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Muhammad Ali

Ph.D. Student at Northeastern University

Muhammad Ali is a Ph.D. student at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences. His research revolves around the novel area of algorithmic auditing — where he measures how large-scale data-driven algorithms could be exhibiting biased or discriminatory behavior against certain demographic groups. He works to measure, as well as find ways to curtail such behavior. He has a MS in computer science from Saarland University, and experience working at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Germany. When not working, he likes to nerd over indie video games and South Asian food. He’s on Twitter as @lukshmichowk.