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Philemon Enyeah Acha
Data Scientist , flanders
Gent, Belgium
I just graduated from Gent University in Belgium with a Master degree in Statistical data analysis. Enthusiastic researcher in new machine learning techniques. Fluent in SAS, R, SPSS, SQL but open to learn more. Would like the chance to use my knowledge help grow both the company I am working for and myself.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Master thesis on Sex frequency and relationship duration: the role of age and partner constellation. Findings from the Sexpert-study, a Flemish population-based survey into sexual health.

Worked on project involving repeated measures over time using model building techniques for clustered and longitudinal data.
Dealing with fixed as well as random measurement times.
Worked on project building models and creating reports on categorical data with binary response variable using logistic regression.

Report on project involving categorical data using proportional odds model.
Report on project involving modelling data with count response and rates using Poisson models regression (including Zero-inflated and hurdle models).
Worked on project involving model building, model diagnosis and reporting results using multiple linear regression with continuous response variable.
Correcting for confounding and effect modification while balancing for bias and efficiency.
Detecting and taking decisions on influential observations using Leverage and Cock’s distance.

Using non-parametric model (Kaplan-Meier estimator) for estimating survival functions and hazards, group comparison with log rank test, proportional hazards models for hazards over time.
Proportional hazards model with time varying covariates, cause-specific hazards, and marginal model for repeated events.

Worked on project investigating frequency measures of diseases (prevalence and incidence rates), effects (causality, risk difference relative risk, odds ratio, attributive risk).
Using life tables, estimating hazard rates and ratios. Dealing with bias, confounding, matching. Looking at different epidemiological designs ecological study, clinical trial, and community trial.
Project on clinical trials, types of experimental designs, sample size and power calculations, treatment allocation, concepts, and methodology for stopping and early termination of trials (interim analysis, adaptive designs).

I have acquired a wide range of knowledge through my years studying with three master degrees, in Zoology(Parasitology) in the university of Buea Cameroon, Nematology (Gent university Belgium) and Statistical data analysis (Gent university). I am fluent in SAS, R, SPSS, SQL and currently learning new machine learning techniques.
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Pigin English
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