Genevera Allen is the Founder and Faculty Director of the Rice D2K Lab, an Associate Professor of Statistics, Computer Science, and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, and an investigator at the Neurological Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine. Her research focuses on building new tools for data-driven discovery from big and complex scientific data.
Jennifer plans and manages the administrative activities in the D2K Lab and coordinates events, communications and budgeting.
In her role as Advisor for Industry Partners at Rice University, Dr. Marie Contou-Carrere combines business experience and in-depth knowledge of Rice’s research across all the different schools and departments to help companies map their interests and needs to the Rice research portfolio and establish collaborative research programs.
Hadley Wickham is Chief Scientist at RStudio and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, Rice University and the University of Auckland. He builds tools (both computational and cognitive) to make data science easier, faster, and more fun. His work includes packages for data science (the tidyverse: including ggplot2, dplyr, tidyr, purrr, and readr) and principled software development (roxygen2, testthat, devtools, pkgdown). He is also a writer, educator, and speaker promot-ing the use of R for data science. Learn more on his website.
Instructors and Teaching Fellows
Andersen Chang is a third year PhD student in Statistics and is the graduate teaching instructor and fellow in the D2K Consulting Clinic for the Spring 2020 semester.