Inaugural SPUDS Cohort

April 28, 2021

The Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) Is very proud to announce the inaugural participants in the new, Summer Program for Undergraduates in Data Science (SPUDS):

Alexander Chen 
Zad Chin
Matthew Fu
Beverly Fu
Daniela Garcia
Benjamin Kan
Catherine Liang
Jimmy Lin
Clare Morris 
Sanjana Ramrajvel
Shuvom Sadhuka
Howard Timlin
Cindy Wang
Skyler Wu
Chang Yu
Erin Yuan

The new Summer Program for Undergraduates in Data Science is a ten-week summer program, co-sponsored by Harvard College and the HDSI, that aims to provide a formative and substantive data science research experience and to promote community, creativity, and scholarship amongst Harvard College students.

SPUDS will support Fellows with interests in computer science, mathematics, and statistics, including those who are interested in data science applications across the arts, humanities, sciences and more. 

Fellows will work with Harvard-affiliated researchers and live in one of the Harvard College houses with other fellows in the Summer Undergraduate Research Village. As part of SPUDS, fellows will participate in rich evening programming, including both social and academic activities, and become members of a vibrant intellectual and social summer community.

Francesca Dominici, Co Faculty Chair, HDSI and Professor of Biostatistics
David Parkes, Co Faculty Chair, HDSI and Professor of Computer Science
Sam Kou, Professor of Statistics

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