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Ali Yaqoob

Oct. 22, 2019—Ali is a current graduate student at the Data Science Institute at Vanderbilt University. Having obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he then went on to gain industry experience at an early-stage tech start-up. At Vanderbilt, he is predominantly interested in leveraging predictive analytics within healthcare and...

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Alice Wang

Oct. 22, 2019—Jiayi graduated from University of Washington and since a young age has been passionate about technology and lifestyle. After graduating, she worked in an E-commerce startup company for three years. She obtained many accomplishments back then as a promotion supervisor, including executing marketing campaigns to drive web traffic as well as conversion rate by synthesizing...

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Rastko Stojsin

Oct. 22, 2019—Rastko completed his undergraduate studies at Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University in Business Data Analytics, Computer Information Systems, and Economics with a focus in Econometrics. He hopes to bring his passion for learning and education to the DSI, and further develop his analytical skills while tackling interesting and challenging projects. In his...

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Amanda Short

Oct. 22, 2019—Prior to attending Vanderbilt, Amanda completed her undergraduate degree in Economics from Baylor University. She primarily focused on behavioral economics with her honors thesis examining the relationship between risk aversion and punishment. Following graduation, she worked for a software company in Utah before moving to Nashville. She hopes to apply her expertise in data science...

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