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Office Location

440 Huntington Avenue
310G West Village H
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Kylie Bemis, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Statistical computing environments
  • Methods for big, complex data, especially datasets with non-trivial correlation structures or that integrate data from multiple sources


  • PhD in statistics, Purdue University
  • MS in applied statistics, Purdue University
  • BS in statistics and mathematics, Purdue University


Kylie Bemis is a lecturer in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. In 2013, she interned at the Canary Center for Cancer Early Detection at Stanford University, where she developed the Cardinal software package for statistical analysis of mass spectrometry imaging experiments. In 2015, she was awarded the John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award by the American Statistical Association for her work on Cardinal.

In 2016, she joined Olga Vitek’s lab, the Statistical Methods for Studies of Biomolecular Systems, as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2019, she joined Northeastern as faculty, where she now teaches data science and develops curriculum for the master’s in data science program.

While at Purdue University, Kylie served as president of the Purdue chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society and secretary of the Native American Student Association. She is active in outreach to the Native American and LGBTQ+ communities. She is an enrolled member of the Zuni tribe, and her hobbies include writing fiction and poetry.