Derek is a Professor of Computer Science at McGill University. He believes thoughtful data science can make our lives more fun, fair, and connected. He also believes that it takes all of us to realize that promise.


  • (2022.01.28) Launching the Computational Analysis of Social Systems (COMPASS) reading group! Read more here.
  • (2021.11.16) Post-doctoral opening in applied AI. Read more here.
  • (2021.08.24) First independent assessment of the impact of the Canadian COVID Alert app. Read more here.
  • (2021.08.12) COMP 598: Introduction to Data Science. Find the syllabus here.