Youbin Tu

Senior Data Analyst

Youbin Tu, Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, is the Data Specialist for CCNY. His major role is to extract data, formulate and refine statistical models, apply quantitative analysis to drive insights and identity. He is also responsible for providing supports in all data-driving processes including data collection, data cleaning & transformation, data standardization, data organizing & warehousing and statistical analysis.

Dr. Tu has interdisciplinary educational background in biochemistry, biophysics, computer sciences and pharmaceutical sciences. Before joining CCNY he was a research scientist in University at Buffalo, SUNY. His research covered multiple fields including drug design, drug metabolism and bioinformatics. He has been a certified programmer since year 2000 and had coding expertise at C/C++, Java, R, SAS, Python, Perl, Tcl/Tk, MySQL, PHP and MS SQL. He is especially good at integrating different programming tools to solve complex problems and had published his data analysis/predictive statistics work in several peer-reviewed journals. He is also a SAS Certified Base Programmer, SAS Certified Advanced Programmer, SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer and a data standard expert at HL7 and CDISC for healthcare, clinical research and FDA regulatory submissions.