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Quazi Farhan

Research Analyst @ Innovations for Poverty Action

Summary

My current work involves processing production data from 100+ Ready Made Garments factories in Bangladesh and trying to gain insight about the productivity and efficiency factors across different organizations. This is a research project conducted by the Economics department of University of Oxford, England in collaboration with Innovations for Poverty Action.

Work History

2014Present

Senior Research Analyst

Innovations for Poverty Action, Bangladesh
  • Gained experience about data acquisition and data management from field level
  • Cleaned and calibrated data gathered from various sources and in diverse formats using Python
  • Performed data wrangling, validation, visualization and clustering
  • Presented reports of our findings to stakeholders
  • Automated huge portion of previously existing workflow based on Excel and Stata to Python scripts 
20102011

Lecturer, Computer Science

Institute of Science, Trade and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Conducted undergraduate courses (Digital Logic Design, Algorithm)

Education

2016In Progress

M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering

United International University, Bangladesh

CGPA: 3.8 out of 4.0

Relevant Courses: Neural Network, Machine Learning, Research Methodology

20062010

B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering

Military Institute of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

CGPA: 3.4 out of 4.0

Skills

  • Data collection, organization, cleaning, validation and visualization
  • Python, SciPy, Pandas, Jupyter Notebook

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