Valentina Staneva

Valentina Staneva

Senior Data Scientist

eScience Institute

University of Washington

I am a Senior Data Scientist and Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington. As part of my role I collaborate with researchers from a wide range of domains on extracting information from large data sets of various modalities, such as time series, images, videos, audio, text, etc. I am involved in data science education for audiences at broad level of experience, and regularly teach workshops on introductory and advanced topics. I support open science and reproducible research, and strive to help others adopt better data science workflows.

Research Interests:

  • Image Analysis
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Machine Learning for Ocean Acoustics
  • Large Scale Computing
  • Reproducible Research Workflows
  • Data Science for Social Good


  • Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

    Johns Hopkins University

  • B.S. in Mathematics

    Concord University