Alex Chin


wassup

I'm a statistician and data scientist in the Rideshare Labs group at Lyft. My current interests include experimental design and causal inference, spatiotemporal statistics, and forecasting. I'm generally interested in bridging the gaps among methodology, engineering, and product, and I tend to gravitate towards interdisciplinary work.

My Ph.D. is in Statistics from Stanford in March 2019, working with Johan Ugander. My dissertation was on causal inference under interference.

I was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and grew up in Cary, NC. Before Stanford I was a Park Scholar at NC State. I also spent a semester studying math in Budapest, Hungary.

I'm an amateur linguist and have studied (to varying degrees of fluency) Spanish, French, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Portuguese, Hungarian, and Chinese.

Education

Ph.D. Statistics, M.S. Statistics, Stanford UniversityMarch 2019

B.S. Mathematics, B.S. Economics, Minor in Linguistics, NC State UniversityMay 2014