Student Spotlight: Yupeng Chen
September 26, 2023
Meet Yupeng Chen, an incoming PhD student in MS&E.
WHERE I LIVED PRIOR TO STANFORD
Los Angeles, California
University of California, Los Angeles
DEGREES & MAJORS
BS in Computational Mathematics
BS in Cognitive Science
RESEARCH THEMES MY WORK REPRESENTS
AI & Data Science
Informing Policy Decisions
Academic and work experience
I was a data analyst at the Center for Health Policy Research at UCLA, where through my work I realized how powerful health data could be. So, I wanted to learn more about methodologies and applications, and MS&E is the right place.
Impact I hope to have in my field and the world
My career aspiration is to understand the impact of health policy and improve the quality of healthcare delivery with computational models.
Interests and hobbies
I love sports. Recently I've been doing a lot of skiing, hiking, soccer, and tennis.