Scientific Advisory Board

Professor John P. Cunningham, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Statistics and a Principal Investigator at Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute. His research focuses on machine learning and its application to both science and industry, particularly employing artificial intelligence tools to understand complex processes such as biological intelligence. Professor Cunningham’s background includes postdoctoral work in the Machine Learning Group at the University of Cambridge, graduate studies in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College. He is affiliated with several centres at Columbia, including the Foundations of Data Science, the Grossman Center for the Statistics of Mind, and the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience.