Choudur K. Lakshminarayan joins Stevens from Teradata Labs, where he was a Chief Data Scientist. Prior to Teradata, he was at Hewlett-Packard Labs as a Principal Research Scientist. He holds a PhD in mathematical sciences from the University of Texas in Austin and is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. His research focuses on mathematical statistics, applied mathematics, machine learning and algorithms, with applications in a wide range of industries. He has extensive teaching experience as an adjunct, he has published many conference papers, has consulted widely, and his name appears as an inventor in over 50 patents.