Senior Data Scientist, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Ramkumar Hariharan, PhD, is currently a senior data scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. He is also a visiting scientist to RIKEN, Japan, boot camp leader at General Assembly, Seattle, and affiliate faculty with Northeastern University, Seattle. His active pursuits at the Hutch include applying deep learning algorithms for biomedical image recognition, building ensemble models for structured datasets, and developing and delivering short courses in the areas of data science and programming.
He is a hardcore Pythonista, and uses the language extensively in his job. He hails from Kerala, India, and has a PhD in an interdisciplinary field. He loves going through the think-code debug cycle iteratively to crack complex computational problems. In his career so far, he has transitioned seamlessly across different job profiles globally, stating out as a bioinformatics faculty in India.
Ram is currently delving deep into artificial intelligence, and solidifying his deep learning expertise. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his family, trying out new eat-outs, and is passionate about writing short stories for children.