Raza is a 2018 Cal grad. Currently, he is working as an Applied Scientist in the Amazon Music Spoken Language Understanding team and has worked at Microsoft and Google in similar roles in the past as well. This is the second time he is teaching Data 8 course. Outside of work, sketching and watching soccer matches are his favorite hobbies.
All office hours are held in-person in Warren 101 unless otherwise specified
Hi everyone! I’m a Senior studying Data Science and Economics. Outside of school I love watching and playing all sports (especially chess), reading, and going on hikes in the Berkeley hills.
super excited to be back for an awesome final semester with my favorite class on campus <3
Edwin Vargas Navarro
Hey y’all! I’m a junior majoring in Data Science and minoring in CalTeach. I enjoy going on runs, biking, and playing video games with friends.
Helloooo hellooo :D ! The name is Gamy and I am from Escondido CA, majoring math and CS! I am a HUGE fan of music (obsessed with kpop atm), coffee, minecraft and pokemon(dratini <3).
hi! i’m a senior majoring in DS, CogSci, Psych, and minor in CS. when im not teaching or in class, you can usually find me at a cafe around campus, playing zelda/smash bros with friends, or out at a nearby hiking trail! a fun fact about me is that i’ve been to 47 states and 2/3 of the national parks!
Well-adjusted senior data science major with a slight addiction to mobile games.
Hi everyone, nice to meet you! I’m a big fan of crosswords, taking naps, and Data 8.
hey! i’m a third year studying data science and cs. data 8 was my first coding experience and it changed my world. i’m so excited you’re here :)
Hi! I’m a third year studying computer science. I’m a big fan of coffee, chocolate milk, and fruit smoothies.
Hi! I’m a fourth year from Iowa studying DS + Statistics, and I adore cats, eating, and romping around town 😄
Hi everyone, I’m so excited to be returning as a 3rd time GSI to the best staff on campus! I’m a double major in Data Science and Economics, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you all this semester.
Hey there, I’m Zack, a 3rd year studying CS and DS, and I’m super excited to be returning to course staff! On my free time I enjoy playing super smash bros and pokemon showdown :^)
All office hours are held in-person in Warren 101 unless otherwise specified
Hi! I’m a junior from Vancouver, BC studying data science and econ. Probably chasing snow or fun hikes when not studying. Super stoked to meet everyone!
Hi! I’m a sophomore from the Bay studying Applied Math and CS. I love teaching, nature, and recently been obsessed with honey 🍯
Hi! I’m a junior from Manila majoring in DS & MCB (triple major in eating sushi & drinking matcha). Excited to meet everyone!
Hey everyone! I’m a junior from Japan studying Statistics and Data Science who loves playing tennis, ping pong, rocket league, and drinking coffee!
Hi!! I’m a third year studying Computer Science and Bioengineering. Outside of school, I enjoy traveling, painting, taking film photos, and fashion!! Can’t wait to meet you all.
Hi! I’m a third year studying Data Science and Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, and this is my 6th semester on Data 8 staff. Talk to me about plants, music, crafts, and Tetris
Hi, I’m a junior studying data science and cognitive science. Outside of school, I love solving puzzles, playing percussion in UCBSO, staring at squirrels, crocheting, and journaling!
Hey everyone, I’m a junior from Hawaii majoring in Data Science and Political Science. During my free time you can find me either at a concert, thrifting, or hanging with friends.
Hi everyone! I’m Sahand, a second year from the Bay studying chemistry and data science. I’m a big fan of soccer, cats, cars, and of course Data 8!
Hi everyone! I’m Sam, a 3rd year CS+DS major who loves sushi, Summer Walker and Data 8 <33 Beyond excited to meet all of you this semester!!
Hi! I’m a senior from the Bay studying Data Science and Demography.
hi y’all :) my name is will and i’m a junior studying public health and data science! outside of school, i love listening to music, eating food, and playing/watching basketball. i’m super excited to meet and work with y’all this semester!
My name is Zach Mackin, I am a Senior studying Computer Science and Statistics, and am from Denver, Colorado. In my free time I enjoy hiking, watching college sports, disc golfing, reading, and traveling.
Hi! I’m a sophomore from Arizona studying data science. I love to dance, gym, listen to music and hang with my friends.
hey everyone! i’m anousha and i’m a second year studying eecs. i’m a fan of mystery movies and detective shows so let me know if you have any recs!
Hi y’all! I’m a sophomore from Texas studying Geography and CS. Some things I enjoy are art, cool maps, matcha lattes, and messing around on Google Earth.
Hi guys! I’m Ashley, a sophomore from the Bay Area studying Data Science. Excited to meet everyone!
Hi everyone!! I’m a sophomore from Upstate NY studying Computer Science. In my free time I like to learn new instruments, explore hiking trails, and play card games.
Hi all, I’m a sophomore studying DS and I enjoy playing the harp, badminton, and working on data science. Excited to be tutoring this semester!
Hi! I’m Dagny, a sophomore from Orange County, California, studying applied mathematics and computer science. Outside of class, I enjoy baking, reading, gardening, and traveling!
Hi friends! Some things I love are making little cakes, badminton in the RSF and Lego City. Thank you for being a part of my Data 8 experience and I know we’ll do great together :)
Hi everyone, I’m a junior from the bay area double majoring in Economics and Data Science. I love traveling, R&B music, sunsets, exploring new bookstores or restaurants, and I’m a big cappuccino enthusiast :)
Hi! I am a sophomore from Shanghai, China majoring in Data Science + Statistics. In my spare time I really enjoy soccer, driving, and classical music. So excited to meet everyone!
hi i’m isaac! i’m a sophomore trying to draw and read more this semester - let me know if you have music reccs! welcome to data 8 :D
hey! i’m isabella and i’m a sophomore studying computer science. i like cats and data 8 ;D
Hi! I’m a third year studying in Data Science and Applied Mathematics. Outside of academics, I love to dance and climb. Excited to meet everyone!
My name is Jackson and I’m a third year Data Science Major with an Applied Math concentration.
Hey everyone! I’m Jinsheng, a second year physics major and classics minor. I grew up in Beijing, China, and spent much of my life in Fort Worth, Texas. Come and talk to me about Taylor Swift, J-pop, video games, places to visit in the SF Bay, or anything you like! Can’t wait for a great semester of Data 8!
Mariel Del Rosario
Hi everyone! I’m a sophomore studying data science and geography. Outside of school, I love maps, boba runs, and cooking fried rice with whatever’s in my fridge. So excited for this semester of Data 8!!
Hello!! I’m a sophomore from SF studying computer science and mechanical engineering. I like going on runs in the fire trails, designing race cars, and making art. Can’t wait for a Data gr8 semester!
Hi! I’m Michael, a second-year Data Science major. I also hold positions as a Data Science Peer Advisor for CDSS and as a member of Data Science Society at Berkeley
Whatsup ;) im Milena, second year data sci and cog sci student. reach out if you know of any cool concerts, or just for a chat. anyways, live love data 8
Paul Simon Castro
A senior transfer from SoCal majoring in Applied Math who’s a huge Pokémon & Studio Ghibli fan. I’m super excited to begin the new year with another semester of Data 8!
Baltimore girl turned Berkeley sophomore studying Cog Sci + Legal Studies. Runs on bagels, diet coke and an infinite love for data8 :)
Hi everyone - I’m Sean, a third year from SoCal studying Computer Science. I love One Piece, chess, weightlifting, and Data 8.
hi! i’m a third year from LA majoring in American Studies and minoring in Data Science. outside data 8, i’m stoked about running, overpriced coffee shops, and big thief.
Hello! I’m a second year from San Francisco who is studying data science. My current interests include puzzle games / escape rooms and trying public transportation at different places.
Victoria Mouro Assahina
Hi everyone! I’m Vic/Vicky/VV, I’m a second-year majoring in Econ + DS. I love cats, cooking/baking and old music hehe. Super excited to be on staff this semester!!