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

Matt Letke

Project Coordinator, Knowledge Lab & RDCEP, University of Chicago

Under the Computation Institute, Matt serves as the Project Coordinator for both the Knowledge Lab and the Center for Robust Decision Making on Climate and Energy Policy.  He recently graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in International Relations, concentrating in International Systems & World Order and European Studies.  Although he is currently working for the CI, Matt's extensive experiences range from working in the House of Commons in London to decision science research at Harvard.

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Ian Foster

Director, Computation Institute; Senior Scientist, Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) at Argonne National Laboratory; Executive Advisory Committee Member and Senior Fellow, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology (IGSB); Professor, Computer Science, University of Chicago; Professor, Physical Sciences, University of Chicago; Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago

Ian Foster is Director of the Computation Institute, a joint institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. He is also an Argonne Senior Scientist and Distinguished Fellow and the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor of Computer Science.

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