Senior Data Scientist
Battelle Memorial Institute
Dr. Friedenberg is an Applied Statistician and Data Scientist whose work mainly focuses on extracting meaningful information and structures from large, high-dimensional datasets. At Battelle, he has utilized his skills in Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning to successfully analyze complex high dimensional data in fields such as Neuroscience, Chemical Forensics, Medical Devices, and Astronomy as well as large health care and insurance databases.He also has developed several image processing tools that are used by clients in the National Security realm. Dr. Friedenberg has extensive experience developing statistical software using R and Matlab including developing Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs)and integrating statistical software into larger software platforms. At Battelle he is a member of the award winning EluciData™ team and has led analytics work on Battelle's Neural bypass technology and Resource Effective Bioidentification System. At Carnegie Mellon, he designed and implemented procedures for detecting distant astronomical sources such as galaxies and quasars in large telescope images as well as methods for extracting brain activation patterns from high-resolution fMRI brain scan experiments. He also excels in presenting material to both technical and non-technical audiences and has experience teaching Statistical methodology to audiences of various technical abilities.