Advising


Executive Program
  1. Academic Director, Korean Executive 1+1 Matching Program, June 2021 – ongoing.
Ph.D. students (N=4)
  1. Myunghwan Lee, Ph.D. in MIS (role: supervisor), UBC, Sep 2019 – ongoing.
  2. Jaecheol Park, Ph.D. in MIS (role: committee member), UBC, Sep 2020 – ongoing.
  3. Rui Cao, Ph.D. in MIS (role: committee member), UBC, Jan 2021 – ongoing.
  4. Dennis Ma, Ph.D. in OBHR (role: committee member), UBC, Jan 2018 – ongoing.
Master’s students with Thesis (N=1)
  1. Xiaoke Zhang (co-advising with Mi Zhou), M.Sc. in MIS, UBC, Sep 2021 – ongoing.
Visiting Researchers (N=1)
  1. Matthias Schulte-Althoff (advisor: Daniel Fürstenau), Ph.D. Student, Freie Universität Berlin, Sep – Nov 2021.
    • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Undergraduate students (N=1)
  1. Raymond Situ, BUCS, UBC, May 2018 – ongoing (Software Engineer at SAP)
Consulting / Mentorship Services (N=3)
  1. Data Technical Mentorship, Canada Energy Regulator (CER), Aug 2020 – ongoing.
  2. Research Consulting, KISTI / VisionValue Consulting, Dec 2020 – ongoing.
  3. Expert Witness, Technical Safety BC (TSBC), July 2021 – ongoing.

Alumni
Ph.D. students (N=1)
  1. Yun-Sik Choi, (co-advised with Andrew B. Whinston), Ph.D. in CS, UT Austin, Aug 2016 – May 2019. (CXO, thetrive.com)
Master’s students with thesis (N=2)
  1. Victor Song (co-advised with Hasan Cavusoglu), M.Sc. in MIS, UBC, Aug 2017 – July 2019. (now Support Analyst, UBC Information Technology)
  2. Rui Cao (co-advised with Hasan Cavusoglu), M.Sc. in MIS, UBC, Sep 2018 – Dec 2020. (now Ph.D. student in UBC Sauder)
Master’s students without thesis (In chronological order; N=22)
  1. Akshay Vadnere, M.S. in IS, UT Arlington, Jan – May 2017. (Software Engineer, Apple)
  2. Yash Nigam, M.S. in IS, UT Arlington, Jan – July 2017. (Senior Data Scientist, The RealReal)
  3. Drishti Kapoor, M.S. in IS, UT Arlington, Jan – May 2017. (Data Engineer, Asurion)
  4. Abishek Ganesh (co-advised with C. Y. Choi), M.S. in IS, UT Arlington, June – Oct 2018. (Big Data Architect, Oalva)
  5. Sahil Jain, MBAN, UBC, Feb – May 2018. (Specialist, Data Science, McKinsey Canada)
  6. Ted Thompson (co-advised with Mike Gelbart, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, May – June 2018. (Machine Learning Researcher, Statistics Canada)
  7. Cem Ozturk (co-advised with Mike Gelbart, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, May – June 2018. (Data Scientist, Ario)
  8. Tyler Roberts (co-advised with Mike Gelbart, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, May – June 2018. (Data Engineer, Orbis Investments)
  9. Duong Vu (co-advised with Mike Gelbart, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, May – June 2018. (Data Engineer, UrbanLogiq)
  10. Anthony Chiodo (co-advised with Varada Kolhatkar, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, April – June 2019. [Demo site] (Business Intelligence Analyst, Amazon)
  11. Daniel Lin (co-advised with Varada Kolhatkar, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, April – June 2019. [Demo site]
  12. Miliban Keyim (co-advised with Varada Kolhatkar, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, April – June 2019.  [Demo site] (Data Analyst – Growth, Square)
  13. Sarah Watts (co-advised with Varada Kolhatkar, Hasan Cavusoglu), MDS Capstone Project, UBC, April – June 2019. [Demo site] (Associate Product Manager, Google)
  14. Nipun Goyal, COE Project, MBAN, UBC, June – Aug 2019 (Data Scientist, Canada Energy Regulator)
  15. Prakhar Sinha, COE Project, MBAN, UBC, June – Aug 2019 (Data Engineer, Article).
  16. Xiang Louis Luo, COE Project, MBAN, UBC, June – Aug 2019 (Big Data Engineer, ICBC).
  17. Ziyun (Lily) Liu, MBAN internship, TeejLab, June 2020 – August 2020 (Data Analyst, Provincial Health Services Authority)
  18. Sherry Qin, MBAN internship, TeejLab, June 2020 – August 2020 (Cards Advisor, Royal Bank of Canada)
  19. Suguna Menon, MBAN internship, Daanaa Resolution, June 2020 – August 2020 (Data Ops Analyst, Centro)
  20. Hao Zheng, MBAN internship, TLEF Project, June 2020 – August 2020
  21. Kemjika Ananaba, MBAN internship, TLEF Project, June 2020 – August 2020 (Business Analyst, TELUS)
  22. Charlie Qingkang Cao, MBAN internship, TLEF Project, June 2020 – August 2020 (Data Analyst, Best Buy Canada)
Undergraduate students (In chronological order; N=10)
  1. Bolat Khojayev, BUCS, UBC, Jan – May 2018. (Software Development Engineer, Amazon FinTech)
  2. Austin Cho, BUCS, UBC, May – July 2018
  3. Bob Zhang (co-advised with Sam Hwang), BUCS, UBC, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019. (Program Manager, Microsoft Data Integration)
  4. Christina Cheung (co-advised with Adam Saunders and Hasan Cavusoglu), Integrated Stats, Math, and CS, UBC, Jan – April 2019. (Software Engineer, Mozilla)
  5. Eamonn Keane, BUCS (IURMP), UBC, Jan – April 2019. (Software Developer, Microsoft)
  6. Allen Gour, BUCS, UBC, October 2019 – December 2019 (AI Engineer, Google)
  7. Jessica Yang, BUCS, UBC, October 2019 – December 2019 (Software Engineer, Amazon)
  8. Miguel Valarao, BUCS, UBC, Jan 2020 – May 2020 (Software Engineer Intern, Amazon)
  9. Eugenie Lai (co-advised with Arslan Aziz), BUCS, UBC, April 2020 – June 2020 (Ph.D. Student, MIT EECS)
  10. Jialin (Gallant) Tang, Commerce Scholars Program, BUCS, UBC, June 2019 – May 2021
Consulting / Mentorship Services (In chronological order; N=7)
  1. Research Consulting, KISTI,  Feb 2017 – Aug 2017
  2. Research Consulting, University of Texas at Austin, Aug 2017 – July 2019
  3. Research Consulting, Korea Insurance Research Institute (KIRI),  Mar 2018 – July 2018
  4. Research Consulting, KISTI,  May 2018 – Oct 2018
  5. Research Consulting, California State University, July 2018 – Sep 2018
  6. Data Science Technical Mentorship, National Energy Board, Sept 2019 – March 2020
  7. Research Consulting, University of Texas at Austin, May 2020 – July 2020
Visiting scholars (In chronological order; N=1)
  1. Eun Hong Min, Military Manpower Administration of Korea (병무청)