Industry Office Hours with Beam Solutions: A conversation with three data scientists

Edited by Anna Liang

Kevin Feng, Head of Data Science

You pivoted from a background in oil and gas to data science. How did the MEng program help you pivot in your career?

How do you think data science will evolve in the near future?

What advice do you have for the next generation of data scientists? What skills should they focus on learning in grad school?

Now, more than ever, it’s critical for data scientists to have some level of interpersonal skills and business understanding to know how/what they can do to leverage their skills into real value.

You have a fun data science related Instagram account! What inspired these visualizations?

Tennison Yu, Data Scientist

What interests you and/or your company in working with MEng students?

What is your vision for data science in next 5–10 years?

What advice do you have for the next generation of engineers? What skills should they focus on learning in grad school?

Liying Li, Data Scientist

What inspired you to study data science?

Where do you see the industry heading?

What excites you about being a woman in data science?

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