Data Science Staff
Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
325 Hullihen Hall
162 The Green
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2021
Fax: (302) 831-8530
Data Science (DS)
Chuan Cai – Director, Data Science
Chuan Cai joined IRE in July, 2014. He develops data models and statistical models to help the campus community to summarize, visualize data and extract critical information for decision making. He primarily uses SAS, R, Julia and Tableau to achieve above goals. When not building models, he loves to play board games with his wife (and hopefully children in the future) and friends. Chuan holds master’s degrees in statistics and mechanical engineering.
Chandi Priya Choudula – Business Intelligence Analyst
Chandi Priya Choudula joined the Data Science team of IRE in September, 2018. She develops analytics using IBM Cognos/Tableau reporting tool, develops SQL extracts, and creates reports to support university management to visualize in-house data. Choudula has great expertise in SQL and advanced analytics tools like Tableau. Choudula holds master’s degree in Information Systems.
Yuan He – Statistical Analyst
Yuan He joined the Data Science team of IRE in September 2021 as a data analyst. In this role, she will work with the team to build statistical models, create reports and provide statistical analysis for ad hoc requests. She has a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from UESTC in Chengdu China, MBA and MS in Statistics from UD. She loves travelling with her husband and two kids, hiking, cycling and gardening.
Sharon Karnado – Business Intelligence Analyst
Sharon Karnado joined UD in 2011 as a SQL Report Developer in Development and Alumni Relations. In February, 2020 she joined the IRE team. In this role, she develops sql extracts and data solutions for consumption in reports, dashboards, and analysis. Outside of work, she enjoys her family, standard poodles, and piano.