Director, Hariri Institute for Computing
- Ph.D. Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
M.S. Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
B.S. Mathematics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Director of the Hariri Institute for Computing, Professor of Math & Statistics at BU
Currently, Kolaczyk serves as Director of the Hariri Institute for Computing. He was named a Data Science Faculty Fellow at Boston University in 2018.
His current research interests revolve mainly around the statistical analysis of network-indexed data, with particular focus on both foundational issues and statistical problems arising in practice. His applied work in network analysis has included collaborations with researchers in areas like bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, computer network traffic analysis, and social work. Previous research was concerned with the development of statistical multi-scale models, with applications in areas including astronomy, computer science, geography, and remote sensing.