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Data Scientist, Machine Learning, Python, Bayesian Statistics

Iselin, New Jersey, 08830, United States
November 06, 2018

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Phone: 321-***-**** ** MELVIN AVE

Email: ISELIN, NJ 08830

Github: Green Card Holder Harshill Patel : I am an aspiring data scientist passionate about Statistics and Machine Learning SKILLS

Machine Learning: Scikit Learn, TensorFlow, XGBoost, Random Forests, Clustering, Model Validation Statistics: Bayesian Statistics with PyMC3, Regression analysis, AB Testing, GLM Data Analytics: Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib, Scipy, Plotly, Altair, Statsmodels, Seaborn Programming: Python, SQL, Bash


York University Master of Science in Biostatistics SEPTEMBER 2016 - SEPTEMBER 2018, Toronto, Canada

● Achieved better honeybee trait predictions than comparable techniques in other organisms

● Achieved perfect classification of Africanized bees using genomic datasets

● Results will lead to reduced cost to the beekeeping industry and improve bee health

● Processed big data (20TB) and coded an automated pipeline with 5x the speed of previous solution

● Developed advanced statistical and machine learning models to be used on genomic data Skills Used: Machine learning, Scikit-Learn, Pymc3, Frequentist Statistics, Bayesian Statistics, XGBoost, TensorFlow, Keras, Deep Neural Networks, Convolutional Neural Networks, Boosted Regression Trees, Random Forests, Clustering, Supervised and Unsupervised Learning, SQL, Python, Programming York University Bachelor of Science in Biomedical science SEPTEMBER 2011 - JULY 2016, Toronto, Canada

● Designed and led experiment to understand how pesticides affect viral infections in the honeybee. EXPERIENCE

York University Research Associate

MAY 2014 - SEPTEMBER 2016, Toronto, Canada

● Accomplished important agricultural research involving neonicotinoids - solving a decade long debate

● Led to a Science publication, the highest caliber publication for the lab

● Influenced agricultural policy in the U.K on the use of neonicotinoids Skills Used: Experimental design, Statistical analysis, Model Validation, Machine Learning, Python, Visualizations, Writing, Reporting and Presenting data PUBLICATIONS

1. Chronic exposure to neonicotinoids reduces honeybee health near corn crops 2. Studying the Genetics of Behavior in the Genomics Era 3. Conservation genomics of the declining North American bumblebee Bombus terricola PROJECTS

1. Employing neural networks for various applications 2. Applying machine learning and statistical methods to datasets 3. Understanding and Using Statistics

4. Beeomics - Predicting honeybee traits from genomics

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