Steering Committee

Gary King

Gary King

Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor
Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science

Gary King is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University -- one of 25 with Harvard's most distinguished faculty title...

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Alyssa Goodman

Robert Wheeler Wilson Professor of Applied Astronomy
Department of Astronomy
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Alyssa Goodman is the Robert Wheeler Willson Professor of Applied Astronomy at Harvard University, co-Director for Science at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and a Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution. Goodman's research and teaching interests span astronomy, data visualization, and online systems for research and education. Goodman's personal research presently focuses primarily on new ways to visualize and analyze the tremendous data volumes created by large and/or diverse astronomical surveys, and on improving our understanding of the structure of the Milky Way Galaxy. She is working closely with colleagues at the American Astronomical Society, helping to expand the use of the WorldWide Telescope program, in both research and in education. Goodman also leads the Prediction project at Harvard University, focused on tracing back the roots of modern computer simulation, as prediction, through history, all the way back to the sheep entrail divination practiced in Mesopotamia.... Read more about Alyssa Goodman

Xiao-Li Meng

Whipple V.N. Jones Professor of Statistics, Harvard Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Editor in Chief of the Harvard Data Science Review

Xiao-Li Meng, the Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics, and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Harvard Data Science Review, is well...

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Department of Statistics
p: 617 495 1603
Neil Shephard

Neil Shephard

Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science
Economics and of Statistics Departments