Meet Ruoyu! He will graduate with his MSDS in 2021.
Pronouns: he, him
Q: Where is your hometown?
A: Yangquan, Shanxi, China
Q: What was your undergraduate degree (major), school, and year of graduation?
A: BS in Geography and meteorology, Virginia Tech, Class of 2016
Q: Any post graduate degrees?
A: MS in Geography, Virginia Tech (2016 to 2018); Ph.D in Environmental Sciences, UVA (2018 to 2023)
Q: If you worked full-time until recently, or are working now, please share your most recent/current employer and title?
Q: What are you particularly interested in learning about data science?
A: Environmental data analysis, model building and prediction
Q: How do you hope to use data science in a future career?
A: Prediction of hydrological hazards
Q: What is a fun fact about yourself?
A: During self quarantine at home recently, I start to grow tomato, eggplant, and green onion in my backyard first time in my life!