Data Science Masters

Student Profiles


September 30, 2019

Summer Internship Profile: Prakhar Agarwal

Name:¬†Prakhar Agarwal Position: Machine Learning Intern Company: Apple Inc. Location: Cupertino, CA. Congratulations on your summer internship! Tell us about the position. I worked on Knowledge Extraction for the Maps team at Apple. My internship involved natural language processing, feature extraction and building a context-aware human intent inference. I was involved in the entire pipeline,…


July 26, 2019

Incoming Student Profile: Meet Ruian Yang

Tell us about yourself. My name is Ruian. I was born and raised in Zhengzhou, China. I moved to Seattle in 2012 and started my undergrad at UW majoring in Biochemistry. While working in a Biophysics lab during my third year, I developed interests in math and programming and decided to also pursue a minor…


May 24, 2019

Alumni Profile: Charles Duze

Part-Time Student, Class of 2019 Undergraduate: Syracuse University Current Employer: Zillow Tell us about a bit yourself. I was born in Benin City, Nigeria. At about 11 years old, I left home for the first time to go to a boarding school four hours away. Although extremely challenging at first, they were some of the…


July 20, 2017

Geoff Coyner

Undergraduate: University of Washington (Economics) Part Time Student Current Employer: Microsoft (Analytics, Supply Chain) What attracted you to the program? I work in BI & analytics today and am interested in moving into a data scientist role. I had a foundation in statistics, data structures and algorithms when I entered the program, but was eager…