Diego Gómez-Zará

Diego Gomez-Zara

Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering



Areas of Interest

Professor Gómez-Zará’s research focuses on how social computational systems help people organize and collaborate. His work has been at the forefront of computational social science, human-computer interaction, and network science.

His recent publications include work in recommender systems, team formation, team formation, diversity, and virtual reality. This research has won best paper awards at top conferences in human-computer interaction, including CHI, CSCW, and IUI.

His dissertation research was awarded the 2020 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, the NSF’s SES Dissertation Improvement, and the INGRoup J. Richard. Hackman Award. He served as a graduate student representative on the ACM CSCW Steering committee.



Ph.D., M.S., Technology and Social Behavior, Northwestern University, 2021
M.S., Computer Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2012
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2010