Assistant Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Charreau Bell is faculty director of Vanderbilt’s undergraduate data science minor. Bell also is a senior data scientist at the Vanderbilt Data Science Institute. In that role, she leads highly interdisciplinary teams of faculty, staff and students in answering research questions by leveraging data science tools and approaches. Her work focuses on training and empowering researchers and students across all disciplines in data science methods and facilitating scientific discovery and innovation across the university.
Bell earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering at Vanderbilt. Her Ph.D. focused on creating new algorithms for understanding the resting state behavior of the brain using functional magnetic resonance imaging.