Seth Neel

Seth Neel
  • PhD Student

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    400 Jon M. Huntsman Hall,
    3730 Walnut Street,
    Philadelphia, PA 19104


Machine learning and applications to fairness and transparency.

The Wharton School 2015-Present, PhD cand. in Statistics.
Harvard University 2015, BA in Mathematics.


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Fall 2016: Head TA for Regression Analysis for Business, STAT 613. Wharton Business School.

Spring 2015: TA  for Introduction to Probability STAT 430. University of Pennsylvania.

Awards and Honors

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellow, 2017-2020
  • Wharton Doctoral Programs 1st Year Fellowship, 2015

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Latest Research

Seth Neel (2017), Accuracy First: Selecting a Differential Privacy Level for ERM, Neural Information Processing Systems .
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In the News

Facebook’s Race Targeted Ads Are Not as Racist As You Think

Connecting recent goings-on at Facebook to the larger discussion on algorithmic fairness.

Wired - 11/09/2016
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Awards and Honors

NSF Graduate Research Fellow 2017
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