"I really like the hands-on lab courses and the co-op placement in the MPCS program because they prepared me well for working as a data scientist/big data developer in the industry."

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Student Profile: Jingyan Sun

March 03, 2022
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Computing Science master's student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences

I am a Master of Science student in the Professional Computer Science - Big Data program. I received my Bachelor's degree from University of Toronto in Statistics and Economics.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO COME TO SFU?

SFU has a great reputation for its computer science and data science programs and there are many top-notch researchers and instructors.

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR RESEARCH OR YOUR PROGRAM TO A FAMILY MEMBER?

The curriculums that I have taken in the MPCS program offer well-rounded coverage of topics in big data techniques, including big data programming, data engineering, deep learning and more.

WHAT ARE YOU PARTICULARLY ENJOYING ABOUT YOUR STUDIES/RESEARCH AT SFU?

I really like the hands-on lab courses and the co-op placement in the MPCS program because they prepared me well for working as a data scientist/big data developer in the industry.

HAVE YOU BEEN THE RECIPIENT OF ANY MAJOR OR DONOR-FUNDED AWARDS? IF SO, PLEASE TELL US WHICH ONES AND A LITTLE ABOUT HOW THE AWARDS HAVE IMPACTED YOUR STUDIES AND/OR RESEARCH.

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Contact : jsa381@sfu.ca

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