Summer 2016 updates!

By | May 16, 2016

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 Summer internship
  • Param Tripathi heading down to San Antonio for a Summer internship
  • Olivia Perret has already moved up to New York for her new job
  • Naiyu Wang and Peihui Lin (from the CORE Lab) are headed to China for a month or two
  • Mohammad Tehrani is presenting at the Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference 2016 at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN and then heading to Iran for a visit

I am very excited about the students staying in or coming to Norman!

  • Alexander  Rodríguez Castillo is joining our team from Peru to start his MS in DSA and then a PhD in ISE!peru
  • Alexandra Amidon is around for the Summer starting her MS thesis work in predictive modeling
  • Emily Grimes is beginning her practicum in analytics working with Nerd Kingdom

Dr. Nicholson will be around most of the Summer, but there are a few things on his agenda too:

  • Starting the Summer off right with a 12-hour adventure race down in Texas: mountain biking, orienteering, and kayaking
  • Taking the kids to Disney World!
  • Cimbing at least one 14,000+ mountain in Colorado with the wife
  • Panelist at the 41st Annual Natural Hazards Workshop in July in Colorado