Discussion Panel

5th Year MIDS Student and Alumni Panel

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Please come join our 5th Year MIDS Student and Alumni Panel event at South Hall to hear directly from our students and alumni about their personal experiences in the MIDS program. Come prepared to ask them whatever questions you might have.


JJ Sahabu, MIDS '20, is a current 5th Year MIDS student. He graduated in Spring 2018 from the Haas School of Business and then spent the year working in public accounting at EY. At the firm, he obtained his CPA and worked on numerous IPOs and acquisitions. JJ is interested in seeing how data can be integrated to improve our daily lives and decision-making processes.

Kylie Vo, MIDS ’20, is a current 5th Year MIDS student who graduated from Berkeley with a bachelor's in Data Science. She is passionate about using data to drive efficiency and accuracy, to develop action-oriented solutions to business problems, and to deliver insights. She has a wealth of experience with predictive data modeling, creating data regression models, and analyzing data mining algorithms.

Silvia Miramontes, MIDS ’20, is a current 5th Year MIDS student who graduated from Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, with an emphasis in Data Science. Last Spring, she participated in Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) under the supervision of Daniela Uzhizima in the Data Analytics and Visualization Group within the computational Research Division at Berkeley Lab. She has continued to work with Daniela on the development of machine learning algorithms applied to ceramic matrix composites. 

Percival Chen, MIDS ’20, is a current 5th Year MIDS student who graduated from Berkeley with a bachelor's in Molecular and Cell Biology. He was initially introduced to data science through the Bachtrog Lab, where he conducted research for genomic projects and was exposed to data analysis on various species of Drosophila. He is currently a research fellow for the SURF Rose Hills Experience, and has worked as a tutor and an undergraduate student instructor for introductory biology courses.

Nitin Kohli, MIDS '15, is a Ph.D. student at the I School researching topics that span privacy, security, and fairness. He also received his bachelor’s in Mathematics and Statistics from Berkeley, where he received departmental honors in statistics for his work in stochastic modeling and game theory. Nitin has worked both as a data scientist in industry and as an academic. He's been an adjunct instructor and lecturer at Berkeley, teaching both introductory and advanced courses in elementary mathematics, probability, statistics, and game theory. 


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Last updated:

January 30, 2020