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Celebrating the Class of 2020

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Surya Iyer

Master of Science in Data Science


Hometown: Mumbai, INDIA

Previous Education: Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay

Capstone Project: Constellation Brands

Events: 1. UR Biomedical Data Science Hackathon 2. NY MTA Hackathon

Internship(s): WW International (Formerly Weight Watchers)

Other Highlights: 1. Was a python tutor for Simon School of Business 2. Data Science intern at RDSC and worked with the Global Engagement Team at UofR - Also, perfect Grades so far :)

Future Plans: Industry: Enter the corporate world in Deep Learning and then go into research in Reinforcement Learning.

Memory of Rochester: Experiencing my first snowfall and awesome winter in Rochester.

Message to Family and Friends: I would like to thank all of the professors, Lisa and also the assistants for all the support and assistance throughout my time of study. I have learned a lot from the courses and while working on the numerous projects. I would also like to thank my friends who have helped out a lot during the semesters and the pandemic.