About Wendy Nilsen


Wendy Nilsen, Ph.D. is the Acting Deputy Division Director in the Information and Intelligent Systems Division of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at NSF. She is also the lead Program Director in the Smart Health program.

Her work has focused on the intersection of computing and human functioning. Her interests span the areas of sensing, analytics, cyber-physical systems, information systems, machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics. She also serves as cochair of the Health Information Technology Research and Development working group of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program and, serving on numerous federal technology initiatives. Prior to joining NSF, Wendy was at the National Institutes of Health.

To contact Wendy Nilsen, email her on wnilsen@nsf.gov