Data Analyst using R

Resume posted by iembry in Environmental.

Desired position type: Freelance
Location: Nashville Tennessee, United States

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Summary

Irucka E. has been programming with R since 2013. Mostly, he has been writing R scripts and functions to analyze and visualize data in his work for the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Prior to using R, Irucka used MATLAB/GNU Octave from 2010 to 2013 to solve various engineering problems.

Education

Master of Engineering, Tennessee State University
Concentration in Environmental Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Tennessee

Experience

Irucka Embry’s R Packages: http://www.ecoccs.com/rtraining.html#repos
Irucka Embry’s R Examples: http://www.ecoccs.com/rtraining.html#examp

Work Experience:
Adjunct Professor, August 2016 – Present
August 2015 – December 2015
August 2013 – December 2014
Tennessee State University (TSU) Civil and Architectural Engineering Department
Nashville, TN

Teach Structural Testing Laboratory, which is about the design and testing of concrete mixes.

Instructed students in the Freshman Engineering Seminar course which introduces the following topics: Computer programming with R and GNU Octave/MATLAB, Statistics and Probability, Engineering Economics, Communication, and other topics.

Scientist II, July 2013 – July 2015
Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions, LLC (CNTS)
Nashville, TN

Worked on assignment for the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Lower Mississippi – Gulf Water Science Center (LMG WSC) assisting them with data management and analysis & computer modeling.

Provided R Trainings for both TSU students/faculty & USGS colleagues.

Performed data mining, data cleaning and munging & explored data visualization techniques on a variety of data stored in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and text files using R.

Wrote many R functions (similar to Microsoft Excel macros) to clean and compile data stored in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

Wrote R functions to perform lookup ups between tables (similar in scope to VLOOKUP in Microsoft Excel).

Displayed data using pivot tables in R (similar to pivot tables in Microsoft Excel).

Used MariaDB/MySQL to create and manage a database from a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet containing numerous tabs for easier data analysis in R.

Extracted tabular data stored in Portable Document Format (PDF) documents to create a geographic map in R.

Physical Science Technician, May 2012 – April 2013
August 2011 – September 2011
USGS Tennessee Water Science Center
Nashville, TN

Performed data mining, data cleaning and munging & explored data visualization techniques on a variety of data stored in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and text files using R.

Graduate Student Researcher, January 2011 – August 2012
TSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Nashville, TN

Explored data visualization techniques on a variety of data stored in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets using GNU Octave/MATLAB.

Principal, November 2007 – Present
EcoC2S
Nashville, TN

Performing R programming tasks for clients and/or myself, including the creation and maintenance of R packages (iemisc, iemiscdata, and install.load).

Performing data mining, data cleaning and munging & explored data visualization techniques on a variety of data stored in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and text files using R.

Notable Projects
Created R scripts and functions to visualize the ecological interactions between viruses and bats based on their location.

Created an R package to perform fuzzy matching on two large databases to be merged together.

Landfill Operations Manager, October 2005 – November 2007
Rutherford County Landfill
Murfreesboro, TN

Directed, oversaw, and managed landfill operations and activities.

Designed Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and monthly report spreadsheets to analyze the volume of waste generated from both residential and commercial customers.

Volunteer Experience:
Volunteer for Science, July 2015 – Present
April 2013 – June 2013
USGS LMG WSC
Nashville, TN

Creating and maintaining R packages (ie2misc, ie2miscdata, states2k, and FEWSR).

Performed data mining, data cleaning and munging & explored data visualization techniques on a variety of data stored in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and text files using R.

Computer Experience:
Microsoft Windows and GNU/Linux (Operating Systems)

Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and LibreOffice Suite (Base, Calc, Impress, Writer)

R and GNU Octave/MATLAB

MariaDB/MySQL (Database)

ArcGIS (ArcMap), QGIS and R

The GIMP and Inkscape (Image Manipulation)

HTML and CSS (Web site development)

Skills

  • R

Spoken Languages

    English (native)