Sohan Dsouza

Scalable Cooperation
  • Research Assistant

Sohan Dsouza is a doctoral student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He works in the MIT Media Lab's Scalable Cooperation group, on ways to solve information and mobilization problems using a combination of technology and social science.

He brings years of diverse research experiences to MIT, prior to which he accumulated years of industry work experience in some of the leading global and regional organizations.  He is interested in social computation, crowdsourcing collaboration, virality, and social mobilization.

He developed the crowdsourcing platform that helped one of his earlier research teams win the 2012 US State Department TAG challenge. Most recently, he co-developed the Moral Machine, a machine ethics crowdsourcing and dialogue platform that collected one of the largest ethical assessment datasets ever.  His work has been published in PNAS, Transport and IEEE intelligent Systems, and covered by major media outlets including The New York Times, The Guardian, New Scientist, Scientific American, and the Associated Press.

Sohan Dsouza is a doctoral student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He works in the MIT Media Lab's Scalable Cooperation group, on ways to solve information and mobilization problems using a combination of technology and social science.

He brings years of diverse research experiences to MIT, prior to which he accumulated years of industry work experience in some of the leading global and regional organizations.  He is interested in social computation, crowdsourcing collaboration, virality, and social mobilization.

He developed the crowdsourcing platform that helped one of his earlier research teams win the 2012 US State Department TAG challenge. Most recently, he co-developed the Moral Machine, a machine ethics crowdsourcing and dialogue platform that collected one of the largest ethical assessment datasets ever.  His work has been published in PNAS, Transport and IEEE intelligent Systems, and covered by major media outlets including The New York Times, The Guardian, New Scientist, Scientific American, and the Associated Press.