Ryan Giordano

PhD student, Statistics
BIDS Data Science Fellow, Moore/Sloan

Real name: 
Ryan Giordano

Ryan is a PhD student in statistics at the University of California, Berkeley, advised by Michael Jordan and Jon McAuliffe.  His interests include variational methods, robustness, scalable statistical inference, and the philosophy of science.  Ryan studied mathematics and engineering mechanics at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and econometrics at the London School of Economics, and has worked both as an engineer at Google and a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan.