Anton Zhang

Anton Zhang is a Data Scientist and Fellow for the Ken Kennedy Institute. Anton is responsible for coordinating multi-disciplinary research projects, managing data and computational resources, and implementing machine learning and statistical methods to draw insights. He received his bachelor’s from Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2011, and PhD from Rice University in 2016, with a research focus on the theoretical and computational study of low-dimensional nanomaterials. After graduation, he spent several years in the energy industry working on data processing and model building for upstream Oil & Gas explorations. Besides data science, Anton is also interested in entrepreneurship and business consulting with multiple project participations.


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