Funda Güneş
Sr. Research Statistician Developer

Funda researches and implements new data mining and machine learning approaches for SAS. In her previous role at SAS she helped promote SAS statistical procedures and establish customer relationships with a direct link to R&D by writing papers, creating web examples, and giving expository talks on new modeling and estimation techniques in SAS. Her research interests include regularization in machine learning algorithms, Bayesian statistical modeling, mixed models, deep learning, stacked ensemble models, recommendation systems and parallelization of machine learning algorithms on distributed data. Funda has a PhD in statistics from North Carolina State University.