David K.A. Mordecai served as Director of the first NYU Center for Data Science (NYUCDS) Capstone graduate applied research program in its inaugural year, subsequent to participating as an active member of the working group for NYUCDS at its inception. Michael O’Neil, Professor of Mathematics at Courant Institute and Tandon Engineering served as co-instructor for the Capstone.
Dr. Mordecai had previously been interviewed earlier in the year about the upcoming course by NYU Local for an article entitled Artificial Intelligence, Sans ScarJo’s Sultry Voice, Coming To NYU. He was also interviewed for a documentary on NYUCDS, and featured in articles in the Columbus Dispatch, KD Nuggets and Daily News.
David Mordecai is President and Co-Founder of Risk Economics® and Visiting Scholar at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences NYU, advising research activities at RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics @ Courant Institute. RiskEcon® Lab provided seed funding for senior staffing of NYUCDS prior to the award of the Moore-Sloan Grant.