Muhammed Y. Idris
Ph.D. candidate,Pennsylvania State University
Muhammed Y. Idris is a pre-doctoral researcher at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, a visiting scholar wit the data science group at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and a Ph.D. candidate at the Pennsylvania State University. His research leverages open-source, socially-generated, "big data" to model and forecast financial risk and political instability. At IQSS, Muhammed is contributing to the development of analytics software and conducting theoretical work on unit testing in statistical programming.