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- Ph.D. Chemical Engineering. Northwestern University (2012 — 2017)
- Thesis: The Effect of Gender Diversity in Creative Teams
- M.Sc. Statistical and Non-Linear Physics. University of Lisbon (2009 — 2011)
- Thesis: Evolutionary Dynamics of Cooperation in Multiplayer Games
- B.Sc. Physics. University of Lisbon (2006 — 2009)
Cars.com. Data Scientist II (Oct. 2017 - Present)
Northwestern University. Data Scientist & Instructor (Jan. 2012 — Sep. 2017)
- Used maximum likelihood estimation to parameterize the distribution of the impact of scientific publications (~1TB dataset).
- Constructed a Django web application with interactive D3.js visualizations to showcase my data-driven ranking of scientific research: http://forecite.us.
- Demonstrated the existence of historical gender discrimination in the movie industry by performing time-series analysis on IMDb metadata of +15k movies.
- Created and delivered original course materials on web-scraping and object-oriented programming to over 100 students in 2 sessions of a 1-week long Python programming bootcamp.
- Organized and led discussion groups, and graded homeworks for all students in 4 undergraduate courses.
- Mentored 2 younger graduate students and 2 high-school interns on the principles of scientific research and basics of programming.
GadflyZone. Data Science Intern (Apr. 2016 – Sep. 2016)
- Constructed MySQL database of patents on Amazon Database Relational Services built from publicly available patent information.
- Used natural language processing and citation analysis to design a multidimensional scoring engine to predict a company's innovativeness.
Narrative Science. Software Engineer (Jun. 2014 – Sep. 2014)
- Developed system to automatically analyze performance of the company's artificial intelligence platform.
- Differences in collaboration patterns across discipline, career stage, and gender. PLOS Biology (2016)
- The Distribution of the Asymptotic Number of Citations to Sets of Publications by a Researcher or from an Academic Department Are Consistent with a Discrete Lognormal Model. PLoS ONE (2015)
- Evolution of collective action in adaptive social structures. Scientific Reports (2013)
- Individual memory and the emergence of cooperation. Animal Behaviour (2013)
- Evolutionary dynamics of collective action when individual fitness derives from group decisions taken in the past. Journal of Theoretical Biology (2012)
- Evolving the asymmetry of the Prisoner's dilemma game in adaptive social structures. BIONETICS 2010 Conference (2012)