Qian is a fourth year PhD student in Statistics. Her research primarily focuses on machine learning and she is very interested in the application of statistics in solving engineering and scientific problems. She has been a teaching assistant for two years in the statistics department prior to joining the SCS. Her experience from the applied aspect include regression, generalized linear models, Bayesian analysis and general machine learning techniques. As a consultant, Qian is keen on opportunities to work with people with different backgrounds and project topics.