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Meet Spurthy Vupputuri, a May 2024 graduate of UNC Charlotte, whose path to data science was anything but conventional. From Guntur, India, her academic journey began with studying Philosophy and Economics. However, her passion for solving real-world problems through data analysis led her to pursue a master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics. Spurthy […]

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Sohan Reddy, a Master’s student in Data Science and Business Analytics at UNC Charlotte, has left an indelible mark on the academic landscape. Expected to graduate in December 2023, Sohan is not just a diligent student but also an active participant in the university’s academic community.  As a teaching assistant for Dr. Monica Johar in […]

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Richard Stern ’23, a native of Johannesburg, South Africa, now calls Charlotte home.  A senior data scientist with TIAA, Stern said a prior job sparked his interest in data science. “I recognized the immense potential of data science to drive insights and make informed decisions. The ability to extract valuable information from vast amounts of […]

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Anders Pierson is a graduate student at UNC Charlotte, pursuing a Master of Science in Data Science and Business Analytics, with an expected graduation date of May 2025. Originally from Waxhaw, North Carolina, he has a strong connection to the university due to his undergraduate years there. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science […]

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Iván Flores Martínez is a DSBA student and will be graduating next month! He has a long list of accomplishments under his belt already, and will continue his education over the next few months as he studies for his PhD in Public Policy! General Information Academics   1. I am delighted to share that my […]

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To honor Women’s History Month in March, we’re highlighting one of our female alumni! Esra Alshammari graduated from the School of Data Science at UNC Charlotte in 2017 with her Master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics. Esra also came to SDS as a Fulbright Scholar! During her time as a student, she was […]

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Misha Ghosh has been a member of our Industry Board since its inception eight years ago. During his years spent working at MasterCard and Wells Fargo, he has acquired a plethora of knowledge around data analytics that can be applied towards many businesses’ decision making processes. How did you become involved in data analytics? Were […]

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Fast Facts Name: Kaylee Delaney Hometown: Davidson, NC Major/Graduate Program: Bachelor’s in Data Science Minor: Mathematics Expected graduation date: May 2023 Hobbies/Interests: I love finding and watching old tv shows from the 50’s-80’s. I especially enjoy the murder mystery type shows, like Murder She Wrote or Columbo. College Experience Why did you choose UNC Charlotte? […]

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Barry Turner is a linebacker for the 49ers at UNC Charlotte. He is also expecting to graduate with his master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics in December 2022. As a lover of both sports and math, Barry also participated in the sports analytics program by interning with multiple university teams. Check out the […]

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Khabiyrul Gainey graduated in the spring of 2021 with a double master’s in Accounting and Data Science and Business Analytics. He also just welcomed a new baby boy, Khainur Millah Gainey, into the world a few weeks ago! What drew you to studying data science? While working on my undergraduate degree, I completed several internships […]

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The beginning of the 2022-2023 academic year brought two of our students some positive news when they were awarded the IT Serve Alliance Scholarship. ITServe CSR (corporate social responsibility) supports underrepresented students interested in STEM careers by offering increased education, better resources, and greater financial help. ITServe supports students in continuing their education by offering […]

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As we get closer to the start of the fall semester, the School of Data Science would like to welcome Alexandria Bynum as the new vice president of the School’s Student Council. Read more to learn about Alexandria and her plans for the coming school year! Hometown: Lincolnton, NC Degree program: Master’s in Data Science […]

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As we get closer to the start of the fall semester, the School of Data Science would like to welcome Griffin Corriher as the new president of the School’s Student Council. Read more to learn about Griffin and his plans for the coming school year! Hometown: Salisbury, NC Degree program: Full-time DSBA student Favorite thing […]

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Andrew Davis, a current graduate student in the Data Science and Business Analytics degree program at UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science, completed a twelve week volunteer project in May for the nonprofit organization Care Ring. This project involved developing strategies to increase brand awareness and cultivate donors on social media. Andrew combined his expertise […]

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As we take time to acknowledge some of our graduates this spring, it is always interesting to explore each students’ unique story of how he or she first became interested in data science. Dustin Ballentine of Greenville, SC has an interesting background; his career began in the U.S. Army where he spent eight years as […]

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Jaime Cassell of Roanoke, VA will receive her master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics this month as a scholar athlete. Before coming to UNC Charlotte, she was on the Catawba College women’s golf team. The life of a student athlete is often described as being a full time job, but Jaime has always […]

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The School of Data Science at UNC Charlotte takes pride in regularly highlighting its students, especially as commencement is quickly approaching for graduate student Naomi Nikita Thammadi. Naomi, who earned her undergraduate degree in computer science from JNTU Hyderabad in India, will receive a master’s degree in Data Science and Business Analytics in just a […]

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As we approach graduation, this is an excellent time to highlight one of the School of Data Science’s graduate students: Yash Patel. Yash has had many memorable experiences as a student of UNC Charlotte throughout six years of his educational journey. While earning his undergraduate degree in International Business at Charlotte, he participated as a […]