Dan Knights, PhD (CEO, Co-Founder, and Chief Data Scientist) has been named among Twin Cities Business Magazine’s “Top 100 People to Know in Minnesota” for 2016. Knights, also an Assistant Professor in the University of Minnesota’s Computer Science and Engineering Department, is garnering national attention for his research combining medical inquiry and machine learning.
Knights is a designated McKnight Land-Grant Professor for 2015-17, and has used his computational microbiology background to lead several research projects. Most recently, his work involves understanding the role of gut microbes in irritable bowel syndrome.
Knights is joined in the list of “Top 100 People to Know in Minnesota” by various other pioneers from the state’s newest and most successful institutions/businesses.