Marc Harper is a data scientist with an extensive background in applied mathematics, mathematical biology, bioinformatics, educational technology, information theory, statistics, machine learning, and consulting. He holds a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Illinois, bachelor's degrees in mathematics and physics from the University of Florida, and was a postdoctoral scholar at UCLA. Marc has published numerous scientific papers, contributed book chapters and to open source projects, and has presented detailed analyses and data visualizations countless times to a wide range of audiences. As a consultant he created data- and statistically-driven products in biotechnology and educational technology. Marc loves to teach people and computers.
Break Into Data Science
Take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how you can get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century."
In this part-time course, students learn to build robust predictive models, test their validity, and clearly communicate resulting insights.
Talk Data to Me
This monthly speaker series brings together industry experts to discuss how data is changing the way businesses run and people live.