Kristina Plazonic, PhD
Director, Data Science

Computing Research & Education (CoRE) Building
96 Frelinghuysen Road, Room 710, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Busch Campus

Office: (848)-445-5248
kristina.plazonic@rutgers.edu

Kristina has worked in both academia and industry. While her background is pure and applied mathematics, she has also analyzed genomic data – microarrays, aspects of protein structure and regulatory networks. She has an extensive teaching experience, having taught mathematics and statistics courses for 10 years. Since 2014, Dr. Plazonic has used Apache Spark and the Hadoop ecosystem together with distributed machine learning for the purpose of solving large scale business problems such as automation of manual tasks and integrating disparate data sources into a single analytic platform.

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