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Data Science, Machine Learning, Optimization, Mathematical Programming

Mesa, Arizona, United States
February 20, 2018

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Keara June Buck

480-***-**** Education

BS, Applied & Computational Mathematics (ACME) April 2018 Brigham Young University Provo, Utah

● Concentration: Political Science

● GPA: 3.64

● Awarded BYU President’s Leadership Council Scholarship and the Marc & Shirley Burton Scholarship

● Relevant Coursework:

Linear and Nonlinear Analysis Mathematical Proofs Algorithm Design & Optimization Multivariable Calculus Modeling with Data Machine Learning Mathematical Programming Data Visualization Comparative Political Economies Skills

C++, Python, R SQL Git Pandas

Scikit-learn NumPy SciPy Machine learning

ODEs and PDEs Information Theory Parallel Computing Unix Shell Data cleaning, analyzing, and presenting in various platforms Mathematical Modeling, including dynamical system models and optimization models Projects

● Facial Recognition - Used SVD to implement a simple facial recognition system

● PERM Application Analysis - Analysis and machine learning applications on a US PERM application dataset to determine whether a new applicant would be certified or denied given their information.

● Fourier Transforms - Implement discrete Fourier transforms to explore and filter noise from digital audio signals. Also explores the effect of convolution on these sound files. Experience

Linear Algebra Teaching Assistant, BYU Math Department - Provo, Utah JANUARY 2016 - PRESENT

● Worked directly with professor and students to achieve clear communication and reduce mistakes

● Graded individual assignments in a timely manner

● Recommended to other professors by previous employers Respite Provider, Guthrie Mainstream Services - Mesa, AZ MAY 2015-JANUARY 2018

● Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children make new discoveries every day

● Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encouraged concern for others Student Supervisor, BYU Event Staff - Provo, UT S EPTEMBER 2014-PRESENT

● Managed quality communication, customer support, and representation for each client

● Addressed negative customer feedback immediately and resolved customer questions, issues, and complaints

● Recommended changes to existing methods to increase the accuracy and efficiency of BYU Event Staff.

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