Sharad Goel

Date
Wed, Oct 7 2020, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Speaker
Sharad Goel, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
Sharad Goel
Biography

Sharad Goel's primary area of research is computational social science, an emerging discipline at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and the social sciences. He's particularly interested in applying modern computational and statistical techniques to study social and political policies, such as stop-and-frisk, swing voting, filter bubbles, do-not-track, and media bias. Before joining Stanford, Goel was a senior researcher at Microsoft Research and Yahoo Labs.