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Theofilos Strinopoulos (PhD '06)

At Google I am building algorithms that analyze text from the web and assign topics to it. This is useful in contextual advertising, when we are trying to show an ad relevant to the web content that a user is currently browsing and is interested in.

From 2012-2015 I was a data science consultant and worked in fraud detection, natural language processing, recommender systems, customer retention/analytics and other fields.

Earlier I worked as a quantitative trader at a hedge fund, trading stocks and stock options.

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Vivian U (BS '06)

I'm currently a postdoctoral fellow at UC Riverside and visiting fellow at UC Irvine studying active black holes and measuring their masses via an extensive monitoring campaign at the Lick Observatory. I am currently looking for jobs and will hopefully land a permanent position within the next couple years. My husband and I are residing in southern California with our two boys, Caspian and Altair.

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