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

Feng “Bill” Shi

Post-doctoral Scholar, Knowledge Lab

My background is in applied mathematics, and complex networks in particular. I have been working on various interacting particle systems such as the evolving voter model, percolation of nanocomposites, and virus-antibody interactions.

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Grace Lu

Student, Uber

Grace works on self-driving cars at Uber. Grace graduated from the college double majoring in Computer Science and Economics from northeast Ohio. She is interested in big data, data analytics, social media trends, language processing, and using technology to create applications in a variety of different fields. At the Knowledge Lab, she worked on a project to map Wikipedia to understand how past revision history can lead to the creation of new pages. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, music, and traveling.

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