MICA Professor Awarded Instagram Research Award for Social Technologies

MICA Professor Awarded Instagram Research Award for Social Technologies

Dr. Viral Nagori, Assistant Professor, Digital Platform and Technologies, MICA, won the prestigious Instagram Research Award for Social Technologies. Dr. Narogi won the award for “The Role of Social Media Platforms in Enabling Women to be Entrepreneurs”. The winners were chosen from a large pool of applicants from a wide range of geographical regions, academic disciplines and topics, helping Instagram better understand the role that social technologies play in our world.

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Instagram’s mission is to bring everyone closer, in order to do that, it needs to deepen its understanding of how people engage with social media in a variety of ways. With these awards, Instagram is supporting new and innovative research to understand the effects of social media on personal well-being and social commerce around the world. The findings from this research will be shared publicly with the research community.

 

Dr. Viral Nagori has more than 13 years of work experience and has presented and published total 37 papers in peer reviewed national and international journals and conferences. Currently, he is guiding 4 PhD scholars in the different domains of Computer Science. He is also a member of the editorial board and the reviewer board of national and international journals.

 

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