George G. Vega Yon

Ph.D., Statistical Computing
Complex Systems

I am a Research Programmer at USC's Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, where I work on studying Complex Systems using Statistical Computing. Starting November 2021, I will be an Assistant Professor of Research at the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Utah. I have over ten years of experience developing scientific software focusing on high-performance computing, data visualization, and social network analysis. My training is in Public Policy (M.A. UAI, 2011), Economics (M.Sc. Caltech, 2015), and Biostatistics (Ph.D. USC, 2020).

I obtained my Ph.D. in Biostatistics under the supervision of Prof. Paul Marjoram and Prof. Kayla de la Haye, with my dissertation titled "Essays on Bioinformatics and Social Network Analysis: Statistical and Computational Methods for Complex Systems."

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