Marcella Gomez: Faculty

Marcella Gomez

Graduate Institution: Stanford University
Undergraduate Institution: California Institute of Technology
Department: Applied Mathematics
Hometown: East Los Angeles

“I think being at the edge of human knowledge is exciting for me. I just like pushing that boundary; I’m interested in all kinds of fields and I’m just interested in learning.”

David Lee: Faculty

David Lee

Degree Program: Assistant Professor, Technology Management
Graduate Institution: Stanford University
Undergraduate Institution: California Institute of Technology
Department: Computational Media

“I wanted to find a way to organize large numbers of people to support nonprofits. I knew that my research in crowd-sourcing, and in bringing people together to accomplish tasks, could help.”

Robert Lund: Faculty

Robert Lund: Faculty

Graduate Institution: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Undergraduate Institution: Auburn University
Department: Professor and Department Chair, Statistics

“What I do as a statistician is crunch the numbers. We take data, compare it to what a climatologist’s model predicts, and give them our conclusions and how sure we are of those conclusions.”

Marcela Alfaro-Córdoba: New Faculty

Graduate Institution: Iowa State University, M.S., North Carolina State University, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution: Universidad de Costa Rica
Department: Statistics

“It’s exciting to introduce the topic of statistics to people that have no prior knowledge or experience with the field. My goal is to motivate students to keep learning about the field of statistics.”