Data Scientist

John Jay Research and Evaluation Center

  1. July 2012 - Present

    • Measured Propensity for violence in young men in neghborhoods of concentrated disadvantage funded by NYC Council.
    • Created web mapping tools using d3, TileMill and Leaflet for anti-violence project funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    • Estimated prison populations using ARIMA and queuing theory funded by Pew Charitable Trust


Data Science for Social Good, U.Chicago

  1. Summer 2013

    • Developed neighborhood and property analytics software for Cook County Landbank delivered as a Django python application
    • Integrated mapping, economic and demographic data

Research Associate


  1. February 2010 - May 2013

    • Conducted original research on public health and criminal justice issues including prison simulation, suicide, domestic violence supported by NIH and NSF.
    • Conducted original research on detecting causal relations supported by CUNY Advanced Research Collaborative.

Data Science Summer Fellow

DSSI, UofI Urbana-Champaigne

  1. Summer 2009

    • Worked on a Web and iPhone Application for crime mapping and safe routing
    • Funded by the US Department of Homeland Security


Awards, Honors and Grants