Undergraduate Fellows

QTM's Undergraduate Fellows

2017-2018

Zihan Qian

Zihan Qian is an Applied Math & Statistics and Economics double major. Zihan's research project focuses on spectral clusting and exploring Selected Personality Data from the SAPA project - a collaborative data collection tool for assessing psychological constructs across multiple dimensions of personality - using R. Zihan is working with Dr. Yunxiao Chen.


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Isabel Goddard

Isabel is a QSS and Cultural Anthropology Major conducting a cross-cultural study of the gender of friendship-networks at the University of Copenhagen and at Emory. She will analyze how these relationships embody larger socio-cultural structures in American and Danish culture for her honors thesis. She is also a cellist in the Emory University Symphony Orchestra and and organizes student musical performances as president of Rock the Row. 

Isabel's project focuses on studying the relationship between increased population size and winning a tournament based on innate ability or hard work.

Ryan Joye

Ryan Joye is a senior pursuing a major in Quantitative Science with a concentration in Economics and a minor in Mathematics.  He is interested in the fields of statistics and data science. As a QTM fellow he is assisting Dr. Adam Glynn with his research focused on causal inference.

Eukyung Yhang

Eukyung Yhang is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences double majoring in Quantitative Sciences and English & Creative Writing. She is interested in using statistics in the field of psychology and health. She has been working in the Bauer Memory Lab and currently doing a meta-analysis on the topic of emotional memory.

2016-2017

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Qianqian Chen

Qianqian Chen is a senior double majoring in Applied Math & Statistics and Computer Science. She is interested in applying statistical theories and methods to the field of public health. As a QuanTM fellow she is working with Dr. Huang on a biostatistics research project focused on quantile regression analysis using R.

Qianru Wu

Qianru Wu is a senior double majoring Environmental Sciences and Economics. She is interested in using quantitative methods to assess environmental problems. She has been working with Dr. Saikawa for two semesters and she plans to continue researching with Dr. Saikawa on the project of comparing the emission inventories in India. 

Eukyung Yhang

Eukyung Yhang is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences double majoring in Quantitative Sciences and English & Creative Writing. She is interested in using statistics in the field of psychology and health. She has been working in the Bauer Memory Lab and currently doing a meta-analysis on the topic of emotional memory

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Shuohao Zhang

Shuohao is a junior majoring in Applied Mathematics & Statistics and Economics. He is interested in the application of quantitative research on macroeconomics and financial economics. He is working with Dr. Yue on a project to study the oscillations of currency exchange rates in terms of policy and market.

2015-2016

Kanghong Shao

Kanghong Shao is a senior majoring in the joint major in Applied Mathematics and Statistics. He is interested in applying statistical and data analytics skills to real-world issues in both researches such as Public Health and Psychology as well as business fields such as marketing and advertising. As a QuanTM fellow he is working with Prof. Kathryn M. Yount on the project of Community Influences on Female Genital Cutting / Mutilation in Africa. He is now working in the phase of the dataset building and variables selection.

Hanyong Wu

Hanyong Wu is a junior majored in Applied Math and CS. He is interested in statistics and the use of quantitative methods. As a QuanTM fellow he is working with Dr. Vicki Hertzberg on a biostatistics research project measuring social contacts in the Emergency Department at Emory Midtown Hospital. Hanyong plans to purse a master degree of financial engineering and work on business field in the future. 

2014-2015

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Joo Eun Hwang

Joo Eun Hwang is a junior majoring in Mathematics and Economics. He is interested in public finance, financial economics, and econometrics. As a QuanTM fellow he is working with Dr. Gregory Martin in the Department of Political Science. he plans on pursuing a doctoral degree in Economics and desires to contribute to the development of developing countries in the future.

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Congzheng Song

Congzheng Song is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences and is pursuing a joint major in Computer Science and Mathematics and a minor in East Asian Studies. He is interested in the field of statistics, data science, and their applications. As a QuanTM fellow he is working with Dr. Clifford Carrubba on a political science research project analyzing roll-call voting and worldwide legislative behaviors. Currently, Congzheng is working on the data extraction part of the project using his computer science skills.

2013-2014

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Rebecca Berge

Becca Berge is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying Mathematics and Political Science. Within her focus of American politics, she is writing a thesis and working with Dr. Beth Reingold on research concerning gender, race, and representation in legislatures in the United States. 

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Abigail Chambers

Abigail is currently a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences pursuing a BS in Mathematics and a secondary degree in Middle Eastern Studies. In addition to speaking French, she is studying Arabic and Hebrew at Emory in order to pursue her academic goals. She hopes to earn an MA in Political Science with a concentration in peace negotiations and conflict management, with the intention of focusing on the Middle East. During the fellowship she is assisting Dr. Shawn Ramirez with her work examining components of peace negotiations through text analysis of relevant documents.

Regina Seo

Regina Seo is a senior majoring in Economics/Mathematics. She is interested in economic development, policies, and behavioral economics. As a QuanTM fellow she is working with Dr. Maasoumi on income mobility and inequality in the economies of the United States, China, and India. She plans on pursuing a doctoral degree in Economics or Public Policy and her dream is to work on policies in international organizations. 

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Josh Weinstock

Josh Weinstock is a junior at Emory University studying Mathematics and Psychology. Josh is interested in data science and machine learning. As a fellow Josh is working in Professor Waldman's lab in the Psychology department, which studies the genetic etiology of childhood psychiatric disorders. Josh is also a baseball operations trainee for the Washington Nationals baseball team, contributing to proprietary statistical research and database construction.