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VT DSPG 2020 Projects

Virginia Tech began its Data Science for the Public Good program in 2020 with five interns and two graduate fellows. The young scholars worked on four projects that addressed public good challenges throughout the Commonwealth.


Virginia Tech DSPG 2020 Project Websites:


Meet the inaugural VT DSPG Young Scholars cohort!

Undergraduate interns:
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Dylan Glover
VT Class of 2020

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Talib Grant
VT Class of 2021
Computational Modeling & Data Analytics

Graduate interns:
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Laura Pranteddu
Ph.D. Candidate
Visiting student in Data Science from the University of Trento

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Afrina Tabassum
Ph.D. Candidate
Computer Science

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Adam Wells
Master's Student
Data Analysis and Applied Statistics

Graduate student fellows:
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Joshua Beverly
Ph.D. Candidate
Agricultural and Applied Economics

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Boya Zhang
Ph.D. Candidate

Meet the 2020 Program leaders!

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Susan Chen
Associate Professor, DSPG Faculty Fellow & Project Director
Virginia Tech Agricultural and Applied Economics

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Ford Ramsey
Assistant Professor, 2020 DSPG Project leader
Virginia Tech Agricultural and Applied Economics

Interested in joining this year's cohort? 
Learn more about the program and application process!