Interns in the 2022-2023 Academic Year

Ben Brown

Summer Institute in Social Research Methods Intern, Center for Spatial Data Science

Ben is a rising third-year in the College majoring in Computational and Applied Mathematics. He is interested in exploring how social scientists utilize mathematics, statistics, and computer programming to analyze data and convey their results visually.


Chenjia (Chen) Lin

Summer Institute in Social Research Methods Intern, Center for Spatial Data Science

Chen is a rising fourth-year in the College majoring in math and statistics. He is interested in exploring applications of mathematical and statistical techniques in the social sciences and public policy. 


Nikhil Patel

Data Science Institute Research Assistant, Center for Spatial Data Science

Nikhil is an incoming student at the College. He plans to major in Computational and Applied Mathematics and is assisting in the development of geospatial analysis tools. 


Xiaoyi Wu

Research Intern, Center for Spatial Data Science

Xiaoyi has an interdisciplinary background in artificial intelligence, spatial analytics, and remote sensing. She is interested in integrating GIS and AI into human mobility, public health, and environmental science study. Xiaoyi holds a Bachelor of Science from China University Geosciences(Beijing) and a Master of Urban Spatial Analytics from the University of Pennsylvania. 


Haipeng Xue

Summer Research Assistant, Center for Spatial Data Science

Haipeng is a first-year MSc in Analytics student at Physical Science Division. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a BS in Statistics and Economics. His previous research targets in environmental statistics modeling. He is interested in applying CS/DS techniques in geospatial world and public health.