Akshay Punhani (MIMS ’20)
Akshay Punhani and J.M. Porup have been awarded this year’s Curtis B. Smith Cybersecurity Fellowship.
Josh Blumenstock
The award will support Blumenstock’s work on a new paradigm of algorithmic decision-making  that prioritizes social impact.
All I School classes are being held online and all events are cancelled or provided remotely.
David Bamman
Assistant Professor David Bamman was honored for for his research designing computational methods for natural language processing for fiction.
Ollie Downs is a 5th Year MIDS student with a strong commitment to LGBTQ equality in data science.
Research indicates that standardized entrance examinations are weak predictors of academic success and that overemphasizing GRE and GMAT scores reinforces structural disadvantages to some demographic groups.
Aditya Parameswaran
The Sloan Research Fellowship is given to the brightest up-and-coming scientists in the United States.
Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Citizen Clinic, a public-interest cybersecurity clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Information, received a grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies for its work helping politically-vulnerable organizations defend themselves against online threats.
The School of Information is a key part of the newly renamed UC Berkeley division.
Deirdre Mulligan
Mulligan’s research spans the fields of privacy and cybersecurity regulation, administrative law and new governance, and values-in-design.