Dr. Jim Samuel is an Associate Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Informatics Program at the Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. He is an information and artificial intelligence (AI) scientist, with significant industry experience in finance, technology, entrepreneurship, and data analytics. Dr. Samuel’s primary research covers human intelligence and artificial intelligences interaction and information philosophy.
Dr. Samuel’s applied research focuses on the optimal use of big data and smart data-driven AI applications, text analytics, natural language processing, public informatics and socioeconomic implications of AI, applied machine learning, social media analytics, AI education, and AI bias.
Dr. Samuel completed his Ph.D. from the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College – CUNY, and he also has M.Arch and M.B.A (International Finance) degrees along with AI/NLP training from Stanford University. His research has been published in top academic journals and he has served as Editor in Chief and in multiple editorial roles. Dr. Samuel has worked with large multinational financial services corporations and advises businesses and organizations on data and AI-driven value-creation strategies. He is passionate about research-driven thought leadership in AI, information philosophy, data science, and informatics.
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