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Data Science Research & Development

The team responsible for figuring out what’s next in data science, and making sure we get there early.

Data Science Research & Development

Evelyn Stamey

Research Associate

Evelyn Stamey

Research Associate

Education: M.S. Applied Statistics

Life before Civis: Before Civis, I worked as an independent consultant providing data-driven insights to companies and individuals.

Fun Fact: There are more ways to arrange a 52-card deck than there are atoms on Earth.

Sahil Shah

Data Scientist

Sahil Shah

Data Scientist

Education: PhD Applied Math Northwestern University, BS Applied Math Columbia University

Life before Civis: PhD student in Applied Math and the Braun Lab at Northwestern. I studied statistical methods for analyzing genomic data.

Fun Fact: I almost always have a copy of the New Yorker in my backpack.

Tashay Green

Data Scientist

Tashay Green

Data Scientist

Education: B.S. Biology, Howard University; M.S. Applied Urban Science & Informatics, New York University

Life before Civis: Before Civis, I was doing market research data analysis for players in the consumer packaged goods industry.

Fun Fact: I help run a community organization that teaches digital literacy and computer programming to formerly incarcerated individuals.

Henry Hinnefeld

Senior Data Scientist

Henry Hinnefeld

Senior Data Scientist

Education: PhD in Physics from UIUC

Life before Civis: Fellow at Data Science for Social Good and a condensed matter physicist.

Fun Fact: Moonlights as a fiddler in an old-time string band

Patrick Miller

Senior Data Scientist

Patrick Miller

Senior Data Scientist

Education: Ph.D. Quantitative Psychology from University of Notre Dame, M.S. Applied Computational & Mathematical Statistics from University of Notre Dame, B.S. Psychology from University of Kansas

Life before Civis: Perpetual student

Fun Fact: Built a one rocket-per-minute factory in Factorio

Stephen Hoover

Director of Applied Data Engineering

Stephen Hoover

Director of Applied Data Engineering

Education: BS in Physics from Purdue University and a PhD in Physics from UCLA

Life before Civis: Worked as a cosmologist at the University of Chicago

Fun Fact: Every human has an average of one point mutation in a functional gene.

Liz Sander

Senior Data Scientist

Liz Sander

Senior Data Scientist

Education: Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution from University of Chicago

Life before Civis: Interned at Civis in 2016 and joined full time after finishing her Ph.D.

Fun Fact: Can hang from a trapeze bar by her feet