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Marcela Mendoza

Instructor | Pre-College Programs

Marcela Mendoza is a researcher and educator in the field of Data Science. She is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Data Science at Colorado State University, Global as well as a Data Science educator at TripleTen. She received her PhD in Bioengineering (2018) and an MA in Applied Mathematics (2017) from the University of California, San Diego where her thesis focused on developing the theory and application of novel machine learning algorithms to biomedical data. She also received a BS in Biomedical Engineering (2012) from the University of Texas at Austin. Her experience in data science expands both academia and industry. She has postdoctoral studies in the field of genomics from Scripps Research Institute and the field of citizen science from El Colegio de la Frontera Sur with a focus on Machine Learning algorithms. She has also worked as a data scientist at several companies and continues to do consulting for industry.