Founder of the Center for Humans & Machines at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab,
Iyad Rahwan is a director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, where he founded the Center for Humans & Machines. He is also an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, where he leads the Scalable Cooperation group. A native of Aleppo, Syria, Rahwan holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is an affiliate faculty at the MIT Institute of Data, Systems and Society (IDSS), and member of the MIT Taskforce on the Work of the Future.