Data Analyst

Resume posted by IdrisRasheed in Scientific.

Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Palo Alto California, United States

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My name is Idris Rasheed and I have a bachelor’s degree in Statistical Science. I am a self-starter who has created other opportunities to widen my skill set with approaching and developing my own projects in Python and R. I am expanding into projects that use Java, C++. and SQL.


University of California, Santa Barbara – Statistical Science B.A.             

(AUGUST 2015 – JUNE 2017)



Medical Classification Project           

(APRIL 2017 – JUNE 2017)

  • Performed Linear Support Vector Machine (LSVM), Radial Support Vector Machine (RVM), and Random Forest classifications to classify diabetes in Pima Native American women in R
  • Used the Random Forest model to plot the variable of importance, with the most important variable at the top and the least important variable at the bottom
  • Visualized the nondiabetic and diabetic groups on LSVM and RSVM plots

Financial Forecasting Project

(APRIL 2017 – JUNE 2017)

  • Modeled and forecasted the total number of bitcoins in the market in R
  • Chose two autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models from the autocorrelation correlation function (ACF) and partial autocorrelation function (PACF)
  • Picked the best-fitted model from these two models through AICC testing and performed diagnostic tests on its residuals to better understand the model’s behavior

Infectious Disease Modeling Project                                                         (SEPTEMBER 2016 – DECEMBER 2016)

  • Modeled a combination of covariates to predict the time until reinfection of gonorrhea, syphilis, or both occur in R
  • Visualized and approximated the Kaplan-Meier estimator to estimate the rate of reinfection over time
  • Checked that the chosen model did not violate the proportional hazards assumption by creating log-log plots for all eight covariates and analyzed the convergence or nonconvergence of the lines in the plot


Urban Outfitters (Palo Alto, CA) – Sales Associate                                      (AUGUST 2014 – MAY 2015)

  • Ran daily transactions at front registers through point of sale operations
  • Offered customers personalized product assistance and care

Foothill College (Los Altos Hills, CA) – Clerical Assistant

(JUNE 2013 – AUGUST 2013)

  • Maintained highly detailed disposal inventory of all medical waste and chemicals on Excel
  • Organized and copy-edited disposal business plans for reader accessibility

Music and Mural Arts Project (East Palo Alto, CA) – Tutor               (FEBRUARY 2013 – APRIL 2013)

  • Facilitated educational health workshops for K-6 students with a team of 5
  • Developed students’ self-efficacy and advocacy skills by the creation of artwork to address social problems within communities


  • R
  • Python
  • SQL
  • SAS
  • LaTeX
  • JMP
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Mining
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Mathematical Modeling

Groups & Associations

    American Statistical Association

Spoken Languages