Dept. of Management, Aarhus BSS
Fuglesangs Allé 4, 2628-C209
8210 Aarhus V, Denmark
phone: +1 (302) 566-5456
email: mizzao@gmail.com

I am an engineer and data scientist interested in building computational systems that connect people together. My expertise spans computer science and social science—including machine learning, data visualization, web programming, experiment design, causal inference, economics, and statistics.

Experience

Assistant Professor, Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark) 2017—present

Microsoft Research
2015—2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Computational Social Science (New York, NY)
Summer 2013, 2014 Research Intern, Computational Social Science (New York, NY)
Summer 2012 Research Intern, Adaptive Systems and Interaction (Redmond, WA)

Education

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
Ph.D., Computer Science May 2015
Dissertation: Experimental Studies of Human Behavior in Social Computing Systems
S.M., Computer Science May 2012

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
B.S.E., Computer Science; B.S., Economics; summa cum laude (GPA: 3.89 / 4.0) May 2009

Qualifications

Scientific Research: 10 peer-reviewed publications with over 300 citations (h-index: 9) in top computer science conferences (AAAI, EC, HCOMP) and interdisciplinary journals (Nature Communications, PLoS ONE) spanning artificial intelligence, human computation, and computational social science. 31 invited talks at universities, research labs, and conferences worldwide. Program committee member for over 8 international conferences in computer science and computational social science, including WWW, IJCAI, AAAI, AAMAS, EC, HCOMP, and ICWSM. For details see my CV.

Open-source: TurkServer, a real-time web platform for conducting online experiments of collective behavior. CrowdMapper, a collaborative crisis mapping web app for studying teamwork and collective intelligence (see talk). Creator of several widely used packages and active contributor in the OSS web development community (see GitHub). Top 2% contributor on StackOverflow.

Programming: JavaScript, ES5–ES7 (highly proficient); Python (proficient); Java (prior experience).

Digital Fabrication: CAD/CAM CNC machining, microcontroller programming and circuit design, laser cutting, 3D printing, casting and composites. See my work from MIT’s How to Make (Almost) Anything.

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