Danny Luo Data Scientist, UToronto Math & Physics Student

About

I am a data scientist with a strong mathematical background and experience in big data and machine learning. I am currently an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto, studying math & physics, with a CGPA of 3.97, and expected to graduate May 2018.

I have experience in industry data science, as well as traditional data analysis in academic research roles in physics. I completed an internship in Summer 2017 with ZeroGravityLabs, an innovation lab of LoyaltyOne, on blockchain and big data. Furthermore, I have completed machine learning projects in housing price prediction and city planning, and wrote a guide with over 200 Github stars on setting up Spark with AWS. I also do machine learning projects and kaggle competitions with the UofT Data Science Team.

In addition, I am an educator of mathematics and data science mentor. I have been a math teaching assistant at UofT since my sophomore year and have collaborated with faculty to develop curriculum for a data science course. I have also mentored participants and judged projects at HackOn(Data) 2017 — a Toronto data science hackathon.

I am currently learning statistics, probability theory, machine learning, neural networks, and algorithms & data structures.

See LinkedIn and Projects on sidebar. My Resume

Personal Photo
Photo Credits to K.M.

Honors

Name Year
Norman Stuart Robertson Scholarship in Mathematics 2017
Coexter Scholarship in Mathematics 2017
C.L. Burton Scholarships for Mathematics and/or Physical Sciences 2017, 2016
Third Place at HackOn(Data) 2016
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award 2016 (UToronto)
2015 (UWaterloo)
Dr. James A. & Connie P. Dickson Scholarship in Science and Math 2015
University of Toronto Scholar
Joseph Alfred Whealey Incourse Scholarship
2015
Howard Ferguson Provincial Scholarship 2014
2015*, 2016*, 2017*

* : Renewed for


Personal

  • Avid reader. Favourites: East of Eden, Flowers for Algernon, Brothers Karamazov, Lolita, The Count of Monte Cristo, Fahrenheit 451
  • Social Dancer - Salsa & Bachata. Plan on learning Argentine Tango, Kizomba
  • Guitar, jazz & classical piano
  • Volleyball, tennis, ultimate frisbee
  • Dabbler in writing


Acknowledgements

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