Dr. Dennis Shasha

Dr. Dennis Shasha is the co-founder and Chief Data Scientist at MilliLabs. He is also a professor of computer science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU. His current areas of research include statistical understanding of wireless channels; work done with biologists on pattern discovery for microarrays, combinatorial design, network inference, and protein docking; work done with physicists, musicians, and professionals in finance on algorithms for time series; and work on database applications in untrusted environments. Other areas of interest include database tuning as well as tree and graph matching. He is also a prolific author, tango dancer, climber, and public speaker.