Vishwa Prasad C S
University of Connecticut School of Business Hartford, USA
Master’s in Business Analytics and Project Management, GPA 3.6/4.0 Aug 2019 – Present
PES Institute of Technology Bangalore, India
Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, GPA of 8.03/10 Aug 2007 – June 2011
Predicting the Future Stock Prices
Predicted future stock prices of Dow Jones Industrial Average Index with good accuracy employing predictive modeling techniques
Trained Previous week’s data to predict stock prices of Dow Jones Industrial Average Index. Built 6 different models and used 10-fold cross validation partitioning technique to train model
Dosimeter Information Management System
Implemented Dosimeter Information Management System as part of course project using Oracle SQL Developer
Created 10 tables and created 15 use-cases, also modeled legacy system applying Business Process Modelling techniques
Lending Club Loan Analysis
Built a machine learning model to predict bad loans for the Lending Club with 92.4% accuracy.
Performed exploratory data analysis to determine the factors influencing lending rate to advise the borrowers.
Zillow Home Value Prediction
Modified the data to make it useful for analysis and performed exploratory data analysis feature engineering purpose.
Reduced the error rate in predicted home value and actual sale value to 0.0688.
SPi Global Pvt Ltd. Pondicherry, India
Data Analyst Feb 2019- June 2019
Developed applications for e-content analysis and e-editing automation
Automated e-editing process using Natural Language Processing Natural Language Tool Kit and General Architecture for Text Engineering, reducing the editing time by 35%
Greenoholics NGO Bangalore, India
Social Worker Jan 2011- Nov 2015
Started NGO – Greenoholics. Planted around 3200 saplings in and around Bangalore
Raised awareness in schools and colleges through seminars and public plays
GE-BEL Healthcare Bangalore, India
Trainee Engineer Jan 2011- June 2011
Analyzed previous process and developed four Standard Operating Procedures for Anode and Cathode machine assemblers, thereby reducing parts assembly time by 15%
Assisted in preparing production timetables and managed production of Anodes and Cathodes of CT scanners
Designed and incorporated minor design changes into Mammography CT scanning machine
Statistical Techniques: Exploratory Data Analysis, Predictive Analysis, Regression, Classification (Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Random Forest, Gradient Boosting Machines), Hypothesis Testing, A/B Testing, K-means clustering, Data Visualization, Principal component analysis (PCA)
Tools & Programming Languages: MS Excel, MS Project, Predictive Modeling and Statistical Testing using JMP(SAS), R Programming, Python, SQL, C++, HTML, CSS, SAS, Tableau, Natural Language Processing: General Architecture for Text5 Engineering and NLTK
Others: Problem-solving, Decision-making, Teamwork & collaboration, Data storytelling. Consistently cleared the civil services exam 6 years in a row from 2012-2018 which has passing rate of 1.4%. Gained valuable knowledge in the subjects related to world
economy, international relations, public policy, environmental sustainability, Corporate Ethics etc.
Spearheaded the UCONN Graduate Consulting as the Vice President (Strategy and Operations), UCONN School of Business
Led a team of 4 in a UCONN Graduate Consulting project for a local NGO. The group started from scratch to design the data collection process. Enabled the enterprise to take advantage of analytics by using the data collected