HELLO! I’M GEOFF
I'm a firs year Computer Science PhD student at Georgetown University. My academic interests lie in machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence. I am part of the InfoSense group and am working with Professor Grace Hui Yang.
Background & Expertise
DATA ANALYST, UNIVERSAL CONSULTING SERVICES
April 2016 - Present
I provided analysis and reporting to a DoD agency concerning structure and efficiency of acquisition operations, helping oversee over $12B a year in spending. I am current serving as a consultant with the company.
MANAGEMENT ANALYST, CSRA
September 2014 - March 2016
I oversaw a burgeoning University Partnership program designed to bridge the gap between local universities and the local employers interested in hiring graduate students.
FLIGHT COMMANDER, US AIR FORCE
June 2004 - October 2010
I was in charge of leading a flight of up to 16 officers, ensuring their preparedness for our war fighting mission.
A multi-disiplinary background that can bring multiple modes of analysis to bear on any problem.
BS POLITICAL SCIENCE AND FOREIGN AREA STUDIES
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY
I focused primarily in comparative and international politics with an emphasis on East Asia.
June 2000 - June 2004
MASTER IN PUBLIC POLICY
KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT (CURRENTLY HKS)
September 2004 - June 2006
This degree focused on systematic analysis of the political system through multiple lenses including statistics, economics and qualitative analysis.
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
January 2012 - December 2014
Focusing on the application of statistics to real-world problems, topics included a broad overview of statistical techniques, statistical mathematics, experimental design, data mining, and introductory Bayesian statistics.
PHD CANDIDATE COMPUTER SCIENCE
September 2018 - Present
I am currently in my first year of the PhD program taking classes in advanced algorithms, machine learning, and text mining.
Extensive experience in working with partners to understand their needs, finding and analyzing relevant data, and producing insightful and actionable knowledge and reports. Experience in R, SAS (Advanced Programming Credential), MS Office Programs (especially Excel), and VBA scripting.