Category Archives: Students

New Ph.D. student on the team

Welcome Jorge! I’d like to officially welcome Jorge Duarte Garcia to the Analytics Lab @ OU team as the newest Ph.D student.  I was pleased to work with Jorge as his Master’s advisor during his graduate studies in Data Science and Analytics and I am looking forward to seeing how much more we can accomplish… Read More »

Congratulations to two new Masters (Spring 2018)

Congratulations to the Spring 2018 Masters! Congratulations to the new Spring 2018 Masters from my research lab!  This announcement is a few months late, nonetheless both of these individuals deserve to be congratulated on their achievements! Alexander Rodriguez, Masters of Science, Data Science and Analytics Alexander David Rodriguez completed the Masters of Data Science and… Read More »

Congratulations Vignesh!

Congratulations to Vigneshwaran Dharmarajan on his new job! Congratulations Vignesh!  Vigneshwaran just received a job offer as a data scientist and has relocated to Kansas.  Vignesh recently completed his Master’s of Science in Data Science and Analytics in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma and he also worked for me as… Read More »

New Masters 2017!

This week I am very happy to congratulate all of the students completing their Master’s of Science and PhD degrees. Several of these students are my advisees and I am quite proud of their accomplishments.  As of today, all of my MSc students have defended their work.  And on Friday, my first PhD student will… Read More »

Welcome to Fall 2017!

Farewell to Summer I hope everyone had a great summer and are enjoying the beginning of the Fall 2017 classes begin anew.  I’ve been here most of the summer, and wow! it is great to have the students back — the peace and quiet are nice for a while, but the campus really comes alive… Read More »

Congratulations to three new Masters!

Congratulations Alexandra, Emily, and Megan — new Masters of Science! Alexandra Amidon (left), Emily Grimes (center), and Megan Snelling (right) have all successfully defended their Master’s theses this Spring 2017 are the three newest Masters from the Analytics Lab @ OU. Alexandra and Emily completed their Masters of Science in Data Science and Analytics from… Read More »

Total Chaos: Soccer, ISE, and Old People

Total Chaos In Fall 2017  I decided that it was time to start working on my bucket-list, item #117: play an actual game of soccer.   There are other items on my bucket-list too, but I figured I better try this one soon since I am not getting any younger.  This is the impetus for… Read More »

Summer 2016 Hangout

Summer 2016 Hangout Very happy to see all the students and friends that came out to the Summer 2016 hangout at McNellie’s The Abner Ale House in Norman.  I am privileged to work a wide variety of students in ISE, DSA, and CEES who are applying research in a broad array of application areas (from Community Resilience to… Read More »

Welcome students!

Welcome! Bienvenidos!  欢迎! خوش آمدی Very happy to welcome some new students to the Analytics Lab!  Some of these will be working with Dr. Nicholson for their Master’s thesis, others are working on special studies projects or practicums — regardless, those of use in the lab are glad you are around and looking forward to the Summer and… Read More »

Summer 2016 updates!

Summer 2016 is here! The last of the ISE/DSA 5113 finals has been taken, all pencils are down, and students are heading out for new adventures. Cyril Beyney has just accepted an offer to become the lead data scientist for Nerd Kingdom and is moving to Dallas, TX! Weili Zhang is headed up to Pittsburg for a… Read More »