Berkeley Conversations on COVID-19: Creating Informed Responses: Berkeley’s Computing and Data Science In Action

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Berkeley Conversations -COVID-19

Berkeley Conversations - COVID-19: Creating Informed Responses

Sponsored by the UC Berkeley Office of Communications and Public Affairs

Nobel Laureate Prof. Saul Perlmutter and Michael Lu, Dean of the Berkeley School of Public Health, will host and moderate a roundtable discussion with Berkeley researchers, focusing on how they are mobilizing computing and data science for COVID-19 response and recovery, from helping local public health officials track outbreaks to predicting and addressing job loss.

Featured Speakers

  • Jennifer Chayes, Associate Provost, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, and Dean, School of Information
  • Saul Perlmutter, Director, Berkeley Institute for Data Science, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics
  • Michael Lu, Dean, School of Public Health 
  • Maya Petersen, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
  • Michael Eisen, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, Molecular & Cell Biology 
  • Sandrine Dudoit, Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics 
  • Max Shen,  Chancellor's Professor and Department Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
  • Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Equitable Growth
  • Henry Brady, Dean and Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
  • Kathy Yelick, Associate Dean for Research, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences 

Last updated:

April 3, 2020