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Saturday, October 20 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Data Science in Academia vs. Indusry. What is Right for Me?

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During the last few years, data science has brought about many changes to how we live and work. Students interested in careers in data science often ask "do I need a graduate degree to work as a data scientist?" Obviously, while there is no one-size-fits-all answer to that question, there are some important questions to consider when making career choices in data science. I compare and contrast academia vs industry as career options after bachelors degree or masters degree based on my personal experience in research and industry.

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Sang-Yun Oh

Professor, UC Santa Barbara
I worked for a number of years between my bachelor’s degree in physics at UC Berkeley, and my Ph.D. in computational and mathematical engineering at Stanford. My work experience span research and industry as medical imaging research engineer at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, director... Read More →

Saturday October 20, 2018 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Ballroom # 403B