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Johannes Eichstaedt

Johannes Eichstaedt

Johannes C. Eichstaedt is a computational social scientist and has just joined the Psychology department at Stanford as faculty and HAI as a Junior Fellow. Johannes obtained his Ph.D. in Psychology and has been a Senior Research Associate at the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2011 he co-founded and led the World Well-Being Project, bringing together computer scientists and psychologists, which has since attracted $3.9m in funding. Before joining the social sciences, Johannes did research in particle physics with an M.S. from the University of Chicago. In 2014, he was elected an Emerging Leader in Science & Society by the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS). In his non-academic time he practices Tai Chi and goes on long-distance hikes.

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