Opening Remarks

Dr. Jean King

Peterson Family Dean
of Arts & Sciences, WPI


Dr. Terri Anne Camesano

Dean of Graduate Studies
Prof. of Chemical Engineering, WPI


Dr. Elke Rundensteiner

Founding Director of Data Science Program
Prof. of Computer Science, WPI


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Fernanda Viégas

Senior Researcher, Google
Co-Leader PAIR (People + AI Research) Initiative and Big Picture Team

Technical Talks

Dr. Cao (Danica) Xiao

Director of Machine Learning, Analytics Center of Excellence, IQVIA


Dr. Tanya Leise

Amherst College


Melanie Jutras

MITRE Corporation


Afternoon Greeting

Kristin Tichenor

Senior Vice President,
Enrollment & Institutional Strategy, WPI

Data Science Applications

Rekha Kamat

3DEXPERIENCE Platform Business Development Executive, Dassault Systèmes


Dr. Fatemeh Emdad

Associate Teaching Professor, Data Science, WPI


Penny Anderson

Senior Engineering Manager, MATLAB Products, MathWorks


Dr. Heather Gorr

MATLAB Product Marketing Team, MathWorks


Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator

Dr. Eleanor Loiacono

Professor of IT and Data Science, WPI
Founder and Director of the Inclusive Design and Accessibility (IDEA) Hub


Dr. Wei Ding

Associate Professor Computer Science, Director, Knowledge Discovery Lab, Chair CSM Senate, UMASS Boston


Dr. Valerie Barr

Chair of Computer Science, Jean E. Sammet Professor of Computer Science, Mount Holyoke College