Data Science

# Faculty

## Data Science

“Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses computer science, mathematics and statistics to extract knowledge and insights from large and unstructured data and apply those insights across a broad range of fields. A data scientist not only understands algorithms but can modify or create new ones to solve the problem at hand.”

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## Faculty

### Collaborating Faculty

##### Heather Amthauer, Computer Science

- Post-Doc (Computer Science), University of Kansas
- Ph.D. (Computer Science), University of Kansas
- M.S. (Computer Science), University of Kansas
- B.A. (Chemistry), Macalester College

##### Bret Benesh, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Mathematics), University of Wisconsin-Madison
- M.A. (Mathematics), University of Wisconsin-Madison
- B.S. (Mathematics), University of Minnesota

##### Phil Byrne, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Statistics), The Pennsylvania State University
- M.A. (Mathematics), The Pennsylvania State University
- B.A. (Mathematics), American International College

##### Robert Campbell, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Mathematics), University of California, Irvine
- B.A. (Mathematics), University of California, San Diego

##### Sunil Chetty, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Mathematics), University of California, Irvine
- M.A. (Mathematics), University of California, Irvine
- B.A. (Mathematics), University of California, Berkeley

##### Mike Heroux, Computer Science

- Ph.D. (Mathematics) Colorado State University
- M.S. (Mathematics) Colorado State University
- B.A. (Mathematics) Saint John’s University

##### Noreen Herzfeld, Computer Science

- Ph.D. (Religion and Science) The Graduate Theological Union
- M.A. (Spirituality and Monastic Studies) Saint John’s University
- M.A. (Mathematics) The Pennsylvania State University
- M.S. (Computer Science) The Pennsylvania State University
- B.A. (Mathematics) St. Olaf College

##### Kris Nairn, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Mathematics) Columbia University
- M.A./M. Phil. (Mathematics) Columbia University
- B.A. Gustavus College

##### Brian Nyholm, Mathematics

##### Peter Ohmann, Computer Science

- Ph.D. (Computer Sciences) University of Wisconsin-Madison
- M.S. (Computer Sciences) University of Wisconsin-Madison
- B.A. (Computer Science) Saint John’s University

##### Paul Schumacher, Computer Science

- Ph.D. (Mathematics) Texas A&M University
- B.A. (Statistics) University of Chicago
- B.A. (Computer Science) University of Chicago
- B.A. (Mathematics) University of Chicago

##### Anne Sinko, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics), University of Alabama in Huntsville
- M.S. (Mathematics), University of Alabama in Huntsville
- B.S. (Biochemistry), Queens University of Charlotte
- B.A. (Mathematics), Queens University of Charlotte

##### Mike Tangredi, Mathematics

- Ph.D. (Mathematics), University of Wisconsin-Madison
- M.A. (Mathematics), University of Wisconsin-Madison
- S.B. (Mathematics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology