Benjamin Jantzen is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Associate Professor of Computer Science by courtesy at Virginia Tech. His research is focused on the development and application of algorithms for automated discovery including novel methods for concept creation, law discovery, natural kind identification, causal discovery, model validation, simulation refinement, and adaptive machine control. He has worked on the physics and philosophy of big biomolecules, the mechanics and evolution of insect flight, naval fluid dynamics, the philosophy of religion, the use of probabilities in inference, the interpretation of quantum theories, and the concept of number.
- Causality, Spring 2022. Visiting Scientist.