Faculty

  • Assistant Professor, Data Science Initiative and Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences

    Karianne Bergen is an Assistant Professor in the Data Science Initiative and Department of Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences, effective January 2021. Her work has focused on machine learning for pattern recognition and discovery in large, complex sensor data sets, with recent applications to earthquake monitoring. Her research interest is in scientific machine learning,... Read More

  • Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Data Science Initiative and Sheridan Center

    Dr. Linda Clark holds a joint appointment with the Data Science Initiative and the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown.  Dr. Clark is responsible for developing an introductory Data Science Fluency undergraduate course, a Data Science Fellows course, and supporting the work of faculty integrating data science and... Read More

  • Assistant Professor, Data Science Initiative and Biostatistics

    Roberta De Vito is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and the Data Science Initiative at Brown University with a strong passion for developing innovative statistical models and tools for health problems.

    Her work aims broadly on developing and advancing methods for the analysis of high-dimensional, heterogeneous data sets to identify and... Read More

  • Deborah Hurley

    Adjunct Professor of the Practice of Computer Science

    Deborah Hurley is Principal of the science and technology policy consulting firm she founded in 1996. She is: Adjunct Professor of the Practice of Computer Science and Associate Faculty Director, Data Privacy, Executive Master in Cybersecurity, at Brown University; Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and Global Innovation Policy Fellow, Technology and Entrepreneurship Center... Read More

  • Assistant Professor of the Practice, Data Science Initiative, Director of Industry and Research Engagement, Director of Graduate Studies

    Andras Zsom started to work at Brown in 2015 at the Center for Computation and Visualization. During his time at CCV, he managed a team of data scientists and worked with university administrators, faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students on various data science and machine learning problems. He started teaching DATA1030: Hands-on Data Science as a part-time faculty in 2019 and... Read More

  • Lecturer (starting July 1, 2022)

    Shekhar Pradhan holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has taught computer science, data science, and philosophy at a number of universities, most recently at Columbia University in their Applied Analytics program. He has also founded three start-ups over the years,... Read More

  • Professor of Data Science and Computer Science

    Suresh Venkatasubramanian is a Professor (Research) of Data Science and Computer Science at Brown University. Suresh's background is in algorithms and computational geometry, as well as data mining and machine learning. His current research interests lie in algorithmic fairness, and more generally the impact of automated decision-making systems in society. Prior to Brown University, Suresh... Read More