Martin Wattenberg

Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Havard


Martin Wattenberg is Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Harvard. In addition, Martin is Principal Scientist at Google, where he co-founded the PAIR (People+AI Research) initiative with his long-time collaborator Fernanda Viégas.

His work in machine learning focuses on transparency and interpretability, as part of a broad agenda to improve human/AI interaction. He is well known for his contributions to social and collaborative visualization, and the systems he has created are used daily by millions of people. Martin is also known for visualization-based artwork, which has been exhibited in venues such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, London Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Whitney Museum of American Art.


From Visual Thinking to Artificial Intelligence

Public Program
Feb 21, 2023