Matthew Voss is from Atkins, Iowa, and a recent graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Statistics and minors in Computer Science, Math, Economics, and Political Science. In the fall, he will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison to pursue a Master of Public Affairs. In addition to his statistics coursework, Matthew has had several internships with the federal government related to statistics and data science. Matthew is looking forward to applying his quantitative background to the Data Science for the Public Good Program to make a meaningful impact on policy problems.
“I care very deeply about being able to use my knowledge to improve others’ lives. I hope that this program will give me the opportunity to gain experience working in advising decision makers while improving my data science skills as well.” - Matthew