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  • Student Profile: Matthew Parodi ’19 uses data science to understand Chinese culture

    Thursday, Apr 4, 2019
    by Sharon Adarlo
    Parodi is slated to receive a bachelor’s degree in politics focusing on comparative politics with a special program in ethnic politics at Princeton University’s Department of Politics. In addition, he is also set on finishing requirements for the Certificate Program in Statistics and Machine Learning at the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML) and a Language and Culture Certificate in Chinese (Mandarin).
  • Professor Profile: Michael Strauss uncovers mysteries in the universe

    Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
    by Sharon Adarlo

    Michael Strauss, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and Associate Chair at the Department of Astrophysical Sciences

    Background:

    Strauss has been a member of Princeton University’s Department of Astrophysical Sciences since 1995 and is a participating faculty member of the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML). His main area of research has been devoted to surveying the cosmos.

  • Student Profile: Luca Rona, graduate student, uses machine learning to analyze the financial markets

    Friday, Mar 8, 2019
    by Sharon Adarlo
    Rona is currently studying for his master’s degree in finance, which he is on track to complete in 2019. He is also taking course work towards the Graduate Certificate in Statistics and Machine Learning at the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML). Before coming to Princeton, Rona was a student at the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi In Milan, Italy, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in international management and finance and economics in 2016. Afterwards, he was part of a finance exchange program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
  • Professor Profile: Jonathan Pillow seeks to understand how the brain works

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019
    by Sharon Adarlo

    Jonathan Pillow, Associate Professor of Psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute


    Background:

    Pillow earned a dual bachelor’s degree in mathematics and philosophy from the University of Arizona in 1997. He then earned his doctoral degree from New York University’s (NYU) Center for Neural Science in 2005. His thesis was titled, “Neural coding and the statistical modeling of neuronal responses.”

  • Student Profile: Grace Guan ’20 uses statistics and machine learning to tackle problems in global health

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019
    by Sharon Adarlo

    Grace Guan, 20, Class of 2020:

    Studies:

    Grace Guan is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science, while also taking classes for the Certificate Program in Statistics and Machine Learning at the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML) and the Certificate Program in Global Health and Health Policy at the Center for Health and Wellbeing. Guan is also a CSML Ambassador.

     

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  • Student Profile: Pragya Malik ’19 uses data science to probe social issues

    Friday, Dec 14, 2018
    by Sharon Adarlo

    Pragya Malik, 21, Class of 2019:

    Studies: Malik is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics, while also completing requirements for the Certificate Program in Statistics and Machine Learning at the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML) and the Certificate Program in Values and Public Life at the University Center for Human Values.

    Research: Malik became interested in the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning because she found herself asking questions about data.

  • Student Profile: Renzhi Jing, graduate student, simulates hurricanes to predict future storm impacts

    Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
    by Sharon Adarlo

    Renzhi Jing, 26, doctoral student:

    Studies: Jing is a fifth year graduate student pursuing a doctoral degree in environmental engineering. She is also enrolled in the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning’s Graduate Certificate Program in Statistics and Machine Learning. She’s been at Princeton since 2014. Before coming to Princeton, she studied at Peking University where she earned two bachelor’s degrees in physics/atmospheric science and Chinese language and literature.

  • Student Profile: Joseph Abbate ’18 uses statistics to more accurately measure fusion plasma

    Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018
    by Sharon Adarlo

    Joseph Abbate, 22, Class of 2018:

     

    Studies:

    Abbate earned his bachelor’s degree in physics along with five certificates - from the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning, the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Program in Applications of Computing, Program in Engineering Physics, and Spanish. This fall, he started his doctoral studies in plasma physics at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).

     

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