Data Science Masters

The UW MSDS interdisciplinary faculty come from six top-ranked departments and schools across the University of Washington, as well as thought leaders in local industry.

Adrian Dobra

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Professor, Statistics department

Specialty Areas: Development of high-dimensional multivariate spatiotemporal models and graphical models.

MSDS classes 2022-23: DATA 556 (AU22)

Megan Hazen

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MSDS Capstone Director

Specialty Areas: Neural networks, intelligent control systems, applied solutions.

MSDS classes 2022-23: DATA 598 (AU22), DATA 590 (AU22), DATA 591 (WI23)

Zaid Harchaoui

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Professor, Department of Statistics

 

Specialty Areas: Machine learning, statistical inference, numerical optimization.

MSDS classes 2022-23: DATA 598 (WI23)

Nathan Mannheimer

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Director, Data Science and ML Products, Tableau

 

Specialty Areas: information visualization and communication in data science, interpretable and trusted machine learning, ML model training and deployment workflows

MSDS classes 2022-23: DATA 511 (AU22, SU23)

David W. McDonald

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Professor, Human Centered Design & Engineering

 

 

Specialty Areas: Computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW), human-computer interaction (HCI), social computing, collaboration in Wikipedia.

MSDS classes 2022-23: DATA 512 (AU22)