Alumni Connect Mentor (Computational Political Science)

Aabir Abubaker Kar is a computational social scientist currently working on a stealth-mode startup, a data science career, as well as his thesis research on the relationship between political polarization, media bias, and populism. His research interests are in natural language processing, social networks and patterns of political ideology. He comes from a background in Engineering and Physics, and is a keen data scientist with an eye for social problems. When he isn't contemplating the oncoming apocalypse by Lake Michigan, he enjoys making music and playing with cats.