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Tutor profile: Ben T.

Ben T.
Data Scientist @ Microsoft; Student @ University of Texas
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About Ben

About Ben
I'm Ben! I'm currently a computer science student at UT Austin. My work experience includes natural language processing research at UNT, software engineering at State Farm, and most recently machine learning at Microsoft. My tutoring approach always begins with getting an intuition for the material -- being able to visualize what's going on and why, rather than focusing on the formal details. Once this understanding is found, the details come naturally, and hands on tasks & practice problems solidify the concepts while providing students...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I've been tutoring for ~4 years now through my universities learning center and on various online platforms, and I spend most weekends mentoring students at hackathons. I've also taught a series of lectures on various new programming technologies for high school and college students.
University of Texas at Austin
Computer Science
Bachelor's Degree
2018 - 2022

Work Experience

Work Experience
Microsoft, Data Science Intern
2020 - Present
I worked with Python, Pandas, Sklearn, and Numpy to develop a model for human activity recognition, then implemented it with CoreML and Objective-C, beating the native iOS and Android models accuracy by over 30%
State Farm, Software Engineer Intern
2019 - 2019
I worked with Java, Spring, JavaScript, and React to develop an application used in three departments to accelerate development.

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