Before joining the Insight Data Science program, Dr. Kaplan was an experimental particle physicist. He earned his Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012, and held a prestigous Research Scientist position at New York University for five years.
In 2006, he joined the international ATLAS collaboration, at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva, Switzerland; contributing to the discovery of the Higgs boson and leading numerous other research projects using proton-proton collision data. These projects required advanced use of data analytics and machine learning in order to increase sensitivty to rare phenomena within massive datasets.
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