2014 Fellows

We have selected 48 fellows for the 2014 summer fellowship class. View the 2013 DSSG fellows

Sarah Abraham
Sarah Abraham

Statistics

University of Michigan

Julius Adebayo
Julius Adebayo

Engineering

MIT

Everaldo Aguiar
Everaldo Aguiar

Computer Science

University of Notre Dame

Jeff Alstott
Jeff Alstott

Psychiatry

University of Cambridge

Nasir Bhanpuri
Nasir Bhanpuri

Biomedical Engineering

University of Southern California

Chris Bopp
Chris Bopp

Computer Science

University of Colorado

Joe Brew
Joe Brew

Public Health

University of Copenhagen

Nadya Calderon
Nadya Calderon

Visual Analytics

Simon Fraser University

Scott Cambo
Scott Cambo

Computer Science

Cornell University

Alejandra Caro
Alejandra Caro

Economics

Carnegie Mellon University

Cindy Chen
Cindy Chen

Engineering

Purdue University

Matt Conway
Matt Conway

Geography

University of California, Santa Barbara

Nick Eng
Nick Eng

Mathematics

University of Pennsylvania

Dylan Fitzpatrick
Dylan Fitzpatrick

Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Ben Green
Ben Green

Mathematics

Yale University

Matthew Heston
Matthew Heston

Computer Science

Illinois Institute of Technology

Madian Khabsa
Madian Khabsa

Computer Science

Pennsylvania State University

Vanessa Ko
Vanessa Ko

Political Science

McGill University

Himabindu Lakkaraju
Himabindu Lakkaraju

Computer Science

Stanford University

Andrew Landgraf
Andrew Landgraf

Statistics

Ohio State University

Peter Landwehr
Peter Landwehr

Computation

Carnegie Mellon University

Christopher Lazarus
Christopher Lazarus

Applied Mathematics

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Jeff Lockhart
Jeff Lockhart

Computer Science

Fordham University

Alex Loewi
Alex Loewi

Public Policy

Carnegie Mellon University

Subhabrata Majumdar
Subhabrata Majumdar

Statistics

University of Minnesota

Robert Manduca
Robert Manduca

Public Policy

MIT

Isaac McCreery
Isaac McCreery

Mathematics

Oberlin College

David Miller
David Miller

Psychology

Northwestern University

Philip Ngo
Philip Ngo

Computer Science

Harvard University

Diana Palsetia
Diana Palsetia

Computer Science

Northwestern University

Miguel Perez
Miguel Perez

Architecture

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Carlos Petricioli
Carlos Petricioli

Computer Science

Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Eric Potash
Eric Potash

Mathematics

Northwestern University

Layla Pournajaf
Layla Pournajaf

Computer Science

Emory University

Andrew Reece
Andrew Reece

Psychology

Harvard University

James Savage
James Savage

Economics

University of Melbourne

Tracy Schifeling
Tracy Schifeling

Statistics

Duke University

Carl Shan
Carl Shan

Statistics

University of California, Berkeley

Raphael Stern
Raphael Stern

Engineering

University of Illinois

Stephen Suffian
Stephen Suffian

Computer Science

Villanova University

Hui Fen Tan
Sarah Tan

Statistics

Cornell University

Misha Teplitskiy
Misha Teplitskiy

Sociology

University of Chicago

Sabina Tomkins
Sabina Tomkins

Computer Science

New York University

Rafael Turner
Rafael Turner

Computer Science

University of Chicago

Vrushank Vora
Vrushank Vora

Mathematics

University of Chicago

Ellery Wulczyn
Ellery Wulczyn

Computer Science

Stanford University

Zhou Ye
Zhou Ye

Computer Science

Johns Hopkins University

Sam Zhang
Sam Zhang

Computer Science

Swarthmore College

2014 Mentors

Experienced mentors from academia and industry will guide fellows in completing multidisciplinary projects. View the 2013 DSSG mentors.

Kate Cagney
Kate Cagney

Associate Professor, Sociology and Health Studies & Director, Population Research Center, NORC & University of Chicago

Varun Chandola
Varun Chandola

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Buffalo

Young Jin Kim
Young-Jin Kim

Managing Director at Emphanos

Eric Rozier
Eric Rozier

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Miami

Joe Walsh
Joe Walsh

Lead Forecaster for GE Healthcare, Policy Consultant for Community Technical Resources

Ben Yuhas
Ben Yuhas

Principal at Yuhas Consulting Group

2014 Staff

The fellowship is led by Rayid Ghani, former chief data scientist of the 2012 Obama campaign, and organized by an interdisciplinary team from the Computation Institute, a joint initiative between the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. View the 2013 DSSG staff.

Rayid Ghani
Rayid Ghani

Chief scientist of 2012 Obama campaign, CI and Harris School fellow

Matt Gee
Matt Gee

Research Fellow at the Urban Center for Computation and Data

Tom Plagge
Tom Plagge

Astrophysicist PhD turned data scientist

Andrew Means
Andrew Means

Associate Director, Center for Data Science and Public Policy, University of Chicago

Kate Kusiak Galvin
Kate Kusiak Galvin

Senior Associate Director of the Urban Center for Computation and Data, University of Chicago

Rob Mitchum
Rob Mitchum

Staff science writer for the Computation Institute

Aditya Kundu
Aditya Kundu
Peter Gao
Peter Gao

Advisors


Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt

Executive Chairman of Google

Ian Foster
Ian Foster

Director of the Computation Institute

Charlie Catlett
Charlie Catlett

Director of the Urban Center for Computation and Data