"Throughout my academic journey in IEOR, I found immense joy in the intersection of machine learning and database applications, navigating complex data landscapes to derive actionable insights. I'm profoundly grateful for the unwavering support of professors like David Chen and David Gillen, as well as countless others who lent their guidance along the way. What I'll miss most about the department are the collaborative projects that challenged me to innovate and problem-solve alongside peers, fueled by the invaluable resources provided by instructors and online resources." Malcolm Zhao MAnalytics '24