Data Science Student - Jierui Song

Jierui Song

My passion is using data to solve complex, real-world problems. I have had the amazing opportunity to study machine learning, data mining, and advanced statistical theory for my MS in Data Science. Equipped with essential technical skills and extensive hands-on experience, I look forward to harnessing the power of data science to help shape the world around us for the better.


Columbia University

Master of Science in Data Science 2017

  • Algorithms for Data Science
  • Probability & Statistical Inference
  • Machine Learning for Data Science
  • Exploratory Data Analysis & Visualization


University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Minors in Math, Computer Science and Music


Columbia Business School

Research Associate, Management Division

Working closely with Management, Accounting, Marketing, and Decisions Risk & Operations professors to assist in a wide range of quantitative research projects related to firm strategy, organizational behavior, and market prediction. Tasks include data collection (web scraping, extracting from databases), cleaning (merging, entity resolution, robustness checking), and analysis using R, Stata, and Python. I also mentor and manage research assistants and interns, giving Python and R tutorials.


Computer Science

R, Python, Matlab, Java

Quantitative Skills

Linear Algebra, Machine Learning, Statistical Inference


Columbia Data Science Society


Exploring New York City, Biking, Music, Meetups, Hackathons
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