Student ProfilesThe Institute seeks to enroll up to 120 talented and motivated students each year in its Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) degree program. The current roster is provided below. For additional information about our students, see the annual Admissions Report.

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See the previous class rosters in the Archive.


Master of Science in Analytics, Class of 2020

Shiraz Ahmed Shiraz Ahmed
B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, NC State University, 2018
Justin Albrechtsen Justin Albrechtsen
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Texas El Paso, 2010
B.A., magna cum laude, Psychology; Spanish, University of Northern Iowa, 2005
Emily Ammons Emily Ammons
B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematics; Biology, State University of New York College at Cortland, 2019
David Andexler David Andexler
B.S., Biology, Duquesne University, 2015
Ryan Ankersen Ryan Ankersen
B.S., magna cum laude, Actuarial Mathematics, Spring Hill College, 2019
Rivers Baker Rivers Baker
Master of Microbial Biotechnology, NC State University, 2019
B.S., cum laude, Animal Science, NC State University, 2012
Robert Bayer Robert Bayer
B.S., cum laude, Economics, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, 2017
Alison Berger Alison Berger
B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, UNC–Wilmington, 2018
Marshall Bradley Marshall Bradley
M.S., Economics, Trinity College Dublin, 2018
B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, International Business; Business Economics, University of South Carolina, 2017
Price Burnett Price Burnett
B.B.A., magna cum laude, Supply Chain Management, Texas A&M University, 2018
Jackson Cabell Jackson Cabell
B.S., with Highest Distinction, Statistics and Analytics; Economics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Ellen Caldwell Ellie Caldwell
B.S., summa cum laude, Mathematical Statistics, Wake Forest University, 2019
Patrick Campbell Patrick Campbell
B.S.B.A., Finance; Accounting, Elon University, 2011
Dominick Carbone Dominick Carbone
B.S., summa cum laude, Mathematics, NC State University, 2019
Yu Shao Chen Shao Chen
B.A., Economics, National Taiwan University, 2017
Yuting Cheng Yuting Cheng
B.S., summa cum laude, Statistics, NC State University, 2015
Kyle Clapper Kyle Clapper
B.S.B.A., with Distinction, Business Administration, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Grant Clark Grant Clark
B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematics; Computer Science, Adelphi University, 2019
Brittany Cody Brittany Cody
B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, NC State University, 2018
Jess Conner Jess Conner
B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematics, Jacksonville University, 2016
Walter Creech Walter Creech
B.S., with Distinction, Statistics and Analytics; Economics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Emmanuel Daramola Emmanuel Daramola
B.B.A., Business Administration, Loyola University Maryland, 2019
Ellen Davis Ellen Davis
B.S.P.H., with Highest Distinction, Biostatistics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Supreet Deshpande Supreet Deshpande
B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, 2017
Adria Dortignacq Adria Dortignacq
B.A., magna cum laude, Economics, Colorado College, 2016
Trevor Edge Trevor Edge
B.S., cum laude, Accounting, NC State University, 2019
William Elmore William Elmore
B.S., magna cum laude, Economics, UNC–Wilmington, 2019
Abla Elsergany Abla Elsergany
B.A., English Language, Ain Shams University, 2002
Samantha Everett Samantha Everett
B.S., summa cum laude, Psychology, Appalachian State University, 2018
Maxwell Fairbairn Maxwell Fairbairn
B.S., with Distinction, Statistics and Analytics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Andrew Francis Andrew Francis
B.S., magna cum laude, Environmental Engineering; Environmental Studies, University of Cincinnati, 2019
Christopher Goodrich Christopher Goodrich
B.S., summa cum laude, Economics, NC State University, 2013
Thomas Gow Thomas Gow
B.S.B.A., Management, Elon University, 2019
Sydney Greer Sydney Greer
B.S., summa cum laude, Mathematics, Appalachian State University, 2019
Sarah Grieco Sarah Grieco
B.A., Journalism, San Diego State University, 2011
Hirsh Gupta Hirsh Gupta
B.A., Economics, Rutgers University, 2016
Savannah Hampton Savannah Hampton
B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematical Business, Wake Forest University, 2017
Lance Hudson Lance Hudson
B.S., Statistics, UNC–Wilmington, 2018
Nathan Jones Nathan Jones
B.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University, 2019
Shawn Kim Shawn Kim
B.S., magna cum laude, Mechanical Engineering, NC State University, 2016
Elaine King Elaine King
B.S., with Distinction, Biostatistics; Women’s and Gender Studies, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2018
Grant King Grant King
B.A., with Highest Distinction, Economics; Linguistics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2017
Emmanuel Kinuthia Emmanuel Kinuthia
M.Sc., Agricultural and Applied Economics, Egerton University, 2010
B.Sc., Agricultural Economics, Egerton University, 2007
Beruk Kiros Beruk Kiros
B.S., cum laude, Biology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2014
Taylor Kooy Taylor Kooy
B.S., magna cum laude, Statistics, Grand Valley State University, 2019
Andrea Kopaskie Andrea Kopaskie
B.S., Environmental Sciences, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2017
Dau Ku David Ku
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, NC State University, 2019
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Ming Chi University of Technology, 2015
Samuel LaFell Samuel LaFell
B.A., magna cum laude, Communication, NC State University, 2018
B.A., magna cum laude, Foreign Languages and Literatures, NC State University, 2018
Laura Lancheros Laura Lancheros
M.A., with Honors, Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, 1994
B.A., Political Science; Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
Kateryna Lashko Kateryna Lashko
B.S., Financial Economics, State University of New York at Binghamton, 2005
Zachary Lewis Zach Lewis
B.S., summa cum laude, Economics, NC State University, 2019
B.S., summa cum laude, Statistics, NC State University, 2019
Yinxi Li Yinxi (Evan) Li
B.A., magna cum laude, Mathematics; Music, Franklin and Marshall College, 2019
Mary Limer Katlyn Limer
B.A., cum laude, Psychology, NC State University, 2015
Kevin Lybrand Kevin Lybrand
M.S., Bioengineering, Clemson University, 2014
B.S., cum laude, Bioengineering, Clemson University, 2013
Brett Lytle Brett Lytle
B.S., magna cum laude, Sport Management, NC State University, 2015
Preston MacDonald Preston MacDonald
B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematics, Appalachian State University, 2019
Chandni Malhotra Chandni Malhotra
B.S., summa cum laude, Statistics, NC State University, 2019
Margaret Malone Meg Malone
B.A., magna cum laude, Media Analytics, Elon University, 2019
Michael Marchetta Michael Marchetta
B.S., cum laude, Business Analytics; Business Administration, William Peace University, 2017
McKinnon Martin McKinnon Martin
B.A., Economics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2017
Natalie Martin Natalie Martin
B.B.A., Marketing, University of Georgia, 2019
B.B.A., Risk Management and Insurance, University of Georgia, 2019
Kevin McDowell Kevin McDowell
B.S., Finance; Economics, University of Maryland at College Park, 2015
Catherine McSorley Catherine McSorley
B.S., Mathematics; Statistics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2019
Katarzyna Michalska Kasia Michalska
M.B.A., Quinnipiac University, 2017
Master of Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, 2013
Bachelor of Finance and Accounting, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, 2011
Liesl Miranda Liesl Miranda
B.S., magna cum laude, Textile Engineering, NC State University, 2019
Will Misenheimer Will Misenheimer
B.S., summa cum laude, Mathematics, UNC–Charlotte, 2019
Iqra Munawar Iqra Munawar
B.S., magna cum laude, Accounting, Appalachian State University, 2018
Rachel Nagley Rachel Nagley
B.S., summa cum laude, Industrial Engineering, NC State University, 2018
Raageswari Nayak Ragi Nayak
B.S.P.H., Biostatistics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Travis Noftle Travis Noftle
B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, NC State University, 2010
Urbain Nounagnon Urbain Nounagnon
B.S., magna cum laude, Systems Engineering, UNC–Charlotte, 2012
Krishna Patel Krishna Patel
B.S., magna cum laude, Economics, East Carolina University, 2019
Payal Patel Payal Patel
B.S., with Distinction, Information Science, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2017
Samir Patel Samir Patel
B.S., Statistics, NC State University, 2015
B.S., Mathematics Education, NC State University, 2015
Urmila Patil Urmila Patil
M.Eng., Civil Engineering, Shivaji University, India, 2005
B.Eng., Civil Engineering, Shivaji University, India, 2001
Jackson Perry Jackson Perry
B.S., with Distinction, Mathematics; Psychology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2019
Rachel Powell Rachel Powell
M.S., Biology, Auburn University, 2018
B.S., magna cum laude, Biology, Meredith College, 2016
Alexander Preiss Sandy Preiss
Master of International Studies, NC State University, 2015
B.A., with Distinction, Psychology, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2009
Tian Qin Hunter Sunny Qin
B.S., Business Analytics, University of Denver, 2017
Lahari Revuri Lahari Revuri
B.S., summa cum laude, Computer Science, NC State University, 2019
Jonathan Rice Jonathan Rice
B.A., summa cum laude, Mathematics, Wofford College, 2017
B.S., summa cum laude, Biology, Wofford College, 2017
Benjamin Roberts Benjamin Roberts
B.A., with Highest Distinction, Economics; Political Science, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2018
Basil Rodts Basil Rodts
B.S., with Distinction, Statistics and Analytics; Environmental Science, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Kyrsten Rudock Kyrsten Rudock
B.S., summa cum laude, Textile Engineering, NC State University, 2019
Burton Rudolph Burton Rudolph
B.S., Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 2017
Charles Ruff Charles Ruff
B.B.A., with University Honors, Business Analytics; Finance, University of Iowa, 2019
Sameen Salam Sameen Salam
B.S., Biology; Music, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Samantha Sassorossi Samantha Sassorossi
B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, NC State University, 2018
Cassidy Sater Cassidy Sater
B.S., magna cum laude, Applied Mathematics, NC State University, 2019
B.S., magna cum laude, Economics, NC State University, 2019
Noah Sayre Noah Sayre
B.S., with Highest Distinction, Computer Science, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Samuel Scarpino Samuel Scarpino
B.S., summa cum laude, Statistics, University of New Hampshire, 2019
Austin Seals Austin Seals
B.S., summa cum laude, Management Information Science, Claflin University, 2019
Keyur Shah Keyur Shah
M.Sc., Statistics, University of Pune, 2017
B.Sc., Statistics, University of Mumbai, 2015
Sufyan Shahin Sufyan Shahin
M.S.Ed., Mathematics, State University of New York at Geneseo, 2008
B.A., Mathematics; Adolescent Education: Math, State University of New York at Geneseo, 2006
Mehak Shamdasani Mehak Shamdasani
B.A., Computer Science, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2018
Stephen Slogar Stephen Slogar
B.S., cum laude, Statistics, University of Florida, 2018
Jiin Son Jiin Son
B.S., summa cum laude, Textile Engineering, NC State University, 2019
Katherine Spell Paige Spell
B.S., Mathematics, Appalachian State University, 2019
Nicholas Sterling Nick Sterling
B.S., summa cum laude, Physics, UNC–Wilmington, 2018
B.A., summa cum laude, Philosophy, UNC–Wilmington, 2018
Benjamin Sullivan Ben Sullivan
B.S., Economics, Appalachian State University, 2017
Heqing Sun Heqing Sun
M.S., Chemistry, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2018
B.S., Chemistry, Nanjing University, China, 2016
Yao Sun Yao Sun
B.A., International Studies, Emory University, 2016
Shannon Tart Shannon Tart
B.S., magna cum laude, Textile Engineering, NC State University, 2016
Reema Thakkar Reema Thakkar
B.S., magna cum laude, Statistics, NC State University, 2017
Chelsea Thomas Chelsea Thomas
B.S.B.A., cum laude, Finance, UNC–Charlotte, 2019
Jason Thompson Jason Thompson
B.S., summa cum laude, Applied Mathematics, NC State University, 2019
B.S., summa cum laude, Statistics, NC State University, 2019
Wesley Thompson Wesley Thompson
B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, California Lutheran University, 2017
Khoi Tran Khoi Tran
B.A., with Distinction, Economics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2015
Cathy Tran Cathy Tran
B.A., summa cum laude, Politics; Economics, Ithaca College, 2018
Amelia Turner Faith Turner
B.S., magna cum laude, Computer Science, University of South Carolina, 2019
Travis Walker Travis Walker
B.S., summa cum laude, Leadership, Trident University International, 2018
Meghan Weber (Weber) Meghan Weber
B.S., magna cum laude, Biomedical Engineering, Wright State University, 2019
Ryan Weisner Ryan Weisner
B.A., with Distinction, Economics; Public Policy, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2018
Samantha Widman Samantha Widman
B.S., magna cum laude, Mathematics, Appalachian State University, 2019
Sarah Wotus Sarah Wotus
B.S., with Highest Distinction, Biostatistics, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2019
Lu Wu Lu Wu
Ph.D., Mass Communication, UNC–Chapel Hill, 2017
M.S., Journalism, Ohio University, 2013
B.A., Chinese Language and Literature, Tianjin Foreign Studies University, 2011
Chesaney Wyse Chesaney Wyse
B.B.A., summa cum laude, Management, Saginaw Valley State University, 2018
Sharon Yao Sharon Yao
B.A., Sociology, Duke University, 2014
Michael Zabawa Michael Zabawa
B.A., Economics, University of Colorado at Denver, 2019
B.S., Mathematics, University of Colorado at Denver, 2019

Photo credit: Roger Winstead


For previous class rosters, see the Archive.