Ryan Hoffman
Grad Student, Full-Stack Data Scientist
About Me

Ryan Hoffman received a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2012 from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, working under Prof. May Wang. His graduate research has included work in the areas of histopathological image processing, critical care informatics, and FHIR application development.

  • Location . . . . . Atlanta, GA
  • Citizenship . . . . . USA
Core Competencies
Big Data Development

Extensive experience with tools and languages for working with large data sets.

Teaching and Leadership

Extensive experience leading and administering classroom and peer-group projects.

Data Management

Experience with sensitive data, HIPAA PHI, and data governance.

Systems Administration

Experience managing multi-user Linux-based data storage and computation systems.

Hobbies and Interests
Ham Radio K4WR
CNC Software
Eagle Scout
Experience and Education
2013 – Present
Graduate Research Assistant
Georgia Tech

Research in biomedical big data informatics.

Data Science Intern
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Enterprise-scale Hadoop, processing of medical signals.

2011 – 2013
Intern / Consultant
Cosman Medical Inc.

Finite element simulation and image processing.

2013 – Present
Georgia Tech and
Emory University
Atlanta, GA3.88 GPA

Joint PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering (BME)

2008 – 2012
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, GA3.85 GPA

BS Biomedical Engineering, with Highest Honors


Teaching assistant with 18 semesters total experience.

Awards and Honors
  • NSF Summer School on BioX Student Fellow
  • NIH T32 Computational Biology and Predictive Health Training Fellowship
  • National Merit Scholar
  • Eagle Scout
  • Languages
    • Scala
    • Java
    • Python
    • Shell Scripting
    • MATLAB
    • C++
    • JavaScript
    • SQL
    • HTML / CSS / JS
  • Frameworks / Technologies
    • FHIR
    • Hadoop
    • Apache Spark
    • Akka

Cloud Platforms
    • Amazon AWS
    • Microsoft Azure
  • Techniques
    • Machine Learning
    • DSP
    • Visualization
    • Rule Mining
  • Tools
    • LabVIEW
    • Simulink
    • SolidWorks
    • Fusion 360
    • COMSOL

    • Linux
    • MS Office
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