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Obtain a Data Scientist/Software Engineer position.


Ph.D., WVU, in Computer Science. Studied Search Based Software Engineering, Gaming, and AI.

Demonstrated superior problem solving and very wide programming skillset. Please refer to "Portfolio".

Demonstrated publication record. Please refer to "Publications".

Full Stack Software Developer. 11 years academia. 4 years professional employee experience.


Ability to adapt in any software engineering environment with a pure passion for learning.

Proficient with any programming language. Capable of using any development tools.

Partial List: Java, C/C++/C#, Python, Lua, ActionScript, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, SQL, ColdFusion, Inform, Ruby, Perl, Weka, .NET, Microsoft Office, OpenGL, Ada95, Windows, Linux, Apple, Mac, LaTeX, AWS, XML, Objective-C, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, MySQL, Oracle, and more.


Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (2010 - 2014) West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Thesis entitled "Faster Evolutionary Multi-Objective Optimization via GALE: the Geometric Active Learner"

Master of Science in Computer Science (2008 - 2010) West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Coursework Option.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics (2003 - 2008) University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA, USA.


Chief Data Scientist (Apr. 1, 2015 - Aug. 15, 2016) LoadIQ, Reno, NV, USA Highly involved with optimizing, improving and automating the processes that engender the intelligence provisioning techniques for industrial/business customers that wish to conserve and save on energy costs. Primarily, this involves spearheading many software systems and use of Python, MySQL, Django Web Development, and C++ with rigorous testing and documentation embedded in an Agile Scrum framework.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Oct. 1, 2014 - Mar. 31, 2015) LoadIQ, Reno, NV, USA Software Research and Development for small high-tech start-up company in the field of cheaper energy costs. Worked together with Dr. Hampden Kuhns and rest of team on a research grant in applying artificial intelligence techniques to solve NP-Hard classification problems.

Graduate Research Assistant (Aug. 2010 - Aug. 2014) West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Research Assistant to Dr. Tim Menzies on research tasks related to Artificial Intelligence, Search-based Software Engineering, Agile Software Requirements Engineering, Data Mining, and Machine Learning.

NASA Summer Intern (Jun. 1, 2013 - July. 30, 2013) NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA, USA. Served as an intern under guidance of mentor Dr. Misty Davies in conducting Intelligent Systems Research in Aerospace Engineering related to Air Traffic Control and safety of Approach to Runway.

Graduate Teacher Assistant (Aug. 2008 - Aug. 2010) West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Assistant to Dr. Afzel Noore and the WVU CS101 coordinator, Brian Powell, in developing materials to aid and support student's critical thinking skills in Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel.

Senior Intern at CTC (May 2006 - Nov. 2006) Concurrent Technology Corporation, Johnstown, PA, USA. Served as an intern software developer in a small team building products that were of high sensitivity to U.S. government security. Worked with Ruby and other scripting tools in a Linux environment.

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