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Hi, I am

Andy Challis

I am a consultant.

about me

Day to day

BLOGGING

I set myself interesting projects to do in my spare time and create articles to share through various blogging platforms.

DEVELOPING

I enjoy developing proof-of-concept pieces as well as producing production quality code.

MANAGEMENT

I have learned to manage my time very effectively after working on accounts that used scrum and agile methodologies.

PROBLEM SOLVING

I love to be given a puzzle to crack! This ties back to my blogging as I constantly have a side project that I work on in my spare time.

Work Process

DISCOVER

IDEA

DESIGN

DEVELOP

TEST

LAUNCH

Clients/Employers

Fun Fact

15 Countries Visited

I love Christmas

I don’t drink hot beverages

I play lacrosse

Other Pages

Rpubs Blog Shiny Apps

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WORK HISTORY

Sept 2016 – Current

Consultant Data Scientist

Capgemini

I currently work for Capgemini. I have worked on multiple accounts throughout the country, which have ranged from Government clients in the public sector to Water companies in the private sector. I have implemented a wide range of technologies to deliver quality services in demanding time constraints.

EDUCATION

June 2016

Msci Mathematics and Statistics (Medical Statistics)

Lancaster University – 1st Class honours

During my Masters Degree at Lancaster University I studied variety of applied mathematics and statistical fields. All of these courses then accumulated into the production of my dissertation: “Outlier detection and robust estimation of linear and non linear regression models”.

June 2015

Mathematics and Statistics

Texas A&M University – 1st Class honours

While studying at Texas A&M University on a study abroad year I was enrolled on all honours courses, as well as playing as a LSM/Defender for the University Lacrosse team. During which I got to travel around Texas and the surrounding states to play other MCLA D1 lacrosse Universities.

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Coding Skills

R

SQL

LaTeX

Docker

Other Attributes

Tenacity

Teamwork

Leadership

Articles

Python: Geeking my way to hotel points

Python: API’s are friends not food – Confluence

On the job nifty hacks – Postgres

CSS: Making fontawesome animations that make sense

PHP: nbconvert – A wordpress plugin for Jupyter notebooks

Docker: Creating a portable image recognition app with TensorFlow and Shiny

Python: A Folium Cheatsheet

A one page cheatsheet dedicated to the Folium

Python: Hacking Bokeh to create useful tools

How to use the Bokeh Javascript library through a python JavaScript wrapper to create a ground truthing tool for object detection

Python: Contributing to the Folium library

A brief overview of my recent contributions to the Folium Python library, an open source interactive geographical visualisation javascript wrapper.

R: Twitter sentiment analysis of the top 5 UK supermarkets

R: Introduction to R – Visualisations

A brief introduction to visualising data in R using the grammar of graphics plotting library written by Hadley Wickham dubbed 'ggplot2'

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