• The Institute for Advanced Analytics at North Carolina State University
    • M.S. Analytics, May 2018
    • Overall GPA: 4.00

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • B.S. Mathematical Decision Sciences (Statistics/Operations Research), May 2017
    • Double Major in Computer Science, May 2017
    • Minor in Mathematics, May 2017
    • Overall GPA: 3.84
    • Dean's List all semesters
    • Graduated with Highest Distinction

  • The University of New South Wales — Sydney, Australia
    • 1 semester spent studying abroad
Certifications and Tests
  • SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9,
    SAS Certified Advanced Programmer for SAS 9,
    SAS Certified Statistical Business Analyst Using SAS 9: Regression and Modeling,
    SAS Certified Predictive Modeler Using SAS Enterprise Miner 14
    • Issued by SAS

  • MIT's Tackling the Challenges of Big Data
    • Issued by MIT Professional Education

  • SAT
    • 2240 with a perfect math score
  • Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions Intern — SAS Institute — Cary, NC
    May 2016 – April 2017
    • Designed/developed web tools and RESTful APIs, interacting with multiple databases and formats; SAS leadership recognized the project work; the tools are an established part of many projects across SAS
    • Sanitized, transformed, formatted, and exported data for operational risk management

  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant — UNC Computer Science Department — Chapel Hill, NC
    August 2015 – May 2016
    • Selected to assist in the teaching of a computer science course (object-oriented Java techniques)
    • Provided one-on-one coaching for programming concepts
    • Direct lessons for groups of 30-40 freshman to senior students

  • Research Assistant — UNC Computer Science Department — Chapel Hill, NC
    September 2014 – March 2015
    • Co-authored an ACM (top-tier computing association) conference paper on machine learning for UI design
    • Wrote Java code for a PhD dissertation to estimate communication response times with machine learning

  • Web Developer — UNC General Alumni Association (GAA) — Chapel Hill, NC
    September 2013 – May 2014
    • Developed and published web applications to allow meeting coordination for UNC alumni all over the country using a variety of back-end, database, and front-end languages including PHP, ASP, SQL, Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3
    • Modified media using the Adobe Suite for the GAA to publish on their articles and webpages
  • Software
    • Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Linux, Firebase (NoSQL), GitHub, AWS, NodeJS

  • Languages
    • Python, SAS, R, SQL, Java, MATLAB, JavaScript, C/C++, HTML/CSS

  • Communication
    • Teaching, Presenting, Representing information visually

  • Computer Science
    • Code resource/speed optimization, RESTful APIs, Sort/search algorithms, Combinatorics
  • Co-Founder and Vice President — Carolina Analytics and Data Science — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill May 2016 — April 2017
    • Founded CADS, gained sponsors (university department heads and industry leaders), and raised funds to successfully launch the club
      • CADS is now an established organization which educates students about data science and helps them network with analytics professionals
      • CADS hosts a yearly data science competition drawing students from all over the Research Triangle area
    • Engaged speakers including C-Level executives and industry luminaries

  • Student Hacker — HackGT — Georgia Tech September 2016
    • Won an award from Delta Airlines for using computer vision to estimate remaining overhead baggage space in aircrafts without any human intervention

  • Mentor — PearlHacks — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill April 2016
    • Aided student hackers with any bugs or technical design issues they may have encountered, and were not able to solve on their own

  • Student Hacker — VandyHacks — Vanderbilt University October 2015
    • Won best Pebble app award for creating a Pebble app and a Microsoft Powerpoint add-on using C# and Javscript which, together, help speakers manage their during presentations

  • Student Hacker — HackNC — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill October 2013, 2014, and 2015
    • 2013: Collaborated with a team of 4 other students from Florida State University to remake a multiplayer version of the arcade game Snake that used Pebble smartwatch, Java and C.
    • 2014: Created a location-specific question-and-answer network with a group of 4 other students from Georgia Tech using Microsoft Azure, Javascript, Android and Java.
    • 2015: Won best use of the Capital One API for making a restaurant recommender system based on credit card transaction history and Yelp! reviews.

  • Student Hacker — Bitcamp — University of Maryland at College Park April 2014
    • Developed a clone of Apple's iMessage system for Android phones and Windows computers using Android, Java and NodeJS with 2 other students from Georgia Tech.

  • Student Programmer — IBM's ACM Programming Contest — UNC Chapel Hill November 2013 and 2014
    • Worked against time pressure on 8 difficult computer science problems in this contest