Zheng Zhang

Penn State 2020er, Computing Statistics & Data Sciences


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Most recent update: Jan 09, 2020

I am an undergraduate student studying computing statistics and data sciences at the Pennsylvania State University. And my current interests are statistics, machine learning and big data analysis.


Bachelor of Science: Statistics - Computing Option, 2016-2020
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Bachelor of Science: Data Sciences - Statistical Modeling Option, 2016-2020
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Research Experience:

Undergraduate Researcher at the Mahony Lab.   May 2019 - Present
Advisor: Dr. Shaun Mahony

  • Participated in the ENCODE Imputation Challenge for imputing missing genomes.
  • We are currently developing a computational method which integrates teh XGBoost and IDEAS Epigenome Annotation System for imputing the biochemical data associated with functinoal genome elements.

Professional Experience:

Entry Analyst Intern at *Beijing JAYA Technology co., Ltd. Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

  • Crawled and collected the public-available financial data published on over five companies’ annual report.
  • Visualized and analyzed the data extensively using R and Python.


  • Runner Up of AccuWeather’s Challenge during HackPSU 2018.
  • Finalist and Best Visualization Award of DataFest 2019 held by American Statistical Association.
  • Dean’s List - 2017, 2018, 2019