Course Highlights: Algorithms, Intro to Computer Security, Computational Data Analysis, Big Data, Databases, Machine Learning for Public Policy, Statistics, Econometrics
University of Massachusetts
Greenfield Community College
Delivered policy recommendations, data analysis and visualizations, and GIS maps to Mayor's staff for projects focused on driverless vehicles, public safety, absenteeism, and the environment.
Conducted qualitative research on differences between American and Chinese business culture, interned at an automation start-up, and led cultural exchanges to local schools.
Built a Django app to suggest mutually convenient meeting locations halfway between two users, allowing for specification of preferred venue and transportation options. Engineered an algorithm to find midway point by time travelled using multiple modes of transportation.
Used supervised machine learning to detect bias in the outcomes of police complaints. Compared the effectiveness of different models trained on "biased" and "unbiased" feature sets, i.e. selectively withholding complainant demographic data.