Former Student Research Computing Specialist
Purshottam Shivraj is currently a data scientist at eBay in California. He studied data science in graduate school at the University of Washington, and started working at the eScience Institute during the 2018 Winter Incubator program with Rob Fatland and Amanda Tan. He provided software and research support to researchers in scaling work on the cloud and leveraging machine learning.
He was currently working on a whale sound classification project using computer vision to classify whale sounds using acoustic features. Additionally, he participated in data science competitions on Kaggle and was a competition master on the platform doing natural language processing, computer vision, relational data sets, etc., and he works on related problems.