- Human Dynamics
Takahiro Yabe is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Connection Science group within SSRC at MIT, working with Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland at the MIT Media Lab Human Dynamics Group. Taka’s research focuses on computational social science and complex systems approaches to make cities more inclusive and resilient to disasters and external shocks. He obtained his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2021, MS and BS from The University of Tokyo in 2017 and 2015, respectively. Taka has also worked as a Data Science Consultant for The World Bank, where he developed data science toolkits to push the application of large scale human mobility data in disaster risk management and urban transport development projects.