Chris Wiggins Keynote Speaker

  • Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, Columbia
  • Chief Data Scientist, The New York Times
  • Co-Founder, Hackny

Chris Wiggins's Biography

Chris Wiggins is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University and the Chief Data Scientist at The New York Times. At Columbia he is a founding member of the executive committee of the Data Science Institute, and of the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics as well as the Department of Systems Biology, and is affiliated faculty in Statistics.

He is a co-founder and co-organizer of hackNY (http://hackNY.org), a nonprofit which since 2010 has organized once a semester student hackathons and the hackNY Fellows Program, a structured summer internship at NYC startups. Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia he was a Courant Instructor at NYU (1998-2001) and earned his PhD at Princeton University (1993-1998) in theoretical physics. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and is a recipient of Columbia’s Avanessians Diversity Award.

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Videos of Chris Wiggins

Brown University Inaugural Data Science Initiative Lecture, Chris Wiggins
Brown University Inaugural Data Science Initiative Lecture, Chris Wiggins
NYTimes Chief Data Scientist Dr. Chris Wiggins on Data and Media
NYTimes Chief Data Scientist Dr. Chris Wiggins on Data and Media
Rev 2
Rev 2 "Data Science at The New York Times" - Chris Wiggins, The New York Times

Books by Chris Wiggins

"How Data Happened"
"Data Science in Context"

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