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Actuarial Assistant

Location:
Bronx County, New York, United States
Posted:
January 11, 2018

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Michael Diaz, Ph.D.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

I am a former quantitative modeler looking to start a career an actuary. I have a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and have passed two actuarial examinations.

RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS

• Advanced statistical and quantitative modeling experience

• Advanced Excel knowledge and experience

• Fluent in multiple programing languages

EDUCATION

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2008

Ph.D., Psychology

Minor: Quantitative Methods, Brain & Cognition

Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York 2002 B.A., Psychology

Minor: Computer Science

EXPERIENCE

Graduate Researcher 2002-2008

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

• Designed and fit statistical models in Matlab, SAS, R and Excel.

• Wrote programs for data acquisition and statistical analysis in Matlab and Basic

• Taught undergraduate classes and trained undergraduate research assistants

• Collected and analyzed EEG and ERP time-series.

Researcher and Quantitative Modeler 2008-2011

Washington University in Saint Louis

• Designed and fit statistical models in Matlab, R and Excel.

• Wrote programs for data acquisition and statistical analysis in Matlab and ePrime.

• Utilized advanced techniques in Excel such as Visual Basic and Pivot tables.

• Collected and analyzed fMRI time-series.

Logistics Manager 2012-present

Inwood Floors

• Manage delivery of materials and personnel to multiple concurrent job sites

HONORS AND AWARDS

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (awarded to less than 15% of applicants) Beckman Institute Cognitive Science/Artificial Intelligence Fellowship University of Illinois Graduate College Fellowship



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