About me

Michael Sobolev is a behavioral scientist with a focus on technology, behavior change, and health.

Current research interests include behavioral design of technology, behavior change and digital nudging, mobile health (mHealth), and behavioral data science.

Starting in 2022 as Project Scientist at the Cancer Research Center for Health Equity at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Previously a Postdoctoral Fellow in Computer and Information Science at Cornell Tech (2017-2021) and Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Technology and Digital Innovation at Northwell Health (2019-2021) in New York City.

PhD in Behavioral Science from the Technion - Israeli Institute of Technology. MSc in Business and Organizational Behavior from Tel Aviv University.

You can also find me on twitter, Linkedin and Scholar. Email me at michael [dot] sobolev [at] cornell [dot] edu.


The secret to happiness is low expectations and a good cup of coffee.

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