Associate Professor, Media Lab, MIT


Iyad Rahwan is the AT&T Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, where he leads the Scalable Cooperation group. Prior to joining MIT, he was an Associate Professor at Masdar Institute, an Abu Dhabi-based research institute established in cooperation with MIT. A native of Aleppo, Syria, Rahwan holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Rahwan's work lies at the intersection of the computer and social sciences, with a focus on collective intelligence and large-scale cooperation. Rahwan's work appeared in major academic journals, including Science and PNAS, and was featured in major media outlets, including The Economist, Scientific American, and Washington Post.

Research Interests: Computational Social Science; Artificial Intelligence; Cognitive Science; Game Theory; Behavioral Economics; Social Computing; Crowdsourcing; Argumentation;


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