Tina Diao is studying decision and risk analysis. Her current research examines the principled ways to apply machine learning and/or artificial intelligence in domains of medicine and environmental sciences. She believes in decision-driven data acquisition and analyses, not the other way round. Her previous research interests include decision analysis in social entrepreneurship and modeling matching & pricing with friction between investors and entrepreneurs. She has work experiences in pension consulting and personal property & casualty insurance lines. Tina holds an M.S. in management science and engineering (technical and engineering management) from Stanford University and B.A.s in statistics and economics from University of California - Berkeley.