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Celebrating the Class of 2020

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Nageswara Rao Gurram

Master of Science in Data Science


Hometown: Hyderabad, INDIA

Previous Education: Bachelor of Computer Science from Andhra University, Master of Technology in Data Science from the Indian Institute of Technology in Hyderabad

Capstone Project: Constellation Brands

Internship(s): Remote summer internship with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Seattle

Research: Yes, in Fall '19, I was involved with the CHeT team at URMC to research predicting Parkinson's disease progressions. In the Fall '20 I worked with Dr. Ajay Anand to automate ultrasonography measurements.

Future Plans: Industry: As of now, I'll be going to join AWS as a software developer in Seattle. In the long-term, I'm interested in doing research in ML areas.

Memory of Rochester: Evening walks on the Lehigh Valley Trail in the summertime and the RIA Diwali celebrations.

Message to Family and Friends: I would like to thank Prof. Ajay Anand, Mrs. Lisa Altman for their continuous support throughout the program and a special note to Prof. Daniel Gildea and Prof. Daniel Stefankovic for helping me to extend my knowledge in machine learning and algorithm areas.