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Assistant Professor of Statistics and, by courtesy, of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering

Scott W Linderman

Assistant Professor of Statistics and, by courtesy, of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Scott is an Assistant Professor of Statistics and, by courtesy, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University. He is also an Institute Scholar in the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and a member of Stanford Bio-X and the Stanford AI Lab. His lab works at the intersection of machine learning and computational neuroscience, developing statistical methods to analyze large scale neural data. Previously, Scott was a postdoctoral fellow with Liam Paninski and David Blei at Columbia University, and he completed his PhD in Computer Science at Harvard University with Ryan Adams and Leslie Valiant. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University and spent three years as a software engineer at Microsoft before graduate school.

Education

PhD, Harvard University, Computer Science (2016)
SM, Harvard University, Computer Science (2013)
BS, Cornell University, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2008)