Caroline Uhler

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS); Co-Director, Eric and Wendy Schmidt Centre at Broad Institute

Caroline Uhler is an associate professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and an investigator in the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, she is also co-director of The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Centre at Broad Institute. Her research focuses on machine learning and statistics, with applications to single-cell biology, in particular on graphical models and causal inference, neural networks for representation learning and generative modeling, and their applications to studying gene regulatory networks based on a variety of single-cell data modalities.

Uhler is a Simons Investigator, a Sloan Research Fellow, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. She has received an NSF Career Award, a Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Humboldt Foundation, and a START Award from the Austrian Science Foundation. She earned a BS in biology, an MS in mathematics, and an MEd from the University of Zurich, and a PhD in statistics from the University of California, Berkeley.