Tonight the final season of Game of Thrones begins and I thought to myself, what could possibly make the finale to nine years of epic fantasy even more exciting? I present to you Game of Thrones Finale Bingo! (Yes, I went to Catholic school.) It’s in Excel, so it should be pretty accessible for anyone … More Game of Thrones Finale
I wrote an article on LinkedIn about my favorite introductory statistics textbooks.
On Saturday, October 6, 2018, I spoke to the Business and Data Analytics Club at CSU Fullerton about my work at Southern California Edison. I discussed the Clean Power and Electrification Pathway, the residential solar forecast, and applications of machine learning for predictive maintenance. CSUF Business and Data Analytics Club
In case you missed it, here’s the video from my keynote at Chapman’s Careers Day for statisticians from earlier this year. 2018 SCASA Careers Day Keynote – Alejandro Komai (SCE)
I was interviewed by the Utility Analytics Institute for their Member Spotlight.
SAP and Esri hosted a Hackathon in Palm Springs back in March 2018. I attended with Matthew Mendoza, Ph.D. (captain), Sophie Lellis-Petrie, and Mark Turgeon, also from Southern California Edison. Our machine learning model to identify areas that were most likely to adopt solar merited a tie for second place! We used SAP HANA as … More Second Place at SAP-Esri Hackathon 2018
I gave the keynote for Chapman University and the American Statistical Association’s Careers Day for statisticians.
I co-presented at Utility Analytics Week in San Antonio in November: Reliability-Centered Predictive Maintenance Models Using Machine Learning Algorithms. This is based on the work I’ve been doing on predictive maintenance in Maintenance, Performance, and Reliability at Southern California Edison.
I will be a panelist on the “Careers Outside of Academia” panel at UC Irvine’s first Diversity in Mathematics Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Attendees will receive a t-shirt and will be invited to a showing of Hidden Figures in the evening. For more information go to: UCIDIMF
I presented joint research with Cathy Zhang and Tai-Wei Hu at the Chicago Federal Reserve: http://www.chicagofed.org/webpages/events/2013/money_banking_payments_finance.cfm#