Dr. Zhen (Carol) McKnight

Senior Data Scientist & Strategy Consultant 

Dr. Zhen (Carol) McKnight serves as a Data Scientist at ResourceWise, where she is part of the Strategy Consulting and Analytics team. Her role involves providing internal consulting services to support the ResourceWise companies, which encompass improving econometric models, forecasting price datasets, developing and maintaining supply and demand models, and engaging in other business intelligence and analytics projects.

Dr. McKnight is experienced in designing and implementing quantitative methods to transform raw data into meaningful information. Her research interests consist of applied statistics, geospatial pattern modeling, business intelligence, and management and information security.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Ecology from Northeast Normal University in China and has earned two graduate degrees from Mississippi State University—a Ph.D. in Forestry and a Master’s in Statistics.