Saul Perlmutter

BIDS Faculty Director
Physics, UC Berkeley and LBNL. 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics
Professor, Physics, UC Berkeley Director, Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Faculty Steering Committee Member; Kavli Center for Ethics, Science, and the Public; UC Berkeley 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics

Saul Perlmutter is a 2011 Nobel Laureate, sharing the prize in Physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe. He is the director of BIDS, a professor of physics at UC Berkeley (where he holds the Franklin W. and Karen Weber Dabby Chair), and a senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National...

Ashish Sahni

BIDS Executive Director

Ashish Sahni is the Executive Director of the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) at UC Berkeley. Mr. Sahni has 25 years of senior management and leadership experience in higher education and has worked at three UC campuses. Mr. Sahni’s work experience includes working as the Associate Chancellor at UC Santa Cruz and as the Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at UC San Francisco. Before starting his career in UC, Mr. Sahni worked as an Analyst at the White House budget office under the Clinton Administration. Mr. Sahni has an undergraduate degree in economics from UC...