Fernando Delgado

Fernando Delgado is a PhD candidate in Information Science at Cornell University. Prior to commencing his doctoral studies, Fernando worked at H5, a pioneering firm in the field of legal technology designing and deploying algorithmic systems for fact-finding in civil litigation. His current academic research focuses on elaborating and refining design, evaluation, and governance frameworks for automated decision systems in high-stakes domains. He draws on theory and methods from the social science of technology and law, as well as the computational fields of information retrieval and machine learning. His research is supported by the McNair Scholars Program, the MacArthur Foundation program on Technology in the Public Interest, and the Russell Sage Foundation initiative on Computational Social Science.