Experienced in Analytics
Computational Mathematical Sciences
Location: Tempe, AZ, United States
University: Arizona State University
Major: Computational Mathematical Sciences

Experienced in Analytics

RACHEL FURPHY

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Arizona State University, SoMSS
Expected Graduation: May 2017
Bachelor of Science: Computational Mathematical Sciences
-Frequently featured on Dean’s List
-GPA: 3.6

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Discover Financial Services, Phoenix, AZ
May 2016 - August 2016
Business Analytics Intern
-Developed new rule for detection of suspect (false claims) fraud through data analysis of Discover’s large fraud data tables that was predicted to save Discover $2M annually
-Also developed detailed tracking system in SAS (Proc SQL) for tracking current detection methods and their efficiency

SKILLS

SAS, SQL, Excel
-Developed beginner skills for SAS/SQL during internship at Discover involving data management. Developed intermediate Excel skills on data analysis that built on school stats courses.

MatLab, R, Python, Java
-Developed beginner/intermediate skills during classwork/projects at Arizona State

Customer Service
-Developed interpersonal skills during various customer service part-time jobs during college

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Participant in the Kakehashi Project
August 2014
-Selected to be 1 of 24 students sent on a 10-day study tour to Japan, encouraging interaction and teamwork between the young minds of both countries.
-Strengthened ability to adapt to new scenarios while abroad

Upcoming School Projects
Estimated Completion: April 2017
-Mathematical Modelling - will be trying to find a model for a population’s growth.
-Experimental Statistics - will be trying to apply multilinear regression to two real-world projects.

excel, sas, sql, python, r, matlab, java, analytics, analyst, data, math