Shelby Wilson

Featured Speaker

EDGE ‘06. Senior Data Scientist, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Shelby Wilson is a 2006 EDGE alum. Since then, she has returned to the EDGE Summer Program as a mentor and instructor. Shelby is a Senior Data Scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. She has a BS from Spelman College in Mathematics and Computer Science and a PhD from University of Maryland College Park in Applied Mathematics. Her research interests lie in the use of techniques of parameter estimation, dynamical systems, network theory, and machine learning to create models of biological phenomenon. Shelby is one of the co-founders of Mathematically Gifted and Black, and a member of the board of directors at CodeHouse, which focuses on cultivating a strong pipeline between minority students and top tech industries.