Laura Rupprecht

/ˈlɔːrə ˈruː.prɛkt/

Engineer, Speech Scientist, Data Enthusiast.

Los Angeles, California

Skills

Computer

    Python

    NumPy

    JavaScript

    MongoDB

    SQL

    MATLAB

    Bash Scripting

    Git & SVN Version Control

    LaTeX

Languages

    Spanish

    Basic Persian (Farsi)

Experience

Technical Lead

ZEFR, Los Angeles, CA

  • Designed object model in Python to organize sets of Ad targets on AdWords
  • Used AdWords API to place Ads and update information from AdWords
  • Implemented bulk operations and aggregate pipelines in Mongo database to speed up file import/export

Speech Scientist / Research Engineer

Interactions Corp, Franklin, MA

  • Designed experiments and analyzed data sets with Python tools and Bash scripts
  • Created statistical language models and probabilistic context-free grammars for use with AT&T Watson speech recognition engine
  • Performed classification of text using machine learning techniques
  • Responsible for cleaning and pre-processing of large data sets

Research Associate

Boston University Hearing Research Center, Boston, MA

  • Developed MATLAB program library for digital image signal processing
  • Developed image filtering and cross-correlation scheme for sub-pixel motion analysis
  • Designed data structure and organization scheme

Education

MEng, Biomedical Engineering

Boston University, Boston, MA

BS, Biomedical Engineering

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Contact Me

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