Faculty Research Affiliate
William Wang is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara. His interests include computational social science and the study of the dissemination of misinformation, machine learning approaches to data science, including statistical relational learning, information extraction. He has garnered an IBM Faculty Award, and the Richard King Mellon Presidential Fellowship in 2011. He has also worked for Yahoo! Labs, Microsoft Research Redmond, and University of Southern California. In addition to research, William enjoys writing scientific articles that impact the broader online community: His microblog has more than 2,000,000 views each month.