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PhD Placements

PhD Graduates

The following gives the current employer (if known) of recent PhD graduates. For dissertation titles, please see Graduate Student Research

Sebastian Rodriguez, 2022
ZS Consulting

Yajun Liu, 2022
Amazon

Wei Ju, 2021
Facebook

Mena Whalen, 2021
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Loyola University, Chicago

Sarah Peko-Spicer, 2021
Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research

Rrita Zejnullahi, 2021
Postdoctoral fellowship, University of Washington

Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, 2021
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, Azusa Pacific University

Aaron Kleyn, 2021
Biostatistician, Arcus Biosciences

Yiming Xu, 2020
Facebook

Oscar Zarate, 2020
Data Scientist, Microsoft

Yiben Yang, 2020
Research Scientist, Facebook

Yang Yu, 2020
Data Scientist, Facebook

Austin Alleman, 2020
Data & Applied Scientist, Microsoft

Yuanjing Ma, 2020
Data Scientist, Point72 Asset Management

Pan Wang, 2019
Principal Biostatistician, Biogen

Ruimin Zhu, 2019
Pinterest

Mindy Hong, 2019
Clinical Research Statistician, Hinge Health

Minhui Zheng, 2019
Data Scientist, Google

Yishu Wei, 2019
Research Scientist, Facebook

Wenqian Wang, 2019
Data Scientist, LinkedIn Corporation

Yuan Li, 2018
Data scientist, Google, Inc.

Bin Xiong, 2018
Assistant Vice President, Citi

Jingsi Zhang, 2018
Research Scientist, Amazon

Jacob Schauer, 2018
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine

Ran Yang, 2018
Machine Learning Engineer, Facebook

Rachel Ktsanes, 2017
PayNet

Grace Yoon, 2017
Postdoc, Texas A&M University

Xuan Mei, 2017
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Wendy Chan, 2016
Assistant Professor at University of Pennsylvania

Yi Gao, 2016
Statistician at Google

Xiaofei Hu, 2016
Data Scientist, Twitter

Zachary Seeskin, 2016
Statistician at NORC at the University of Chicago

Arend M. Kuyper, 2015
Director of Data Science and Assistant Professor of Instruction, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Northwestern University

Fengqing (Zoe) Zhang, 2015
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences

Qingyang Zhang, 2015
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Arkansas

Cheng Li, 2014
Assistant professor at the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore

Patrick Yu Zhao, 2014 
Risk Strategy Advisor, Ant Financial

Jiangtao Gou, 2014
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Villanova University

Jiening Martin Chen, 2014
Data Scientist, Volterra

Zhenyu Zhao, 2014
Data Science Director, Tencent

Yang Tang, 2014

Kenneth McCallum, 2013 
Data Scientist, Amazon

James Pustejovsky, 2013 
School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dong Xi, 2013
Novartis, NJ

Juanjuan Li, 2012
Associate Director, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Eduardo Fonseca Mendes, 2012 
School of Applied Mathematics, Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil

Huanhuan Wang, 2012

Reining Capital, China

Elizabeth (Beth) Tipton, 2011
Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Northwestern Univeristy

Elaine Yi Wu, 201
Director, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

LiLi Yao, 2011 
Associate Principal Scientist, Merck

Yuan Liao, 2010 
Associate Professor of Economics at Rutgers University

Kunyang Shi, 2010

Forest Laboratories, NJ

Lingyun Liu, 2009 
Director, Biostatistics, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Christopher Rhoads, 2008

NEAG School of Education, University of Connecticut

Haoliang Eric Song, 2007
Senior Director, Biostatistics, Neoleukin Therapeutics

Xin Wang, 2006

Senior Director, Bristol Myers Squibb

Jiaxiao Shi, 2006

Kaiser Permanente

Zhiping Linda Sun, 2005

Senior Director, Biostatistics, Merck

Heping He, 2004


Gary Harntsbarger, 2002

Senior Scientific Fellow, Takeda

Alexandre Xavier Ywata de Carvalho, 2002

Head of Econometrics, Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada, Brazil

Hua Li, 2001


Shuguang Huang, 2001
Chief Scientific Officer, Stat4ward LLC

Brent Logan, 2001
Department of Biostatistics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Xiangyang Liu, 2000

Johnson and Johnson

Shengyan Sam Hong, 1998
Executive Director, MacroGenics, Inc.

Joan Z. Yu, 1998
Consumer and Market Knowledge, Procter & Gamble

Jason A. Osborne, 1997

Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University

Yi-Lin Chiu, 1997

Director, Statistics at AbbVie

Jill R. Glassman, 1995
Biostatistician/Senior Manager Quantitative Analysis, Stanford School of Medicine

Edward C. Malthouse, 1995

Integrated Marketing Communications Department, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University

Daniel B. Hall, 1994

Department of Statistics, University of Georgia

Paul Coe, 1993
Dominican University

Eric D. Nordmoe, 1993

Department of Mathematics, Kalamazoo College

Jiahe Qian, 1993
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