Lead Data Scientist
Greater Chicago Area
Senior Data Scientist
The Ohio State University
September 2010 to August 2015
Columbus, Ohio Area
The Ohio State University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
September 2010 to May 2011
Columbus, Ohio Area
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate Research Associate
January 2007 to July 2010
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area
What company does Jessica Brinson work for?
Jessica Brinson works for Nielsen
What is Jessica Brinson's role at Nielsen?
Jessica Brinson is Lead Data Scientist
What industry does Jessica Brinson work in?
Jessica Brinson works in the Research industry.
💼 Past Experience
Lead Data Scientist Nielsen Greater Chicago Area * Developed neural nets related to coding items based on item descriptions* Implemented improvement to model that removes Machine Initiated Channel Changes to set top box data* Performed cluster analysis using census data to categorize US households* Performed weighting and validation studies to ensure digital and TV samples were representative* Created global Python Users Group that teaches Python syntax and coding basics through interactive webinars* Developed code in Python, SAS, and SQL to pull data from different sources, analyze data, and build models* Performed in Xtreme Challenges and Hackathons that required a broad knowledge of machine learning and modeling.Data Analyst/Researcher The Ohio State University from September 2010 to August 2015 (5 years) in Columbus, Ohio Area * Developed analysis code in C++ and Python to analyze large, complex datasets, produce histograms and graphs, and perform statistical analysis * Modeled expected contributions from various sources of background in data * Designed novel technique in C++ to measure track reconstruction efficiency * Created trigger to increase analysis efficiency by 45\%* Classified electrons using boosted decision trees* Developed code to build, maintain, and query our SQL database * Used event visualization software to characterize the energy deposited by particles in various components of the Compact Muon Solenoid particle detector* Developed Monte Carlo simulation to model the interaction of unknown particles in the Compact Muon Solenoid particle detector* Peformed a search for disappearing tracks, http://arxiv.org/abs/1411.6006, and a search for fractionally charged particles, http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.2311.Graduate Teaching Assistant The Ohio State University from September 2010 to May 2011 (9 months) in Columbus, Ohio Area * Developed lesson plans for recitations, led laboratory classes, held office hours, and graded problem sets, quizzes, and exams* Taught the following courses: General Physics/Mechanics and Heat, General Physics/Electricity, and Mechanics.Undergraduate Research Associate at Louisiana State University from January 2007 to July 2010 (3 years 7 months) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area * Modeled aging process of multi-pixel photon counter for long term use in Tokai to Kamioka: Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment* Developed C++ scripts to simulate expected neutrino yield in data after five years of running* Collaborated for three months in Tokai, Japan to aid in installation of scintillator modules* Calibrated installed scintillator modules using cosmic rays.
Jessica Brinson's education and work readiness background:Jessica Brinson holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Higher Energy Physics from The Ohio State University, where she worked as adoctoral research associate from 2010-2015. Her undergraduate work at Louisiana State University, where she completed a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physics in 2005. Jessica Brinson has experience working in the laboratory and has thesis projects that she is currently working on.Jessica Brinson is currently employed as a research associate at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NNRL). She is currently working on a project that focuses onDeveloping affordable, green power technologies for small businesses. In her previous work, Jessica has exhibited great experience in managing resources and managing research projects. As a result, she is well-equipped to handle projects that are sizable and have multiple parts. She is also confident in her abilities as a communicator and makes sure that everyone involved in the project is on the same page.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Jessica Brinson's technical skills:Jessica Brinson is a senior data scientist at Nielsen. * Developed neural nets related to coding items based on item descriptions* Implemented improvement to model that removes Machine initiated Channel Changes to set top box data* Performed cluster analysis using census data to categorize US households* Performed weighting and validation studies to ensure digital and TV samples were representative* Created global Python Users Group that teaches Python syntax and coding basics through interactive webinars* Developed code in Python, SAS, and SQL to pull data from different sources, analyze data, and build models* Performed in Xtreme Challenges and Hackathons that required a broad knowledge of machine learning and modeling.
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 1 month(s)
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