centered AI, and more broadly, human-computer interaction (HCI). Her work has been published and received awards in premier venues and has been covered in Venture Beat, Wired, and the Guardian. She is a W. T. Grant Foundation scholar for her work on promoting equity in student assignment algorithms and is a member of the advisory board on generative AI at NVIDIA. She received her Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University in 2018.
In this episode, Niloufar shares her inspiring journey into Human Computer Interaction, reflects on the field’s evolution and the interaction between corporate world and academia. We delve into her dual expertise in UX and AI, her impactful research, and the critical role of product managers in responsible tech development. Stick around for personal insights, audience questions, and Niloufar’s advice for PMs aspiring to dive into AI. Let’s get started!
Niloufar Salehi is an assistant professor in the School of Information.