Surya Mattu is a contributing researcher at ProPublica. He was a fellow at Data&Society and has worked as an engineer at Bell Labs. He is a graduate from the New York Universityâs Interactive Telecommunications Program. He has a degree from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.
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