Data Peer Consulting

Are you a Berkeley student looking for a little help with data science?

  • Not sure how to use a Jupyter notebook?
  • Need to learn a little SQL for a research project?
  • Need help with a data science module in one of your courses? 

Data Peer Consulting can help!

Students in our data consulting network help make data science accessible across the broader campus community. Launched in Fall 2017, these services are provided as a collaboration between the Center for Connected Learning in UC Berkeley's Moffitt Library; D-Lab; and the Division.

Fall 2019 Drop-In Schedule 

Peer Consulting this Fall is available starting on Thurs September 19, 2019! 

  • Please note that Peer Consultants will arrive at Berkeley Time. If you're not able to make any drop-in hours, please feel free to email us at ds-peer-consulting@berkeley.edu with appointment inquiries. 

Meet the Peer Consultants:

AndersonAnderson Lam peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
Major(s) and Minor(s): Computer Science and Data Science
Major Courses Completed: CS 61A, CS 61B, CS 70, Data 8, Data 100
Current Courses: CS 61C, CS 170, ECON 101B, IEOR 172
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, datascience, beautifulsoup), SQL, Java, Tableau, MATLAB, iPython Jupyter Notebooks, LaTex, Git, Excel
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Linear Algebra, Webscraping, Databases, Calculus, Open Source Project Development

Hey! My name is Anderson and I am a second-year majoring in Computer Science and Data Science. For my domain emphasis, I hope to look into Economics or Cognition. I enjoy employing data science techniques to better understand this world by finding trends or something statistically significant. When I want to relax, I like hiking, traveling, and going to the beach with my friends. Feel free to let me know if I can help you with your assignment!


 

Bharadwaj (Barry)Bharadwaj Swaminathan peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science, Economics
Major Courses Completed: CS 61A, CS 61B, Data 100, Data 8, Stat 88, Math 54
Current Courses: Stat 140
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy), SQL, Java, Front End (React, HTML, JS, CSS), iPython Jupyter Notebooks, Git, Excel
Fundamentals: Probability, Linear Algebra, Calculus

Hey, I'm Bharadwaj. I'm a third year studying Data Science and Economics. Stop by if you need help with assignments, projects or other data science related queries or just want to chat about life and memes.


Carlos carlos ortega peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science
Major Courses Completed: Data 8, Data 100, Calc I & II, CS 61A, CS61B
Current Courses: Prob 140, Math 54, UGBA 192E, Chicano 135B
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, scipy, datascience, plotly, beautifulsoup), SQL, Java, Front End (React, HTML, JS, CSS), iPython Jupyter Notebooks, Git, Excel
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Linear Algebra, Webscraping, Databases, Calculus

Hi! My name is Carlos, I'm a senior studying Data Science. I'm interested in Civic Tech, NLP and finding ways to apply Data Science in everyday, fun scenarios to expose more people to it (check out my blog!). Stop by if you want help with most things Data Science, talk about Civic Tech, intersections of Data Science with other fields (Government, Media, etc) or just to chat!


Danieldaniel del carpio peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science
Major Courses Completed: CS61A, Data 8, Data 100, Stat 133, Math 54, Hist C184D
Current Courses: CS 61B, INFO 190, Econ C110
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy), R (ggplot2), SQL, Tableau, LaTex, Git
Fundamentals: Data cleaning amd manipulation, Linear algebra, Databases, Calculus

Hi! My name is Daniel and I'm a fourth year transfer student majoring in data science with an emphasis on quantitative social science. I'm interested in using data science for social good, and spreading the use of data to make informed decisions about almost anything! On the weekends you can find me exploring new restaurants, playing soccer, or playing super smash bros :)


Ericaerica cho peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science (domain emphasis in Applied Mathematics & Modeling)
Major Courses Completed: CS61A, CS61B, CS70, Data 8, Data 100, Prob 140, CS188, Math 53, Math 54, Math 110, Math 113, Math 104
Current Courses: Data 102, CS186, UGBA 104
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, scipy, datascience, plotly), SQL, iPython Jupyter Notebooks, LaTex
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Linear Algebra, Databases, Calculus

Greetings! I'm a fourth year majoring in Data Science with a domain emphasis in Applied Mathematics & Modeling. While mathematical proofs and passing test cases make my heart flutter, I'm still always learning and always struggling just like everyone else, and definitely want to provide a space to help navigate through the world of data science together! In my free time, I enjoy creating, whether that's through art, photography, food, friendships, etc. Feel free to ask me any questions regarding courses, internships, or anything else on your mind!


Jahnavi
 
Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Major(s) and Minor(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Major Courses Completed: CS61A, CS61B, CS61C, CS70, CS170, CS186, CS188, CS189, Data 100, Stat 134, Stat 135, IEOR 135, Math 53, Math 54
Current Courses: CS162, EE16A, IEOR 160
Languages/Technologies:
 Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, scipy, BeautifulSoup, D3.js, Charts.js, scikit-learn, NLTK, OpenCV), R (ggplot2), SQL, Java, C, Front End, iPython Jupyter notebooks
Fundamentals: Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Machine Learning, Linear Algebra, Webscraping, Databases, Calculus, Open Source Project Development

Hi! I'm Jahnavi, and I am a senior majoring in Computer Science and Data Science. I love exploring how technology can be applied to make our lives so much easier, especially in healthcare, and I hope to help you navigate that process as well :) In my free time, I love to dance, run, hike, and satisfy my inner foodie. Stop by if you have any questions regarding technical consulting, research opportunities, interview preparation, or just want to chat!


JohnJohn Park

Preferred Pronouns: He, Him, His
Major(s) and Minor(s): Computer Science, Economics 
Major Courses Completed: CS 61A-C, CS70, Data 8, STAT 20, CS 161, CS 186, CS 188
Current Courses: CS 170
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, datascience, BeautifulSoup), R (ggplot2), SQL, Java, C, Front End, iPython Jupyter notebooks, LaTex, Git
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing (Hypothesis Testing, A/B Testing, T-Tests), Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Machine Learning, Webscraping, Databases

Hi! I'm a junior majoring in Computer Science and Economics. My interests in data science include creating classifier models and natural language processing. In my free time, I enjoy playing the cello and engaging in my hobby of the month (currently candle-making!)


KunalKunal Gupta

Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science, Computer Science
Major Courses Completed: CS61A, CS61B, CS61C, CS70, Math 53, Math 54, Data 8, Data 100, Stat140, CS188
Current Courses: CS 186

Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, scipy, datascience, plotly), R (ggplot2), SQL, Java, C, iPython Jupyter Notebooks, Git
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Machine Learning, Linear Algebra, Databases, Calculus

Hi! I am a third year undergraduate majoring in Data Science with a minor in Computer Science. I love working with data analytics tools and visualizations, as well as machine learning and algorithms. I have lived in 4 countries and enjoy playing sports, traveling, and hanging out with friends in my free time.


 

MinaMina kim peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: she, her, hers
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science
Major Courses Completed: CS61A, CS61B, DATA8, DATA100, UGBA147, HISTORY 182C, MATH 54, MATH 53
Current Courses: INFO 190, STAT140
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, scipy, datascience), R (ggplot2), SQL, Tableau, iPython Jupyter notebooks, LaTex, Excel
Fundamentals: Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Calculus

Hi I'm Mina, and I am a third year majoring in Data Science with Emphasis in Business Analytics and Industrial Engineering. I love learning about different applications and potentials of Data Science field. I like listening to music, watching youtube videos, and taking a walk during my free time. Feel free to stop by if you have questions regarding on-campus data science opportunities, recruitment process, internship preparation, and class materials!


Richaricha bhattacharya peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: She/her/hers
Major(s) and Minor(s): Computer Science and Data Science
Major Courses Completed: CS61A, CS61B, EE16A
Current Courses: CS70, Linux Decal, Classics 10A, TheaterR1B 

Languages/Technologies: Python (numpy), R (ggplot2), SQL, Java, MATLAB, Excel 
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Linear Algebra, Calculus

Hi! My name is Richa, and I'm currently a second year studying Computer Science and Data Science at UC Berkeley. I am passionate about solving relevant world issues through technology and am excited to serve as a Peer Consultant this semester. Outside of academics, I am passionate about dance, photography, playing my guitar, and female empowerment in STEM. If you need course or career advise, assistance on projects, or would simply like to make a new friend, stop by my office hours!


Sammysammy sheldon peer consulting picture

Pronouns: She/her/hers
Major/minor: Cognitive Science major and intended Data Science minor
Major Classes completed: Data 8, MCB C61, CS 61A, Linguistics 100, Math 16B, Math 55, Cog Sci 1, Stat 88
Current Classes: Data 100, Cog Sci C100, Cog Sci 190, History C184D, Math 54 (online)
Languages/Technologies: Python (matplotlib, numpy, datascience), SQL, iPython Jupyter Notebooks, LaTex, Tableau
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Calculus 

Hello! I'm Sammy, a third year Cognitive Science major and ~intended~ Data Science minor. Navigating data science has been such a fun experience for me, so I am super excited to share that with others. In my free time, you can find me running, reading, drinking Philz and spending time with friends!


Samanthasamantha tang peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: She/Her
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science
Major Courses Completed: Math 1B, Math 54, CS61A, CS61B, DS100, Data 8, Prob140, HistC184D 
Current Courses: Stat135, Stat33B, Math 53, UGBA104, CS188
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, datascience, beautifulsoup), SQL, Java, iPython Jupyter Notebooks, Git, Excel
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Machine Learning, Webscraping, Calculus

Hello! I'm Samantha, a third year studying Data Science. I love how data can be used to narrate the world around us, and I want to help anyone who's interested in learning more! I love hiking, food, and jigsaw puzzles. Feel free to stop by if you have any questions! Always happy to talk =) 


 

Vincentvincent lao peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: He, him, His
Major(s) and Minor(s): Data Science and Intended Statistics
Domain Emphasis: Business Analytics
Major Courses Completed: All lower division courses, Data100, Prob140, CS170
Current Courses: CS186, Stat 133, Stat 135
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, scipy, datascience), R (ggplot2), SQL, Java, iPython Jupyter notebooks, LaTex
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Databases, Calculus

Hey! I'm a 3rd year studying Data Science and (Intended) Statistics, looking for the meaning of life, but also looking for meaning in data. Please come by so I can help you debug a data project, review a concept, or plan class scheduling, and in exchange I'd love to hear your answer to "Why data science?"


Yuchen (Adrian)adrian peer consulting picture

Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
Major(s) and Minor(s): Computer Science, Data Science
Major Courses Completed: CS61A/B/C, CS70, CS170, CS188, Data 100, EE126, STAT 135, EE16A.
Current Courses: CS162, EE16B
Languages/Technologies: Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborne, numpy, datascience, keras, pytorch), R (ggplot2), SQL, Java, C, iPython Jupyter notebooks, Git, Excel
Fundamentals: Statistical Testing, Probability, Data Cleaning and Manipulation, Machine Learning, Linear Algebra, Databases, Calculus

Hello! My name is Adrian, and I'm a Junior majoring in CS and DS. I believe programming and data analysis are now essential skills that can help everyone to do better in their work, and wish to help you get better at them. If you have any question regarding CS or DS, or just want to have a relaxing conversation, feel free to come and talk to me.


Contact 

Email: ds-peer-consulting@berkeley.edu

Location: 3rd Floor Moffitt Library
(after presenting your ID at the front desk, keep walking straight past the elevators, then turn right).

Training

All Data Peer Consultants take the Division of Data Sciences Teaching & Consulting DATA 198 course that runs every semester. Data Peer Consultants also complete select D-Lab workshop trainings

Availability 

  • Peer consultants are not available during the Summer. 
  • All Peer Consultants hold drop-in hours, which are located on the third floor of Moffitt Library.
  • Peer Consultants can also consult on an appointment basis if you're not able to make their drop-in hours. Email us at ds-peer-consulting@berkeley.edu(link sends e-mail) with appointment inquiries. 
  • Please scroll down to meet the Peer Consultants and to view the calendar with their hours. You can click on a student's name on the calendar to read about which topics that student consultant can help you with!
  • If you have a question or topic that you would like to get help on that you believe would require a Peer Consultants's preparation in advance prior to you dropping in, please send us an email at ds-peer-consulting@berkeley.edu(link sends e-mail)