Faculty

Program Director:

David Uminsky

William Bosl

Assistant Professor; Director, MSHI Program
(415) 422-4638

Dr. Bosl is director of the MSHI Program.  He joined USF in the summer of 2013 as the director of the Health Informatics program. He was a...

Education:

PhD, Stanford University | PhD, Boston University Medical School | MA, University of Pittsburgh | MS, University of Michigan

Courses:

Health Informatics, Directed Study, Global Health Informatics, Perspectives on Health Informatics, Capstone Project in Health Informatics, Graduate Directed Study, Translational Research Project Proposal Seminar, Biological Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology and Neuropsychological Screening, Quantitative Research Design, Measurement and Analysis

Michael Brzustowicz

Adjunct Professor

Michael Brzustowicz is a physicist turned data scientist. After a PhD from Indiana University, Michael spent his post doctoral years at Stanford...

Education:

PhD, Indiana University

Courses:

Relational Databases, Distributed Computing, NoSQL Databases

Maria Daltayanni

Assistant Professor

Maria is an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science and the Master of Analytics Program at USF. Her...

Education:

PhD, Computer Science, University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC), 2015 | MSc, Computer Science, UCSC, 2011 | BSc, Computer Science, University of Athens, Greece, 2008

Stephen Devlin

Associate Professor and Director of Data Science
(415) 422-6509

Director of Data Science. My recent interests include complex networks, game theory, and dynamics on networks. I am also interested in representation...

Courses:

Data Mining, Special Topics in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Calculus and Analytic Geometry I, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, Elementary Linear Algebra, Mathematical Modeling, Directed Reading and Research, Real Analysis, Review of Linear Algebra

Sophie Engle

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4174

Professor Engle received her PhD in computer science from the University of California, Davis in 2010, and her BS in Computer Science with a minor in...

Education:

PhD in Computer Science, University of California, Davis, 2010.

Expertise:

Computer Security, Data Visualization, Computer Science Education

Courses:

Software Development, Data Visualization, Research Seminar in CS, Directed Reading & Research, Senior Team Project, Special Topics in Computer Science, Master's Project, Research Seminar in CS, Practicum Study, Directed Reading and Research, Data and Information Visualization

Patricia Francis-Lyon

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2810

Patricia’s research interests include the application of computational biology, algorithms and mathematical models to problems and predictions...

Education:

PhD, Computer Science with emphasis on Computational Biology, University of California at Davis

Courses:

Introduction to Computer Science I, Bioinformatics, Directed Reading and Research, Special Topics in Analytics, Computer Science for Health Informatics Professionals, Statistical Computing for Biomedical Data Analytics, Projects in Statistical Computing for Biomedical Data Analytics, Mobile Health Applications Design and Development, Bioinformatics, Capstone Project in Health Informatics, MPH Mobile Applications: Mobile Application Development for Public Health

Jeff Hamrick

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6810

Associate Professor of Finance Jeff Hamrick has been instrumental in developing USF's Master of Science in Analytics (MSAN) program. His teaching...

Education:

PhD, Mathematics, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2009 | Certificate in Computational Science, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2009 | MA, Mathematics, Boston University, Massachusetts, 2004 | BS, Mathematics, minor in Applied Statistics, Stetson University, Florida, 2002 | BBA, Financial Economics, Stetson University, Florida, 2002 | BA, History, Stetson University, Florida, 2002

Courses:

Review of Probability and Statistics, Linear Regression Analysis, Time Series Analysis for Business and Finance, Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Introduction to Programming in SAS, Decision Modeling and Data Analysis, Directed Study, Econometrics, Financial Econometrics

Yannet Interian

Assistant Professor

Yannet is an Assistant Professor at University of San Francisco. Her research interests are data mining and applied statistics, using large datasets...

Education:

PhD, Applied Mathematics, Cornell University

Courses:

Seminar Series III, Seminar Series IV, Seminar Series V, Exploratory Data Analysis, Practicum I, Practicum II, Practicum III, Advanced Machine Learning, Seminar Series I, Seminar Series II, Interview Skills

Paul Intrevado

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2527

Paul Intrevado is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, and serves as both the Practicum Director for the MS Analytics Program and...

Education:

PhD, Operations Management, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2015 | MSc Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2007 | BSc Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2005 | Baccalaureate of Commerce, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2004

Courses:

Linear Regression Analysis, Practicum I, Practicum II, Practicum III, Practicum IV, Quantitative Business Analysis, Directed Study

Terence Parr

Professor
(415) 422-5707

Terence is a professor of computer science and is the creator of the ANTLR parser generator. He herded programmers and implemented the large jGuru...

Education:

PhD in Computer Engineering, Purdue University '93

Courses:

Introduction to Computer Science I, Prog Language Paradigms, Principles of Software of Development, Programming Languages, Directed Reading and Research, Computation for Analytics, Practicum I, Data Acquisition

Nicholas Ross

Assistant Professor

Nicolas Ross received his PhD from UCLA's Anderson School of Business in 2012. His research interests revolve around how asymmetric information...

Education:

Ph.D., Anderson School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles, California, 2012. | M.A., Economics, University of California, Davis, California, 2007 | B.A., Applied Mathematics, Honors, University of California, Berkeley, California, 2002.

Courses:

Business Strategies for Big Data, Business Communications for Analytics, Relational Databases, Principles of Managerial Accounting

Nathaniel Stevens

Assistant Professor

Nathaniel is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of San Francisco with a PhD from the University of Waterloo. He teaches jointly...

Education:

PhD, Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2014 | MMATH, Statistics, University of Waterloo, 2011 | BMATH, Statistics, Minors in Pure Math and Psychology, University of Waterloo, 2010

Courses:

Business Statistics, Probability with Applications, Statistics with Applications, Time Series Analysis for Business and Finance, Special Topics in Analytics

David Uminsky

Associate Professor, Mathematics; Director, Analytics
(415) 422-6637

David Uminsky is the director for the Masters in Analytics program. His research interests are in applying mathematics to unsupervised machine...

Education:

PhD, Mathematics, Boston University | BS, Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College

Courses:

Seminar Series III, Seminar Series IV, Seminar Series V, Calculus and Analytic Geometry II, Linear Algebra & Probability, Calculus and Analytic Geometry III, Differential Equations, Mathematical Modeling, Math Colloquium, Directed Reading and Research, Review of Linear Algebra

James Wilson

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-6505

James is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Master of Analytics Program. His research brings together...

Education:

PhD, Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina, 2015 | MS, Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, 2010 | BS, Mathematics, Campbell University, 2008 | BS, Chemistry, Campbell University, 2008

Courses:

Business Statistics, Probability with Applications, Directed Reading and Research, Introduction to Machine Learning, Multivariate Statistical Analysis