Statistics is coming to India in November!

Thinking about an advanced degree in Statistics? Want to jump start and enhance your career growth? Come, hear about the MA in Statistics program at Columbia University in New York City.

Meet the Director of the MA program, Prof. Alemayehu, and the Director of Career Development and Alumni Relations, Dr. Shrivastava, who will share information on how the program can help you achieve your career goals.

Food and beverages will be served.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 – Columbia University: MA in Statistics Info Session, Mumbai

Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 – Columbia University MA Statistics Information Session: Delhi


Photographs from just a few of our recent and past events. Click for larger images. 

 

 MA students in our mentor program held their final presentations for the Fall’18 semester. MA alumna (’98) and program mentor, Sharona Sankar-King (EVP, Customer Strategy & Marketing/Advanced Analytics at Bain & Company), led a lively discussion and provided invaluable feedback to presenters. 


On Friday, Oct. 26, we held an employer-student networking event at Watson Hall. Over 120 graduating students attended. Among the companies that presented to the students and collected resumes were Bain and Co., Goldman Sachs, New York Life, Zurich NA, Uber, Aetna, Nielsen and Varadero Capitai. There was standing room only in the conference room while the companies were presenting. Students met employers one-on-one in the lounge area and other Watson Hall offices. 

To start the day off, we had a presentation on networking skills by Sree Sreenivasan, former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the City of New York. 
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Alumni Panel, Friday, March 23:  Alums Han Cui of AdatosXinjia Zhang of Matrix Analytics, Sean Reddy of Deus Ex and Guanzhong Yu of Saferock met MA Statistics students. 


             

IRi, Friday, March 23:  Melody Harrity and Sydne Tarry of IRi presented to MA Statistics students.


         

Two Sigma, Thursday, March 22:  Alums Chris Mulligan and Yuting Ma spoke with MA Statistics students. 


       

Phil Bellaria, Senior Vice President of Applied Analytics at NBCUniversal, met MA Statistics students on March 14, 2018


  

Varadero Capital, L.P. visited on Friday, February 9, 2018.  Varadero Capital is a value-driven alternative investment manager making investments across specialized credit markets with a focus on achieving capital preservation and delivering uncorrelated, risk-adjusted returns. Varadero’s speakers included Christopher Barr and Christopher Wilcox.  The Firm was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in New York City.


   

Dr. Peter Mesenbrink, Executive director Biostatistics at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. spoke about both his career and current research on Friday, February 2, 2018.  He discussed key elements of being successful in the pharma industry and the different roles one can have in pharma.


  

Data scientists from Lyft came on Thursday, January 25, 2018.  Data Analyst, *Simone Zhou spoke about increased passenger activation by 7% by performing a card add funnel analysis.  Data Analyst, *Baptist Richard presented “Developed density based models to extend ride sharing availability to sparse cities in the US.”  Data Scientists, *Davide Crapis and *Cameron Bruggeman gave an overview of all the places Data Science is used at Lyft, and then give a deep dive into how they make ETA predictions and allocate supply-side incentives.  We also hosted Data Analyst, *Shelley Chan and Nick Chamandy, Head of Data Science. 

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Dr. Anusha Shrivastava, Associate Director, Career Development and Alumni Relations, met alums and incoming hybrid students of the MA Statistics program at the Columbia Global Centers: Beijing on Dec. 5, 2017


Alum Dennis Lyubyvy, a data scientist at Afiniti, spoke with MA in Statistics students at the CCE Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Alum Dennis Lyubyvy, a data scientist at Afiniti, spoke with MA in Statistics students at the CCE Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017


MA Statistics alum, Greg Ryslik, VP of Data Science at Mindstrong Health, shared tips on how to find - and keep - a job, with current students on Oct. 23, 2017

MA Statistics alum, Greg Ryslik, VP of Data Science at Mindstrong Health, shared tips on how to find – and keep – a job, with current students on Oct. 23, 2017


The NBCUniversal data team made a presentation to MA in Statistics students about internship and job opportunities at their media company on Nov. 1, 2017

The NBCUniversal data team made a presentation to MA in Statistics students about internship and job opportunities at their media company on Nov. 1, 2017


Davin Kaing presenting at the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference in Cancun

Davin Kaing presenting at the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference in Cancun


Davin Kaing presenting at the second International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications in London

Davin Kaing presenting at the second International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications in London


Nancy J Selph, Director and COO - Innovation & Data Governance at Deutsche Bank AG, spoke with MA Statistics students about how to succeed at their careers.

Nancy J Selph, Director and COO – Innovation & Data Governance at Deutsche Bank AG, spoke with MA Statistics students about how to succeed at their careers.