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Thomas L

- Research Program Mentor

MSE candidate at University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)

Expertise

data analytics, business development, python, how to influence people and make friends, Formula 1 (in all aspects, from business, to driving)

Bio

I'm currently a Computer Information Technology graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Oddly enough, I grew up, not being a computer type of kid. I barely played video games, instead had this thing for cars, especially racing cars.

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Formula 1

Formula 1 is one of the most highly watched sports in the world. Extreme precision, high accuracy and excellent teamwork are the key constituents for a team to participate and win the grand prix. The moment anyone decides to act on their own, the team can either lose position or straight away get out of the competition. All the major teams like Mercedes, Ferrari, McLaren, Redbull, Alpine, Aston Martin, Haas, Alfa Romeo and Alpha Tauri are the world championship contenders. As a data enthusiast and a former Formula 1 prospect driver, I thought why not create a simple project to analyze an F1 dataset with data attributes like drivers, races, lap times, seasons data, pitstop status and other related attributes.

Coding skills

python, java, C, js

Languages I know

Portuguese - Native | Spanish - Fluent | Korean - Fluent | Italian - Proficient

Teaching experience

I'm a TA and I tutor other students as well.

Credentials

Work experience

2U (2019 - Current)
Curriculum Engineering

Education

Faculdade Italo Brasileira
BBA Bachelor of Business Administration (2013)
Business
University of Pennsylvania (UPenn)
MSE Master of Science in Engineering candidate
Computer and Information Technology

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