kathryn (katya) vasilaky


Cal Poly, Economics 395 Programming for Economics and Analytics, Spring 2017 - present

Cal Poly, Economics 201 Survey of Economics, Winter 2017 - present

Columbia University, Earth Institute, Co-Instructor (with Joel Cohen and Jason Wong), SDEV W2300-Challenges of Sustainable Development, Spring 2016

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, Intermediate Statistics, Spring 2011

guest lectures

Columbia University, Statistics Department, Guest Lecturer, W4242-Introduction to Data Science (Instructors: Rachel Schutt and Kayur Patel), November 2013

assistant teaching

University of Maryland, College Park, Graduate Teaching Assistant, AREC620-Dynamic Programming and Optimization (Required First Year PhDs), Fall 2008

University of Maryland, College Park, Lab and Grading, ECON200-Microeconomics (Undergraduate Microeconomics), Spring 2007

additional teaching

Statistics.com, An Introduction to Queries and Data Munging in PostgreSQL and R, Fall-Spring 2013

Girls Who Code, Instructor, Programming in Python, Summer 2016

Python Workshops: Network Analysis, Webscraping & APIs, Data Mining


May 21, 2017 Making Big Data a Little Bit Smaller @ Pycon 2017

May 21, 2017 Monitoring Your Plants With Raspberry Pi @ Pycon 2017

March 25, 2017 Big Ill (conditioned) Data - What to Do? @ 15Five @ Fueled Collective

December 17, 2016 Not so Fast, Under the Hood of Apps in Flask, Tutorial @ Chart Beat, Part I & II, III

November 14, 2016 Transitioning to Coding @ HighTower

September 7, 2016 Deep Learning Session, Part II: The Backpropagation Algorithm @ Untapt

July 13, 2016 Data Science in Python @ Metis, Part II

April 5th, 2016 Data Science in Python @ Metis

January 28th, 2016 Flask and Git @ StackOverflow

February 21st, 2015 Networkx in Python @ Columbia

September 23, 2014 Pystan @ Columbia

May 13, 2014 Webscraping in Python @ Columbia

April 28, 2014 Python for Beginngers @ Spotify: Part II

March 27, 2014 Python for Beginners @ Tipping Point: Part I