- November 13, 2020
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Please join NYU CUSP and the NYU Urban Initiative for a virtual talk on “Quantifying Bias in Human and Machine Decisions” with Sharad Goel, Stanford University.
Friday, November 13th
11:30am to 12:30pm EST
Join us on Zoom: https://nyu.zoom.us/j/
Meeting ID: 942 4171 6691
Sharad Goel is an assistant professor at Stanford University in the Department of Management Science & Engineering, with courtesy appointments in Computer Science, Sociology, and the Law School. He’s the founder and director of the Stanford Computational Policy Lab, a group that develops technology to tackle pressing issues in criminal justice, education, voting rights, and beyond. In his research, Sharad looks at public policy through the lens of computer science, bringing a new, computational perspective to a diverse range of contemporary social issues, including policing practices, electoral integrity, online privacy, and media bias. Before joining the Stanford faculty, Sharad completed a Ph.D. in applied mathematics at Cornell University, and worked as a senior researcher at Microsoft.