Swapneel Mehta

Community Member

Swapneel Mehta is a postdoctoral researcher investigating platform governance and free speech at Boston University and MIT. He holds a Ph.D. from NYU's Center for Data Science, specializing in machine learning, causal inference, and their applications in combating online misinformation. He founded and leads SimPPL, a nonprofit research collective with the mission of improving trust on the social internet. SimPPL trains global majority students to build responsible AI tools at scale, winning grants and awards from Google, Wikimedia, Amazon, and others. Swapneel has worked on machine learning for several Fortune 50 companies, including X, Slack and Adobe.