Fred Hohman is a PhD student at Georgia Tech’s College of Computing.
His research applies a human-centered approach to designing and developing interactive interfaces that help people understand and explain machine learning models. He also writes, designs, and builds explorable explanations, dynamic expositions, and interactive data visualizations that illustrate complex ideas simply and tangibly.
He won the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, a Microsoft AI for Earth Award for using AI to improve sustainability, and the President’s Fellowship for top incoming PhD students. He has also won awards at top conferences such as ACM CHI, ACM KDD, IEEE VIS, and ACM SIGMOD/PODS.
He received his B.S. in mathematics and physics.