olyerickson

olyerickson

John is the Director of Research Operations at the Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Application (IDEA) and Deputy Director of the Web Science Research Center of the Tetherless World Constellation (TWC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), John coordinates, contributes, and teaches: In addition to supporting ongoing research, John mentors undergraduate researchers and co-teaches R-based courses in the IDEA Data INCITE pipeline including Intro to Data Math, Data Analytics Research Lab, and Health Analytics Challenge Lab; leads frequent on-campus R Bootcamps; and is the founder of RPIrates: The RPI R Users Group. Prior to joining RPI John was principal investigator on research at Hewlett-Packard Labs focusing on policy-based management and personalization of distributed, heterogeneous digital object repositories, content processing architectures and collaboration systems.