Chris H. Wiggins
- The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
- Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and Systems Biology
Foundations of Data Science Affiliated Member
Health Analytics Affiliated Member
Computational Social Science Committee
Materials Discovery Analytics Affiliated Member
Education Affiliated Member
Chris Wiggins is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and the Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times.
At Columbia he is a founding member of the executive committee of the Data Science Institute, and of the Department of Systems Biology, and is affiliated faculty in Statistics.
He is a co-founder and co-organizer of hackNY (http://hackNY.org), a nonprofit which since 2010 has organized once a semester student hackathons and the hackNY Fellows Program, a structured summer internship at NYC startups.
Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia he was a Courant Instructor at NYU (1998-2001) and earned his PhD at Princeton University (1993-1998) in theoretical physics.
He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and is a recipient of Columbia’s Avanessians Diversity Award.
Data Science in Context: Foundations, Challenges, Opportunities
An Agenda for Disinformation Research
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