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Data scientist with a strong background in user modeling, machine learning, data mining, natural language processing and software engineering. I enjoy uncovering patterns from unstructured data and developing experiments and algorithms which inform us about the nature of human-human and human-computer interaction.


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

July 2013 – Present
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