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									                                               Nicole Taheri
EDUCATION
STANFORD UNIVERSITY                                                                               Stanford, CA
PHD CANDIDATE                                                                 Expected Graduation: June 2012
Concentration: Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Relevant Coursework: Numerical Optimization, Linear Programming, Conic Optimization, Advanced Linear Algebra,
Linear Dynamical Systems, Optimal Control, Discrete Math, Randomized Algorithms, Partial Differential Equations,
Stochastics

TULANE UNIVERSITY                                                                                      New Orleans, LA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE                                                                                Graduation: May 2007
Major: Mathematics, Minors: Computer Science and Spanish

WORK EXPERIENCE
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE                                                                       Palo Alto, CA
STUDENT                                                                                    Summer 2009 & Summer 2010
   • Studied the feasibility of integrating Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the electricity grid
   • Implemented multiple techniques in R for reducing the energy bias in the power system
   • Proposed a study on the mechanism design of a network of Plug-in Electric Vehicles receiving and providing energy
     to the grid
   • Constructed and tested a model aggregation system for determining feasible charging and discharging schedules of
     Plug-in Electric Vehicles that maximizes profit
   • Created a data dictionary to serve as a resource for research and development in related to the aggregation of Plug-in
     Electric Vehicles
IBM T.J. WATSON RESEARCH CENTER                                                                           Hawthorne, NY
RESEARCH INTERN                                                                               June 2008 - September 2008
   • Collaborated with a financial organization to determine the risk of fraudulent transactions
   • Cooperated with computer security researchers to implement data mining techniques for classification
   • Implemented the developed techniques in R to detect and cluster frauds
STANFORD UNIVERSITY                                                                                         Stanford, CA
COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH ASSISTANT                                                                 June 2007 - June 2009
   • Analyzed the effects of Byzantine behavior in Border Gateway Protocol and internet routing
   • Monitored and analyzed the behavior of a clickbot in order to recognize such malware
   • Created a secure model web portal for hospital consultation
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
STANFORD UNIVERSITY ICME                                                                                   Stanford, CA
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE                                                                          September 2007 - Present
   • Prepared and directed department-wide meetings
   • Coordinated department events, including social and work related affairs
   • Consulted with both faculty and students concerning issues in the department
SIAM STANFORD UNIVERSITY CHAPTER                                                                           Stanford, CA
FINANCIAL MANAGER                                                                        September 2007 - February 2009
   • Completed training in banking skills to manage a financial plan
   • Controlled necessary actions to maintain the budget
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Technical Skills: Proficient in Matlab, L TEX, R, C, C++, Java, Python, SQL, Linux, Windows, Mac OS/X;Languages:
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Spanish; Awards: Tulane University Deans List, 4 semesters; Conference USA Swimming First Team, 2005; Confer-
ence USA Champion of the 1,650 yard freestyle, 2005; Extracurricular: Division 1 College Swimmer, 2003-2006; Tulane
Swimming Team Captain, 2003

								
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