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Full-stack AI Researcher and Data scientist with a strong background in natural language processing, user modeling, machine learning, data mining,  and software engineering.  I enjoy developing new technologies and approaches to modeling human cognition, and I am comfortable and capable of working across many areas of the the machine learning life cycle whether it be training and deploying models, developing web applications to showcase and prototype new user experiences or architecting data engineering infrastructure.


Joint PhD in Computer Science and Cognitive Science, University of Colorado at Boulder
MS, Computer Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2010
BS, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Colorado School of Mines, 2000
BS, Engineering with Electrical Specialty, Colorado School of Mines, 2000

Work Experience

August 2017 – Present
Principal Research / Data Scientist

July 2013 – August 2017
Lead Data Scientist

Avaya Labs
November 2012 – July 2013
Research Scientist, Multimedia Research Group
Westminster, Colorado

University of ColoradoImproving Science Learning through Dialogs with Virtual Tutors,
January 2008 – November 2012
Graduate Research Assistant
Boulder, Colorado

Microsoft Research – Machine Learning Group
Research Intern
May 2011 – August 2011

Volunteers in AsiaPesantren Sunan Pandanaran
July 2006 – August 2007
Volunteer English Teacher
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Intel Corporation – Fort Collins Design Center
February 2005 – July 2006
Design Automation Engineer
Fort Collins, Colorado

Hewlett Packard Company – Microprocessor Technology Lab
May 1999 – February 2005
CAD Software Engineer / Verification Engineer
Fort Collins, Colorado