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Rahul Bazaz

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Boston University dual degree in Computer Science & Management Information Systems, data analysis project with Channel 5 News Boston, research in Network Security

Education

Boston University - MA

Major: Computer Science

Major: Business Administration

Skills

Programming

Python, Java, SQL, Haskell, C, Git, LaTeX

Work Experience

Boston University Computer Science Research Lab

Undergraduate Research Assistant - Boston, MA - June 2016 - August 2016

Gateway Brewing Company

Market Analytics and Operations Intern - June 2015 - August 2015

Eureka Moment

Business Development Intern - May 2014 - July 2014

Projects

Computational Tools for Data Science

  • Collaborating with Kevin Rothstein from Channel 5 News Boston to study potential cases of civic corruption through donations to nonprofits.

Web Scraping and Linear Regression

  • Scraped hotel and attribute reviews from Tripadvisor.com using Python’s BeautifulSoup library. Ran regressions on data collected to analyze which attribute had the highest correlation to overall hotel reviews.

Text Analysis and Clustering

  • Evaluated the relevance of Yelp’s predefined restaurant categories by clustering restaurants based on these categories and on reviewers’ most repeated keywords, and testing for similarity between the two.