Sarah Ying Zheng

Human-computer interaction. Programmer. Dutch. Pianist. Ex-data scientist. Budding entrepreneur. My current PhD research aims to create technologies to help people detect online deceptions (e.g. phishing, fake news). In my blog, I write about my views on social and technological developments.

Contact me at contact [at] syzheng [dot] com to talk about cybersecurity, data, art and design. I am also available via Expertwired for consulting projects.

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Experience

2020 - now

University College London

PhD Security & Crime Sciences. Funded by the Dawes Centre for Future Crime. Supervised by Dr. Ingolf Becker and Prof. Tali Sharot.

2018 - 2020

IBM, Perseuss

Data Science & AI consulting. Developed 10+ AI/data science applications. Improved payment fraud detection by 55% gain in precision.

2016 - 2017

University College London

MSc Neuroscience (with distinction). Researched anatomical relation to hearing deficiency, supervised by Prof. Jennifer Linden.

2014, 2016

Nationale Nederlanden

Market research to develop new pension marketing strategy, using statistical modelling.

2012 - 2015

Tilburg University (NL)

BSc Psychology (cum laude). Researched brain activity (EEG) in relation to attention. Supervised by Dr. Geert van Boxtel.