Syed Ahsaan Rizvi

Syed Ahsaan Rizvi
Class Year: 
2014
Job Title / Company: 
Senior Data Scientist, Bell

Undergraduate Degree: BE Electrical Engineering, National Univesity of Sciences and Technology (Pakistan)

Why did you choose your program and area of study?

I chose Duke’s engineering management program to transition into a leadership role and to get a holistic understanding of the business side of corporations.

Briefly describe your Duke Experience.

It was a fun ride that flew by like a streak of lightning. There was a fantastic balance of academics, social mixers, and fun activities that made the experience much more valuable.

What impact has the degree had on your career?

It has groomed me to see and think about both short and long term vision which my peers are often unaware of.

What advice would you give to prospective applicants - those who are just beginning to explore graduate options at Duke?

To select a 2 year program at Duke, nothing less as it is a once in a lifetime experience.

What advice would you give to admitted students who are considering Duke?

Take courses from different schools if you have the option to do so and participate in extra curricular activities Duke has to offer.