December 11, 2015; Lecture: 4 – 5 pm, Reception: 5-5:30 pm

Rackham Amphitheater


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Bio: Professor Alex “ Sandy ” Pentland is a pioneer in computational social science, big data, privacy, and wearable computing. He directs the MIT Human Dynamics Lab and the Connection Science program, developing computational social science based on big data, and using this new science to guide organizational engineering.  He also directs the Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program, spinning off companies to bring MIT technologies into the real world.    He is among the most-cited computer scientists in the world. (personal webpage)