Associate Professor, Department of Analytics, Information, and Operations Academic Program Director, Master of Science in Data Science
Erika Fille T. Legara
Associate Professor, Department of Analytics, Information, and Operations Academic Program Director, Master of Science in Data Science
  Professor Erika Legara heads AIM’s new Master of Science in Data Science, which is the first program of its kind in the country.  Prior to that, she spent 5 years of working as a Scientist for A*Star Singapore’s Institute of High Performance Computing, where she focused on research on urban systems, supply chain, and  logistics.   Her research interests include Complex Systems Modeling and Optimization, BIg Data Analytics and Visualization, Computational Social Science, and Urban Complexity Research.   In 2016, she was named Country Prize Winner for Singapore, for the United Nations Global Pulse’s The Big IDEAS Competition for Sustainable Cities and Urban Communities.   Professor Legara received her PhD in Physicas from the National Institute of Physics at the University of the Philippines, and was awarded the College of Science Most Outstanding Graduate.