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Jeffrey A. Stevens

Rochester Hills, MI

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cell: 614-859-2657

cell: 508-344-6044

Solution-oriented and versatile professional. Proven ability to work successfully with diverse individuals to achieve organizational goals and meet targets on time and within budget. Ability to create and modify data and perform advanced statistical analysis. Ability to quickly learn new tools and understand new areas of data.


Key Competences

  • Data Integration
  • Analytics, Data Analysis
  • Multitasking
  • Training/Motivation
  • Detail-oriented
  • Published, Peer Reviewed
  • Data Models
  • Leadership/Team Building
  • Oral/Written Communication
  • Process Improvement
  • Problem Resolution
  • Hardware & Software Integration

SOFTWARE

LabVIEW - Integrated all hardware & software for DAQ and motion control for experimental data acquisition instrument; Integrated hardware & software for DAQ for aerosol mass and size measurements

R - Used for manipulating (dplyr,tidyr) and visualizing (ggplot2) large data sets from aerosol engine exhaust and Monte Carlo simulations. Cousera coursework: R Programming, Reproducible Research, Exploratory Data Analysis, Getting and Cleaning Data, Statistical Inference ; Udacity coursework: Data Analysis with R

Origin - Fitting and plotting of 200+ data sets

Mathematica - Wrote scripts to extract /calculate data from molecular simulations files and molecular coordinate files; Automated generation and fitting of time-resolved spectrum

HTML/CSS/Javascript - Designed and maintained research group and personal webpage

Python - Converted existing aersol loss calculator to perform Monte Carlo simulations that allowed for a more accurate estimation of error in aerosol measurement; Ported Mathematica script for data extraction from molecular coordinate files

Octave (MATLAB) - Udacity coursework: Machine Learning

SigmaPlot - Prepared publication-quality figures

Microsoft Office Suite, LaTeX


Professional Profile


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ORISE Postdoctoral Research Participant

National Vechile and Fuel Emssions Laboratory, United State Environmental Protection Agency – Ann Arbor, MI

1/2016 - Present

Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer

UBS – Ann Arbor, MI

5/2015 – 1/2016

Graduate Teaching Associate, Research Associate, Post-Doctoral Researcher

The Ohio State University – Columbus, OH

9/2003 – 8/2011

Contract Lab Technician

Eastman Kodak Company Health Imaging Group – Oakdale, MN

9/2002 – 9/2003

Research Lab Assistant

University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN

9/2001 – 9/2002


ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Physics Instructor, MESH Department

Olympic College – Bremerton, WA

3/2014 – 6/2014

Lectured community college-level classes in introductory physics to diverse set of undergraduates.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Physics Department

Xavier University – Cincinnati, OH

8/2012 – 8/2013

Lectured undergraduate students in physics and astronomy.


EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Physics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Thesis: Ultrafast Spectroscopy Studies of Heme Proteins Cytochrome c and Myoglobin

Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


HONORS & AFFILIATIONS

American Association of Physics Teachers Outstanding TA Award, 2005

Hazel Brown Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2004

American Physical Society

American Association of Physics Teachers


PUBLICATIONS

  1. C. Zang, J. A. Stevens, J. J. Link, L. Guo, L. Wang, and D. Zhong, ``Ultrafast Proteinquake Dynamics in Cytochrome c,'' J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 131, 10677 (2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja8057293
  2. J. A. Stevens, J. J. Link, Y.-T. Kao, C. Zang, L. Wang, and D. Zhong, ``Ultrafast Dynamics of Resonance Energy Transfer in Myoglobin: Probing Local Conformation Fluctuations,'' J. Phys. Chem. B, 141, 1498 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp910013f
  3. C.-W. Chang, T.-F. He, L. Guo, J. A. Stevens, T. Li, L. Wang, and D. Zhong, ``Mapping Solvation Dynamics at the Function Site of Flavodoxin in Three Redox States,'' J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 132, 12741 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja1050154
  4. J. A. Stevens, J. J. Link, Y.-T. Kao, C. Zang, L. Wang, and D. Zhong, ``Ultrafast Dynamics of Nonequilibrium Resonance Energy Transfer and Probing Globular Protein Flexibility of Myoglobin,'' J. Phys. Chem. A, 116, 2610 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp206106j