Advisory Board

Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at University of Washington and a Research Scientist at KenSci. His research areas are machine learning in healthcare, accountability and ethics in AI. His recent work is focused on foundations of machine learning and cross-cultural perspectives on AI. Muhammad’s work combines academic rigor with extensive experience in deploying machine learning systems at scale in the healthcare sector and thus first-hand knowledge of many moral and ethical dilemmas that come with it. He has published over 50 research papers in machine learning and artificial intelligence. He has a PhD in Computer Science from University of Minnesota.

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Rubén Mancha researches the social impact of digital technologies and digital business models, their potential for good, and the responsible digital transformation of businesses.  He has published in Decision Support Systems, Information Technology & PeopleMichigan Technology Law Review, Stanford Social Innovation ReviewJournal of Business StrategySocial Responsibility Journal, and Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance, and Management. Rubén is an assistant professor of information technology at Babson College and an advisor to entrepreneurs and organizations.


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Dr. F. LeRon Shults is Professor at the Institute for Global Development and Social Planning at the University of Agder and Scientific Director of the Center for Modeling Social Systems at NORCE in Kristiansand, Norway. His many books and articles address religion and human life in the context of the contemporary human and physical sciences. He is working with CMAC on extending the networks supporting the biocultural study of religion in a variety of research areas, including secularism, naturalism, compassion, and political and religious ideology.

More information about LeRon is available here.

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Philosopher of Religion Wesley Wildman has worked on many aspects of science and religion. He is particularly interested in what light can be shed on religious behaviors, beliefs, and experiences from the biological and human sciences. Director of Boston University’s innovative humanities-science doctoral program in Religion and Science, he is deeply committed to multidisciplinary research and training. Dr. Wildman guides numerous CMAC projects, notably Modeling ReligionModeling Religion in NorwayExtremist ViolenceVisualizing the Deep PastImmigrationviaSTEMTools Against Child TraffickingSex DifferencesSpectrums and Field Mapping.


More information about Wesley is available here.