DataBytes is a podcast about statistics and data science in our daily lives. It is jointly hosted by Drs. Jessi Kehe-Cisewski and Susan Wang of Yale University.

Co-Host Bios

Jessi Cisewski-Kehe

Jessi Cisewski-Kehe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Yale University. She completed her Ph.D. in Statistics in 2012 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, then spent three years in the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University. Jessi currently serves on the Executive Committee of the New England Statistical Society and is the Vice-President of its NextGen Committee. Jessi is also the co-Founder and past-Chair of the American Statistical Association Astrostatistics Interest Group, a council member of the International Astrostatistics Association and co-Chair of the affiliated Cosmostatistics Initiative, and a Committee Member of the American Astronomical Society Working Group on Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics. She is an Editor for Astronomy and Computing.


Xiaofei (Susan) Wang

Susan Wang is a Data Scientist at Google (YouTube). She previously served as Lecturer at Yale University and Amherst College. She completed her Ph.D. in Statistics in 2014 from Yale. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Susan worked at a weather derivatives startup and as a retirement actuary at Mercer (and subsequently co-authored an actuarial exam ​textbook​ for the 4th actuarial exam). Susan also has 7 years+ of experience consulting on statistics-related projects with small-to-medium sized data-oriented companies and statistics textbook publishers.