QCL Staff

Jeho Park
Jeho Park

Director, Murty Sunak Quantitative and Computing Lab

(909) 607-8526
jeho.park@cmc.edu

Dr. Jeho Park is a long-time member of the Claremont Colleges community. After receiving his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Claremont Graduate University in 2009, he started his career at Harvey Mudd College as the Scientific Computing Specialist. Park became the Associate Director of HM’s Academic and Research Computing group, where he established scientific and research computing services for students and faculty who needed help with their projects and theses. He also designed and ran various workshops and training sessions for R, MATLAB, Big Data, and Tableau.

Park is a co-founder and the Director of Data Analysis for SoDAVi (Social Data Analysis and Visualization), a non-profit organization. He was also elected President (2019 term) of the Korean-American Computer Scientists and Engineers Association. His research and career interests are in high performance computing, data science, AI/Machine Learning, and computer science and mathematics education.

 
Bhaven Mistry
Bhaven Mistry

Assistant Director, Murty Sunak Quantitative and Computing Lab

(909) 607-2900
bhaven.mistry@cmc.edu

Dr. Bhaven Mistry joined Claremont McKenna College after receiving his Ph.D. in Biomathematics from UCLA. There he researched HIV viral dynamics, the physics of biological assays, and statistical mechanics of molecular evolution. Prior to his doctoral work, he received an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and M.S. in Mathematics from Cal State University Northridge where he pursued research in machine learning and emergent behaviors of biological swarms.

Dr. Mistry is also involved in novel approaches to mathematical education for undergraduate students, particularly those with a non-STEM emphasis. His developed techniques include combining higher mathematical concepts with hands-on labs and creative writing assignments to make math more accessible.

 
Janna Shwaiko
Janna Shwaiko

Administrative Assistant

(909) 607-3666
janna.shwaiko@cmc.edu

Janna Shwaiko recently moved to Upland from Rockford, Illinois, where she was an administrative assistant at Rock Valley College for more than 15 years. She attended college at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

 

QCL Fellows

Cynthia Cheng
Cynthia Cheng

Graduate Fellow

(909) 607-3666
Cynthia.Cheng@cmc.edu

Ms. Cynthia (Cindy) Cheng is a PhD Candidate from the Center of Information Systems and Technology at the Claremont Graduate University. Her research involves taking a multidisciplinary approach in integrating business, sciences and technology to drive innovative IT solutions. Prior to her arrival at the QCL, Ms. Cheng held several positions from R&D scientist to product manager at several medical device companies. She has years of experience in leading the quantitative and computing efforts dealing with molecular diagnostics with several FDA cleared tests for infectious disease and cancer diagnostics. Ms. Cheng holds a BS in Biochemistry from UCLA along with a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology from CSULA. She also received her MBA in Digital Innovation and Information Systems from the Pepperdine University. She is currently involved in the development of course and training designs in higher education in hope to create inclusive and ethical pedagogy for all learners.

 
Samuel Lee
Samuel Lee

Undergraduate Fellow

slee19@students.claremontmckenna.edu

Samuel Lee is a Senior at Claremont McKenna College, studying Economics with Data Science Sequence. He has a background in Machine Learning and Financial Economics and currently designs and runs the QCL workshops for the Claremont Colleges community. Prior to joining QCL, Samuel was the project manager for the Spring 2020 Data Science Capstone Project, which involved developing sales and marketing KPIs and designing a data pipeline for a Big Data implementation.

 

Faculty Advisory Board Members

  • Angela Vossmeyer (Robert Day School of Economics and Finance)
  • Emily Wiley (Keck Science)
  • Lenny Fukshansky (Dept. of Mathematics)
  • Shana Levin (Dept. of Psychology)