David Sontag

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS); Associate Professor, Medical Engineering

David Sontag is a professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and head of the Clinical Machine Learning Group. He is also an investigator at the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. His research focuses on advancing machine learning and artificial intelligence tools, and using those tools to transform health care. He and his group develop algorithms that use data to make better clinical predictions; create novel methods for answering causal queries that work effectively with high-dimensional data; and are building a foundation for the next-generation of intelligent electronic health records.

Selected Publications