PhD student Rebecca Barter has been named a BIDS 2016 Data Science Fellow
From the article:
With diverse research backgrounds and experiences, the new fellows will help lead our community in driving data science innovations and enhancing collaborations across UC Berkeley and beyond.
Rebecca is interested in problems in applied statistics related to data visualization and applications in health, such as in the utilization and exploration of observational electronic medical records. She has developed an R Package, superheat, for developing beautiful and customizable heatmaps.