Dr. Shelby Wilson | National Math Festival
Dr. Shelby Wilson

Dr. Shelby Wilson

Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Shelby Wilson is Senior Data Scientist for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Her scientific experience can be broadly described as being in the area of computational biology and relies on truly interdisciplinary collaborations spanning a number of subject areas including mathematics, computer science, physics, and biology.

Wilson received her B.S. from Spelman College with majors in both mathematics and computer science. Her graduate studies were conducted within the Applied Mathematics (AMSC) program at the University of Maryland, College Park. After finishing her Ph.D., she continued her research as a post-doctoral fellow at INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique) in Grenoble, France. She has held academic positions within the mathematics department of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia as well as within the biology department at the University of Maryland, College Park.