Yian was a graduate researcher in the Outdoor R&D lab and in the Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management (QERM) program at the University of Washington. She investigated relationships between humans and nature, using Twitter data and applying sentiment analysis tools. The project focused on associations between the surrounding environment and people’s moods. She enjoys working with data, building statistical models, and thinking about the most appropriate way to make inferences and extract useful information from the data. She brings experience in Statistical Science and Psychology.
BS in Statistical Science (Minor in Positive Psychology), 2018
University of California, Santa Barbara