Dr. Rachael A. Purta, Ctr.

Dr. Purta is a Research and Development Engineer/Scientist contractor from Radiance Technologies, and has worked on the ASSET project at the Center for Technical Intelligence Studies & Research (CTISR) since August 2019.  Her background is primarily in computer science-related topics, including computer systems, human-computer interaction, data science/machine learning, and software engineering.  On the ASSET team, she assists in various sensor-related, multithreading, cloud computing, and machine learning projects for future ASSET features.


Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, May 2019

Dissertation: Characterizing Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons for Studying Social Behavior

M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, November 2015

Thesis: Longitudinal Audio Data Collection and Emotional Analysis in the SCALE System Framework

B.A. in Computer Science & Creative Writing, Hiram College, May 2012

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