Find out where some of our Statistics and Data Science alumni have gone after graduation.

Hear from these alumni, who talk about their time at Cornell and how their statistics education here prepared them for successful careers in industry.  



Weihua Li
By Louis DiPietro Weihua Li MPS ’11 always loved numbers and data, particularly the applied side – taking messy data and transforming it into meaningful... more
Bhairav Mehta
Professionally, Bhairav Mehta doesn’t settle. Since graduating from Cornell University’s master of professional studies program in applied statistics in 2004... more
Jin Wook Kim and son at a Cornell Club of Korea meeting
Jin Wook Kim earned his Master of Professional Studies in Applied Statistics from Cornell University in 2008. Today, he’s an associate professor of accounting... more
Irina Gaynanova
The last time we checked in with Irina Gaynanova, she was two years away from completing her PhD in statistics here.
Stephen Salerno
Stephen Salerno's enthusiasm for biostatistics is unquestionable, and that passion grew out of his time at Cornell.
Robert Wolpert
Ask Dr. Robert Wolpert (’72) what changed the trajectory of his career, he’ll tell you it was a Cornell course that he never actually took.
Melissa Sharma
Sharma currently works as a senior consultant and actuary at Aon's Global Benefits practice.
Lauren Altman
Lauren Altman graduated from Cornell University in 2003 and currently works for a market research company.
Lulu Yan
After spending a decade as a data scientist in several industries, Yan is currently developing a healthcare startup in Silicon Valley.
photo of Ed George
It's the golden age of statistics, according to Dr. Ed George.
Sharon Lawner Weinberg
Sharon Lawner Weinberg is a professor of applied statistics and psychology at New York University.
Charles McCulloch
For nearly 40 years now, McCulloch has witnessed the transformation in the statistics field.
Eric Callahan
"I selected the MPS program because I wanted program that would provide knowledge of practical applications of statistics."
Bruce Turnbull
For more than four decades, Bruce Turnbull’s expertise in the field of statistics has helped usher in discoveries in health and medicine.
Kyley Nemeckay
Nemeckay is a statistical analyst at the Gallup Organization for both their consulting division and their World Poll.
Bill Strawderman
"Cornell has played a prominent role in my professional life as a Statistician," Strawderman said.
Aditya Barua
Upon graduation, Barua joined Google as a people analyst in Mountain View.