People

Micah Altman

Micah Altman

Director of Research, MIT Libraries
Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science
E25-131 (45 Carlton Street)
p: 5854664224

Dr. Micah Altman is Director of Research and Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science for the MIT Libraries, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Dr. Altman is also a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution. Prior to joining MIT, Dr. Altman served at Harvard University for fifteen years as the Associate Director of the Harvard-MIT Data Center, Archival Director of the Henry A. Murray Archive, and Senior Research Scientist in the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences.

Dr Altman conducts work primarily in the fields of social science, information privacy, information science and research methods, and statistical computation --  focusing on the intersections of information, technology, privacy, and politics; and on the dissemination, preservation, reliability and governance of scientific knowledge.

Matthew Bernhardt

Matthew Bernhardt

Web Developer, Digital Library Application Development
617.253.3240

Matt is an educational technology professional comfortable in a variety of contexts: web development and design; digital fabrication, scanning and personal manufacturing; and data mining and visualization. 

Wenqing Lu

Wenqing Lu

Graduate Research Assistant
E25-131

Wenqing Lu is a research assistant in MIT's Program on Information Science. She holds a Master of Arts in Russian language, and completed a MSLIS at Simmons College GSLIS in 2014.