Robert Chew

Research Data Scientist


  • MS, Analytics, NC State University, Institute for Advanced Analytics
  • BA, Economics and Environmental Studies, Oberlin College

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Rob Chew is a Research Data Scientist and Program Manager in our Center for Data Science. He uses his expertise in machine learning, data visualization, software development, and computational social science to help subject matter experts solve their complex data problems.

Dedicated to interdisciplinary research, he has successfully integrated data science into projects spanning health care, criminal justice, public health, and the environment. Recent federal clients include the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Department of Justice, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Environmental Protection Administration, the Department of Energy. He has also done work for private foundations, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation.

Mr. Chew has created various open-source analytical software packages and applications. He was named a 2018 Data Fellow by the National Consortium for Data Science.