Yuzhou (Joy) Sun smiles into the camera.
Yuzhou Joy
Senior Data Analyst
Institutional Research and Assessment

Ph.D. Computational Mathematics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

B.S. Applied Mathematics, Shandong University, China. 


Dr. Sun joined the IR team in September 2018. She earned her doctorate in computational mathematics at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to joining NEIU, she worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as a researcher focusing on Lithium batteries and then at NowSecure Inc. as a research scientist focusing on mobile app security. She has received a Department of Defense grant and published in several research journals. She is focusing on assisting student success and improving institutional retention rate.

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