Albert Y. Kim is Assistant Professor of Statistical & Data Sciences at Smith College in Northampton MA. He is a co-author of the fivethirtyeight R package and ModernDive an online textbook for introductory data science and statistics. His research interests include spatial epidemiology and model assessment and selection methods for forest ecology. Previously he worked on the Search Ads Metrics Team at Google as well as at Reed, Middlebury, and Amherst Colleges.
PhD in Statistics, 2011
University of Washington
BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science, 2004
McGill University
Modeling the effect of interspecies competition on tree growth
Statistical Inference via Data Science: A ModernDive into R and the Tidyverse
R package of datasets and code published by the data journalism website FiveThirtyEight
R package of data sets from ‘Mathematical Statistics with Resampling in R’ (2011) by Laura Chihara and Tim Hesterberg.
Amherst College
Middlebury College
Reed College
University of Washington
Tue, May 19, 2020, UBC Department of Statistics Seminar
Sat, Jan 18, 2020, Joint Math Meetings 2020: Modernizing the Introductory Statistics Course
Sun, Jun 30, 2019, Summer Sunday SURF Dinner Talk
Thu, May 30, 2019, Symposium on Data Science and Statistics
Wed, May 29, 2019, 2019 Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada