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Professor of Practice (Data Scientist in Residence)

PhD in Mathematics, Duke University

Dr. Rachel Thomas is co-founder of, which created the most popular deep learning course in the world and has been featured in The Economist, MIT Tech Review, and Forbes. Previously, she was the founding director of the University of San Francisco Center for Applied Data Ethics. Rachel was selected by Forbes as one of 20 Incredible Women in AI. She earned her PhD in mathematics at Duke University and was an early engineer at Uber.  Find out more about Rachel here.