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Iowa State Teams Finish in Top 10 at International Data Mining Competition

1 October 2019 104 views No Comment

Iowa State University graduate students brought home the top prize in an international data mining competition.

The team consisted of Qihao Zhang (statistics), Qinglong Tian (statistics), Shaodong Wang (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Zerui Zhang (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Xingche Guo (statistics), Yifan Zhu (statistics), Haoyan Hu (statistics), Gang Han (statistics), Haihan Yu (statistics), Lijin Zhang (statistics), Yueying Wang (statistics), and Wenting Zhao (statistics).

A second team of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering and statistics students took eighth place. That team consisted of Oscar Aguilar (statistics), Hanisha Vemireddy (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Samira Karimzadeh (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Reyhaneh Bijari (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Kanak Choudhury (statistics), and Souradeep Chattopadhyay (statistics).

The winning teams were invited to Berlin, Germany, for a celebration ceremony on July 3, and the first-place team took home 2,000 euros in prize money.

Read more about these students at the Iowa State University website. Information about the Data Mining Cup Competition, is also available.

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