Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University
Austin Clyde

Austin Clyde

aclyde (at) hks.harvard.edu

Austin Clyde is a computer science Ph.D. student at the University of Chicago and a visiting research fellow in the Science, Technology & Society Program at the Harvard Kennedy School. His research examines the natural sciences’ adoption of artificial intelligence as a practice for knowledge production. As scientific research accelerates with computing, his work aims to understand the implications of self-driving laboratories and ‘autonomous discovery’ on the nuanced relationship between science, democracy, and citizens.