Jared Beekman

Analyst

Mr. Beekman is a Certified Analytics Professional with over 6 years of experience applying analytics to create insights and value from data across government and private industry domains. He has built mission execution and reporting tools, pricing/performance models, and staffing optimization models in support of Commander, Navy Installations Command; Applied calibrated opinion pooling algorithms across classification prediction distributions to boost predictive power in support of an insider threat detection program for IARPA; Developed Bayesian networks with application to suicide analysis, infrastructure resiliency, and water-pipe networks; and has delivered technical training and taught professional short courses. These analyses require data mining, machine learning, applied statistics, modeling & simulation, database and spreadsheet development, risk & decision analysis, data visualization, and cost-benefit analysis. Mr. Beekman is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and through his experience and coursework he is an experienced programmer using Visual Basic for Applications in Microsoft Access and Excel, Python, SQL, R, Netica, HTML, PHP, Alteryx, D3, ExtendSim, and GIS. He is also passionate about human-centered design thinking and prototyping, facilitation, technical writing, training, and improving decision confidence and visibility.

Education

M.S.     Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, expected 2020

B.S.      Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2014

Selected Publications and Presentations

Beekman, J., and Liebe, R., “Cost Estimation Procedures within Pricing/Performance Model for Navy Security and Safety Programs,” presentation to Military Operations Research Society Symposium, 2018

Woodaman, R.F., Beekman, J., and R. Liebe, “System Dynamics Model of Aviation Ground Mishaps: A Brief Pilot Study,” presentation to Military Operations Research Society Symposium, 2018

Chen, T., Beekman, J., and Guikema, S.D., “Drinking Water Distribution System Asset Management: Statistical Modeling of Pipe Breaks”, presentation to ASCE Pipelines Conference, 2017

Beekman, J., Maiello, R., Baker, R., Hepler, A., and Liebe, R., “SafePOM Pricing/Performance Model for Safety and Occupational Health Program,” presentation to Military Operations Research Society Symposium, 2017

Beekman, Jared, “PCA for Wavelet Decomposition and ARMA Forecasting: A Case Study of the Netherlands,” presentation to WINDINSPIRE Wind Energy Intermittency; From Wind Farm Turbulence to Economic Management Workshop, 2013