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Getting to know… Dongzhengyang "Ray" An, SM ’20

May 15, 2020—Data scientist. Minor celebrity. Self-styled crooner. Ahead of his May graduation, biostatistics student Dongzhengyang "Ray" An, discussed his path from China to Harvard Chan School, the draw of causal inference and machine learning, and how the…

Tracking COVID-19 with cell phone data while safeguarding privacy

Researchers led by Caroline Buckee are using cell phone data to study people’s mobility patterns, in order to help control COVID-19—without violating people’s privacy. Buckee, associate professor of epidemiology and associate director of the Center for Communicable Disease…

Mobility data can be potent tool in fighting COVID-19

Location and mobility data collected through apps and smartphones can play an important role in measuring the impact of social distancing efforts and refining interventions to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a March 23, 2020 letter in Science…

The uses of outrage

Caroline Buckee, associate professor of epidemiology, builds systems to track and forecast the spread of lethal infections.

A "Transformational Gift" for Data Science at Harvard

A new gift from Bob and Luisa Fernholz, in support of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, promises to spark new interdisciplinary collaborations across the University and boost methodological and computing expertise in the field.