People

Our people are leaders in the fields of human genetics, sociology, mathematics, history, evolutionary biology, English literature and psychology, from the nations most prestigous institutions. About a third come from a computational modeling background who are interested in identifying and modeling knowledge generation and transmission processes. The remaining two thirds take the long view of science and scholarship and bring their expertise into meaningful conversations and research on topics that are of interest to them and to the Lab as a whole.

In the Limelight

Miles Grogger

Alumnus: Summer Intern, UChicago Laboratory School

I'm a rising senior in high school at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. In the summer of 2014, I worked for the Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy Policy in conjunction with Knowledge Lab to improve upon and expand Knowledge Lab's bookwoorm initiative. I also be participated in a summer program put on by DSSG, RDCEP, Englewood Codes, and Knowledge Lab called "In the Loop: A City Data and Digital Manufacturing STEM Learning Project".
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David Krakauer

Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery; Co-Director, Center for Complexity and Collective Computation; Professor, Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

A graduate of the University of London, where he went on to earn a master’s degree in computer science and mathematics, David Krakauer received his D.Phil. in evolutionary theory from Oxford University in 1995. He remained at Oxford as a postdoctoral research fellow and two years later was named a Wellcome Research Fellow in mathematical biology and lecturer at Pembroke College.

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