Benjamin Anderson is a Research Fellow (Computational Science) at the RegLab, where he has worked with Santa Clara County on contact tracing and other challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic. He graduated from Stanford in 2019 with a B.A. in philosophy and interdisciplinary honors in Ethics in Society, and finished his M.S. in computer science at Stanford in June 2021. Ben was a graduate research assistant at the RegLab for the 2020–2021 academic year, and before that, he was a teaching assistant for the course CS 142: Web Applications. In his free time, he likes to explore new Instant Pot recipes, listen to comedy podcasts, and read about history and international relations.