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Omer Kara

Omer Kara


Data Scientist & Econometrician / Software Developer

CHS | Eskisehir


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Course

Introduction to Python

My New Certification

Data Scientist Associate

Data enthusiast, turning information into intelligence with a smile.

My Work

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Functions for Manipulating Data in PostgreSQL


Introduction to SQL


Introduction to SQL

My Certifications

These are the industry credentials that I’ve earned.

Data Scientist Associate

Data Scientist Associate

Other Certificates

DataCamp Data Scientist Associate

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

CHS Inc. | Jul 2022 - Present

Data Scientist and Econometrician

• Churn Loss Analysis (in progress) • Tools: Econometrics, Machine Learning, R, R Markdown, ETL, EDA
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CHS Inc. | Jan 2022 - Present

Software Developer

• Job: Building the “Crack Spread Platform”, a shiny web app (in progress) OF HVDC IN TURKEY AND IN THE WORLD. • Tools: R, R Markdown, shiny, HTML, CSS, ETL, EDA

CHS Inc. | Jul 2021 - Present

Software Developer

• Job: Building the “Hog Crush Platform”, a shiny web app (in marketing) • Tools: R, R Markdown, shiny, HTML, CSS, Azure DevOps, Git, ETL, EDA

Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi | Jan 2019 - Present

Faculty Member, Ph.D.

• Created course design, lecture format, course materials, and online assessment materials. • Authored course materials are available at the Akademi Ekonometri Web Site. • Course videos are available on Akademi Ekonometri YouTube Channel. • Courses in English: Economics (14 sections) • Courses in Turkish: Econometrics I (9 sections), Econometrics II (11 sections), Time Series Analysis (7 sections), Econometric Research I (8 sections), Econometric Research II (7 sections), Economics (10 sections), Introduction to Economics (3 sections), Econometrics (1 section), Econometric Modelling and Time Series Analysis - Masters (3 sections), Financial Econometrics - Masters (2 section)

North Carolina State University | May 2018 - Jan 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher

• Project Details: - Funding: USDA Forest Service - Supervisor: Professor Barry Goodwin and Professor Jeffrey Prestemon - Project Title: “Understanding Global Forest Product Market Effects of Trade Measures to Address Illegal Wood Fiber Sourcing” • Created a collaborative reproducible research environment using Git, R, and R Markdown. • Accelerated data collection/cleaning and statistical/exploratory data analysis steps with flexible user–written R functions and check procedures.

North Carolina State University | Jan 2017 - May 2018

Teaching Assistant

• Assisted Dr. Margolis and Dr. Fiori with grading assignments and exams. • Courses: Intermediate Microeconomics (1 section), Macro Fundamentals (1 section)

North Carolina State University | Aug 2016 - Jan 2017

Research Assistant

• Project Details: - Funding: North Carolina State University - Supervisor: Professor Barry Goodwin - Project Title: “Dynamics of U.S. Housing and Primary Building Materials in the Presence of Structural Breaks” • Created a conceptual framework, collected data in a reproducible way, and performed a through econometric analyses on R and GAUSS.

North Carolina State University | Aug 2014 - May 2016

Independent Instructor

• Created course design, lecture format, and assessment materials. • Developed and lectured course materials. • Mentored students providing individualized learning support and online assignments. • Courses: Fundamentals of Economics (6 sections), Principles of Microeconomics (2 sections) • Courses: Fundamentals of Economics and Principles of Microeconomics (8 sections)

North Carolina State University | Aug 2013 - May 2014

Teaching Assistant

• Assisted Dr. Hyman as head teaching assistant and lab instructor. • Developed and lectured lab materials independently. • Improved students’ performance by implementing a collaborative learning environment. • Courses: Fundamentals of Economics (5 sections)

My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), EconomicsNorth Carolina State University | 2018
Master of Science (M.S.), Agricultural and Resource EconomicsNorth Carolina State University | 2012
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), EconomicsBahcesehir University | 2008

About Me

Omer Kara

For more details please see my website: https://omerkara.netlify.app/

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