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Kyle Cranmer

Kyle Cranmer

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Expert in machine learning, AI, and data science and how it is revolutionizing science and impacting society.

Professor, Physics, Computer Science, and Statistics; Director Data Science Institute College of Letters and Science School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences Work: 608-262-7929 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @kylecranmer


  • How AI revolutionizing science. What's real, what's hype, and what changed?
  • Fundamental physics from the very big to the very small (e.g. the universe, the Big Bang, astrophysics, black holes, quantum physics, particle physics)
  • How data science is impacting society.


  • Received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the US government on outstanding scientists early in their careers
  • Played a major role in the discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012, which led to the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2013.
  • Director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Data Science Institute.
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • Editor in Chief of Machine Learning: Science and Technology