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2023-03-16: My journey to ODU WS-DL Group

  My name is Brian Llinás , and I joined the Web Science and Digital Libraries (WS-DL) research group at Old Dominion University  (ODU) as a Ph.D. student in the Spring of 2023 (my first year), supervised by Dr. Michael Nelson. Recently I received my bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering at Universidad del Norte (UniNorte), Barranquilla, Colombia. I have been involved in research academic life for the last two years. I started working with some professors from the College of Industrial Engineering at UniNorte on research topics such as Operation Research, Humanitarian Logistics, Simulation & Transportation, and Machine Learning. Still, I developed more affinity with Machine Learning, Data Science, and everything related to statistics and data. My significant research experience in Colombia was working with the SIMAS-UN research group at UniNorte, which is part of the  Storymodelers  Lab in the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC). SIMAS-UN has a res