Omar HaneefTURNER CONTRUCTION, New York, NY Jan 2001 - PresentContractorCompleting and trouble shooting data migration project.
TIGRIS CONSULTING, New York, NY Dec 2000 – Dec 2001ConsultantSupported strategic sourcing initiative to save $1 billion over three years for a consumer products company. Built automated data collection and analysis applications that identified millions of dollars in savings. Worked closely with other consultants, analysts, managers and directors from the plant to the boardroom. Developed systems and reports to support management track global savings across all savings initiatives.
Analyzed $700 million annual expenditure for a metal and tool company to track strategic sourcing initiatives Handled all data analysis for the client with $1.8 billion in revenue. Merged spending data from different systems and business divisions into existing reporting systems. Identified, communicated and resolved data related problems arising from incompatible assumptions across systems.
Designed security system for internal human resource information system. Analyzed market for security products to determine appropriate solution for client through comparison of encryption
algorithms" Implemented table level security using built in MS Access tools with differential access for different user groups.
GERMAN NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER FOR INFO. TECH., Darmstadt, Germany Jul 1999 - Sep 1999Visiting Research ScholarVisiting scholar at the GMD, to promote research combining artificial intelligence and information retrieval. Designed, published and presented an information retrieval program for multi-national European project Independently suggested and developed project to enhance web search interface.
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New Brunswick, NJ Aug 1996 - Aug 1997ResearcherConducted independent research on computational models of human behavior for the Center for Cognitive Science. Quantified the utility of artificial intelligence technology in the interface used by search engines. Researched background of problems in neuroscience regarding the function of various cortical structures.
Programmed neural networks to model the function of these structures. Gathered and analyzed quantitative and qualitative data on the behaviour of users during data searches.
SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, Swarthmore, PA Jun /July 1994 and 1995Software EngineerDesigned and wrote computer programs, and wrote up their specifications using various languages including C. Coded applications that exploit “touch” feedback interfaces with potential benefits for the visually impaired. Wrote an application to run psychology experiments on humans that led to a publication in a professional journal.
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New Brunswick, NJ Sep 1997 - May 2000M.S, Computer Science and M.A, Cognitive Psychology Lehrman Research Fellowship (GRE: 710/740/740; GPA: 3.6) National Institute of Health Fellowship
SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, Swarthmore, PA Sep 1992 - Sep 1996B.S, Engineering Scott B. Lilly Scholarship (SAT: 690/720) Critical essay and book collection awards.
Technical Skills: Relational Databases, Computer Programming, Interface Design, Web Development,
C, C++, VBA, Perl, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, ASP, HTML. Exposure to SQL Server, Crystal Notes, Oracle Languages: Conversational in French and German