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Administrative Staff

Ching (Qing) Jin

NICO Associate Director
Postdoctoral Fellow
Kellogg School of Management

Qing Jin is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kellogg School of Management and NICO, and also the NICO Associate Director starting in the spring of 2023. As Associate Director, Qing curates and hosts the Wednesdays@NICO seminar series. As a Postdoctoral Fellow, Qing works with Professor Brian Uzzi. His research brings

Andrew Marfia

Program Administrator
Kellogg School of Management

Phone: 847-491-8065

Andy Marfia is a Program Administrator at the Kellogg School of Management. He manages NICO's branding, marketing, and communication strategies, including the Wednesdays@NICO seminar series, Data Science Nights, other NICO sponsored events, and the NICO Quarterly Newsflash. In addition, Andy is responsible for the NICO web site and social media accounts. Finally, Andy manages the finances for Brian Uzzi's lab within NICO, including post-award management.

Emily Rosman

Program Assistant
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Phone: 847-491-2527

Emily Rosman is the first point of contact for the center, providing assistance in all aspects of procedures and services. Among her duties, she manages NICO memberships, the NICO annual report, handles logistics for seminars and lectures including the Wednesdays@NICO seminar series, assists with center special events, and monitors the NICO mailbox and listserv.

Matthew Sperry

Senior Program Coordinator
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Phone: 847-491-4428

Matt Sperry is the Senior Program Coordinator for NICO and the primary administrator for the Metropolitan Chicago Data Science Corps (MCDC), providing assistance in organizational workflow, event planning, and financial support.
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