Wooseok Ha

Alumni - BIDS Data Science Fellow

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Wooseok Ha

Wooseok Ha was a BIDS/FODA Data Science Fellow in 2018-2019, working as a postdoctoral scholar at the Foundations of Data Analysis (FODA) Institute, which is part of the NSF TRIPODS program to develop foundations of data science. He earned his PhD in Statistics at the University of Chicago in August 2018, where he worked on statistical estimation and optimization for structured high-dimensional data including sparse and low-rank models. He also collaborated on calibration problems for CT image reconstruction in medical imaging and inferring geographic structure from genetic data in population genetics. Prior to entering PhD program, he received his BS and MS in Statistics and BA in economics from Seoul National University.