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Shashi Shekhar, a McKnight Distinguished University Professor at the University of Minnesota, is a leading scholar of spatial computing (think Google Maps, Uber and geotagging) and Geographic Information Systems. That’s the technology at the center of efforts to use smartphone apps to help trace the spread of COVID-19.
Delaram Kahrobaei is chair of cyber security in the department of computer science at the University of York and the director of York Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security. She has adjunct appointments at the City University of New York and New York University. Kahrobaei is an expert on cybersecurity, cryptography, information security and data science.
Pedro Domingos teaches computer science at the University of Washington. His research spans a wide variety of topics in machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science, including scaling learning algorithms to big data, maximizing word of mouth in social networks, unifying logic and probability, and deep learning.
Shaundra “Shani” B Daily is an associate professor of practice in electrical and computer engineering and computer science at Duke University. Her research focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of technologies, programs, and curricula to support diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM fields.
Charles Isbell is the dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Computing, a professor of interactive computing, executive director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing, and an expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Armando Fox is a professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. His focus is at the intersection of digital learning, programming systems, and software engineering, and he co-designed and co-taught Berkeley’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on engineering software as a service, which has certified more than 10,000 students.
Neal Sáles-Griffin is managing director of the tech accelerator Techstars Chicago and a venture partner at MATH Venture Partners. He is an adjunct faculty member at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering.