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
Graduate Student, Tsinghua University
Pei Li is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at Tsinghua University. She has been visiting the Knowledge Lab since September 2019. Her research topic is Public Participation in Community Governance under the background of Intelligent Construction. She studies how the public is involved in the intelligent construction of community, and how intelligence construction affects public participation in community governance.
She is interested in Sociology of Technology. She is studying the Technological Development and Employment Challenges in the era of Artificial Intelligence. Besides, she is also interested in Social Governance, and is going to do some academic work in this field.