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Luba is a research analyst with the Institute for Health and Business Insight. She has led, and worked as a team member on, a number of data mining, text mining, and time series forecasting projects related to various industries such as manufacturing, finance, and healthcare. Luba is responsible for a full range of activities such as collection, reviewing, analyzing data gathered from multiple sources, reconciliation and harmonization data for incorporation into various software programs including SAS Enterprise Data Miner and ESRI Geographic Information Systems. Luba’s prior experience as a math teacher has also helped her to effectively interact with student research analysts, guide them through the projects, and prepare to tackle real-world challenges.

Luba received her bachelor's degree in mathematics from Kazan State University, in Kazan, Russia. She completed master's degree in applied statistics at the University of Pittsburgh.