Student Fellows

 Seema Agarwal is a first-year Master of Science in Information System student at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. She pursued her bachelor’s in information technology. She is passionate about working on data problems and finding solutions to business problems which could help stakeholders in making decisions. As a research assistant with CHIDS, she expects to contribute in a way that assists in accomplishing the mission of the organization.

Aishwarya Bhangale is a first-year Master of Science in Business Analytics student at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. She holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering. Her research interests include natural language processing, computer vision, and artificial intelligence. As a graduate research assistant at CHIDS, she is currently working on developing an ensemble model which is the combination of two very famous clinical notes analysis tools - MetaMap and cTakes. She is passionate about technology that implements a safe and thriving environment for all species alike.

 Vinson Do was a former Plus 1 student who has now matriculated into the Master of Science in Business Analytics program. Prior to CHIDS, he pursued an undergraduate degree in Public Health Science with a minor in Sustainability which led to his development of a grant research project to discover the efficiency of green roofs at the university and other urban farms. His objective is to pursue a career within the realm of the health field which includes topics in environmental effects on health, healthcare analytics, and health database management.

 Di Hu is a first-year graduate student in information systems at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. She has a BS in information management and information systems with a focus on medical software engineering. Before joining the Smith school, she had one year of research experience in the robotic lab for rehabilitation and healthcare at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Her research interests are healthcare information systems, mobile health, and healthcare data analysis. As a research assistant in CHIDS, she hopes to make contributions to improving efficiency for the healthcare industry.

 Wenjing Jiang is a second-semester Master of Science in Information System student at Robert H. Smith School of Business. She completed her bachelor's in economics and studied finance from the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. During her undergraduate, she used Stata, MATLAB and SAS to solve financial market modeling problems. As a member of CHIDS, she expects to wield the power of data science and contribute to the clinical medicine and healthcare industry.

 Jenil Kansara is a first-year Master of Science in Information Systems student at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. He has a background in Computer Science from his undergraduate studies, where he first became interested in using data as an asset to lead better decision-making. He is most passionate about using Data Science for Healthcare and Social Justice. At CHIDS, he is planning to expand his knowledge of different tools and techniques of Data Science in the context of healthcare analytics and contribute his efforts in the healthcare sector.

Shambhavi KumarShambhavi Kumar is a recent MS in information systems graduate from the Smith school. Her primary interests lie in leveraging data science, particularly big data and machine learning, to solve critical business challenges. Her skills in evidence-based management led to her current role as a data analyst within the corporate measurement team at a large global development organization in Washington, D.C. At CHIDS, Kumar's current project involves exploring telemedicine solutions for chronic disease management. In her free time, you can find Kumar eating boatloads of Toblerone and making extensive home decor plans.

 Khushboo Modi is a student at the University of Maryland, pursuing a master's in information systems. She is an extremely curious person with a passion for data and literature. Her thirst for knowledge combined with her ability to learn quickly has made her excel in almost everything she puts her mind to. Her interests lie in data mining and predictive analytics, business intelligence and big data analytics. She believes in making the world a better place, so she wants to use her knowledge in either healthcare analytics or to combat global warming.    

 Stella Yang is a first-year graduate student majoring in information systems at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. She got her bachelor's degree in mathematics (statistics track) at UMD. She is a driven, passionate and intellectually curious woman in the IT field. Her experience with multiple languages, such as Python, SQL, Matlab, R, Tableau, and SAS, makes herself a fast learner. As a research assistant with CHIDS, she wants to further develop her knowledge of the subject while dealing with real-world problems and contribute to the healthcare industry.

 Xiang Yang is a first-year graduate student in business analytics at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. With her experience as a GIS data engineer before, she wishes to contribute to the healthcare field by working with CHIDS.

 

 Li Zhonghao is a business analytics graduate student at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Before his studies at the University of Maryland, he worked for one and half years in the information technology industry, where he saw the potential of data to improve a company’s efficiency and gain potential profit, the sense of achievement and contribution, along with a passion for computer science, is what drives him to dive into various cutting-edged techniques and models in data science. He is proficient in Python, C, SQL and Bash. He is adept at mainstream deep learning frameworks like Tensorflow and Pytorch and statistics related methods. Currently, he is working for CHIDS, looking to make an impact in the medical field.