B.A. in Economics, Carleton College, 2020
Noam Benkler is an Associate Researcher at SIFT with a focus on data science and machine learning. Noam first became involved in research in 2019 when he worked for Prof. David Lazer at Northeastern conducting research on the spread of fake news. As an undergraduate, Noam was awarded distinction by the Carleton College department of Economics for his paper exploring whether the use of a biometrics based smartcard system in Andhra Pradesh, India helped the neediest members of society most through delivering more secure welfare subsidy payments. Upon graduating from Carleton College in 2020, Noam continues to develop his research career at SIFT.