Over the last 8 years, I've been involved in a wide range of research projects performing statistical analyses, database management, technical writing, and business analytics. I'm highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite (with a special focus on Microsoft Excel), SPSS, and SAS statistical software, research writing and editing. My core competency lies in complete end-to-end management of research and data projects, from collecting/analyzing data, to creating high quality and clean graphs, to writing finished technical reports. I am well-versed in both parametric and non-parametric tests. I am seeking opportunities to organize, analyze, and interpret data from all sizes of projects. I also have experience in the following areas: HTML5, CSS3, social media, graphing data, and teaching.
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I am a well educated academic researcher with extensive experience in all aspects of the research process. I am particularly skilled in statistical analysis and research methodology. I would be ideally suited to positions requiring quantitative data analyses / interpretation, study design and methodology, survey research, literature and data review, or academic writing / editing. I am extremely proficient with SPSS and highly skilled with Minitab and Excel. I have some experience with other statistical applications including: AMOS, CMA, G*Power, GraphPad, IRT software (SSI), PASS, R (including RStudio and R Integration for SPSS) SAS, Stata, Statistica, XLSTAT, among others. Please inquire about currently held licenses if you require analyses using specialized software. I am very familiar with APA style writing and referencing and have also prepared documents in other style formats (e.g., AMA, MLA, IEEE). My PhD is in psychology (clinical neuropsychology) and my background is in the social and medical/health sciences. I have consulted on work in diverse topic areas and have found my statistical and research skills to be exceedingly transferable.
I have 7 years of experience in data analysis. I'm the Chief Data Scientist and founder of Cabaceo.com, a data science consulting company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, US. I also teach people how to do data science using the R programming language at www.MasterR.org, where you can receive high quality training materials for free. I used to work as an analytic consultant for FICO, where I built scorecard for Picture People to predict customer response rate to their marketing campaigns, which doubled their ROI. I also built customer segmentations for Canadian Tire Bank, which gave the executive team a holistic understanding of their customers for the first time and resulted in a chapter of a book. More recently, I have built a linear regression model to explain the relationship between interest rate of peer-to-peer loans and borrowers' characteristics using data from LendingClub, a two-level clustering-and-randomForest model to predict human physical activities using smartphone data, a logistic regression optimization based on precision and recall, a R-implementation of the cross-sectional regression and quintile-portfolio construction methods published in the Journal of Economic Literature. I have a masters degree in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree in mathematics from New College of Florida. I'm an avid MOOC taker, constantly learning new techniques and tools in data science and machine learning. I took all the courses in data science, statistics and machine learning from Coursera, Udacity and Edx. I respond all my messages in less than 24 hours.
I have done masters in BUSINESS AND MARKETING and have, " MORE THEN TEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE" in the fields of, SALES DEVELOPMENT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, TELEMARKETING, AUDIO PRODUCTION, STATISTICS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CUSTOMER SERVICES, CUSTOMER SUPPORT, ADMINISTRATION, EMAIL HANDLING, VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE AND CREATIVE WRITING etc I have a diversified experience assisting Asian, American., Canadian, Australian and the British customers. I am a full-time freelancer and can work for U.S., Canada, Australia, U.K and global customers.
Owner of E.B. Howard Consulting. I am an independent consultant that provides grant preparation and evaluation for organizations. I have 10 years of experience in the development of program resources, grant proposal development, designing evidence-based programming and activities, monitoring the implementation of those programs, evaluation, and providing feedback for continuous program improvement. As an experienced evaluator, I have extensive experience in advising and working with a variety of technical-focused projects that involve applying operational research theory and methodology; developing logic models; and projects that require applying knowledge of qualitative/quantitative analysis. I have worked with a variety of clients that include school districts (LEA), higher education institutions (HEI), community-based organizations (CBO), nonprofits, and start-up business entities. Specific services include, but are not limited to • Business plan development, • Evaluation, • Grant funding research, • Grant proposals development, • Grant reporting, • Operational efficiencies advisement, • Policy & procedure development, • Proposal review & copy editing, • RFP response development, and • Strategic planning. PLEASE NOTE: 1. Funding/Grant Applications with a final deliverable within seven (7) days will be bid at a higher rate. 2. Before accepting your project opportunity, I require a 15-minute conversation about the specifics of your project. This is a chance for both of us to ask and answer any questions we might have about your project. 3. I require a signed contract with specific deliverables and deadlines in addition to oDesk. This helps me organize my projects and priorities. 4. I rarely accept opportunities requiring less than a 48-hour turnaround. Unless it is editing or content analysis. 5. Upon request, I am happy to provide you a specific list of my funding & project experience and/or references.
If you want to create a trading system, run a statistical analysis, develop a pricing model, build a financial GUI, or find a pattern in a sea of data, I may be the guy to help. I work primarily in MATLAB, C#, and Python. On the finance side, I'm a CAIA Charterholder, with an Economics degree and experience at McKinsey & Company. On the technical side, I hold degrees (with honors) in Engineering, and worked at a number of California tech companies through the 1990's and early 2000's. Since 2008 I've focused my work in the field of computational finance. Recent clients have included: a Swiss proprietary trading desk (Energy Futures), a Canadian hedge fund (Currencies), a US asset management firm (Equities & Bonds), a US portfolio consulting firm, a US aircraft manufacturing operation, and several others. For those clients I have developed, backtested, and deployed alpha-seeking trading strategies, automated execution algorithms, portfolio optimization models, user-friendly GUI tools. Techniques have included machine learning algorithms, classifiers, feature detectors, digital filters, matrix-based models, and concepts borrowed from detection theory and signal processing, along with various technical analysis indicators. I've worked with many financial platforms and data feeds: Deltix QuantOffice (C#), CQG API, Bloomberg, Interactive Brokers API, MultiCharts (PowerLanguage), MultiCharts.NET (C#), TradeStation (EasyLanguage), FIX (HotspotFx), ITCH (HotspotFx), etc. I can integrate other systems with MATLAB or Excel where there's an advantage. I've created C/C++ .mex files, VBA macros, Java/MATLAB integration, MATLAB/Excel integration. I've been programming in MATLAB since 1990, and can sometimes get it to do things that others can't. I can also translate or port a MATLAB application to other languages, especially Python or C#. I'm located in Southern California. For clients located within 2 hours, I can drive to meet you (sometimes same day, schedule permitting). I'm also happy to work remotely. I'm a US Citizen and have held a security clearance, though it is no longer active. The foundation of every successful project is good communication. If you have a project that needs to be done well, then let's communicate!
Current doctoral student in Health Services Research (anticipated graduation May 2016) at Texas A&M University and Lieutenant on active duty in the US Navy. This doctoral program is driven by its extensive training in quantitative analysis and research methods. I specialize in bio-statistics, econometrics, and data management. Most of my applied analysis is done using R or SAS, but I am happy to use other software programs as needed (e.g., Microsoft Excel). I have a master's degree in Health Policy & Administration from Washington State University. At Washington State University, I wrote my thesis on designing a queueing model to predict turnaround times for a publicly traded teleradiology company. My bachelor's degree is in Health Science from Boise State University. I am happy to submit previous examples of statistical analyses, reports, and presentations in case you have any questions or concerns about the quality of my work. Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.
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I am an honors double major in Mathematics and Applied Math/Statistics at Stony Brook University and founder of Vivaldi Analytics, a small data analysis startup based on Long Island. I have a large amount of experience with R - specifically machine learning algorithms, data visualization (using ggplot2 primarily), and data cleaning. I've been working as a statistics consultant both independently, and for my company for the past year. I've completed work for a variety of individuals and companies, such as the Faculty-Student Association at Stony Brook and StatSocial ( http://www.statsocial.com/ ). I also have experience creating data analysis applications using R Shiny. For some examples of my past projects, please see: http://www.vivaldianalytics.com/r-shiny-1.html You can also try out a free version of Violin, one of my company's survey analysis products here: https://vivaldianalytics.shinyapps.io/Violin/ If you have any questions about my services, please contact me on Skype at luke.green853.