Natalia Summerville

Summerville

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Master of Engineering in Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation Programs

Dr. Natalia Summerville leads a team at SAS Institute, in Advanced Analytics R&D, that designs, develops, and implements Machine Learning and Optimization applications for a variety of industries including Retail, Health Care, Transportation, Manufacturing and Media Advertising. Natalia has been teaching undergrad and masters-level classes in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research and Data Analytics since 2005 and is currently a Lecturer at MIT, Duke University and NCSU. She is deeply passionate about Data4Good movement and has been collaborating with many non-profit and mission-driven organizations to implement data analytics for social good. Natalia is currently a board member within "Pro-Bono Analytics" and "Doing Good with Good OR" committees at INFORMS.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Master of Engineering in Artificial Intelligence for Product Innovation Programs

Contact Information

Education

  • D.R. North Carolina State University, 2012

Courses Taught

  • AIPI 530: AI in Practice

Representative Publications

  • Reis Pinheiro, CA; Galati, M; Summerville, N; Lambrecht, M, Using Network Analysis and Machine Learning to Identify Virus Spread Trends in COVID-19, Big Data Research, vol 25 (2021) [10.1016/j.bdr.2021.100242] [abs].