Rumi Chunara is an Assistant Professor at NYU, in Computer Science & Engineering and the College of Global Public Health. Her research focuses on how we can use unstructured data in real-world (public health) applications. She received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Caltech, S.M. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and Ph.D. in Electrical and Medical Engineering at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Rumi is a recipient of a Caltech Merit Scholarship, MIT Presidential Fellowship and is an MIT Top 35 innovator under 35 (2014).