Curriculum


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Profile: Senior Data Scientist

Big-Data integration, analysis and visualization; Machine learning expert; Database guru.

With applications in Social medias, Biofuels, Recommendation systems and Healthcare (personalized medicine).

Education

2007 - 2009

Ph.D. in Computer Science, bioinformatics specialization
Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Thesis: "Classification, Clustering and Data-Mining of Biological Data"
Advisor: Peter Z. Revesz. With honors. GPA: 3.85/4.

2004 - 2007

Master's degree and Engineer Certificate in Computer Science (Diplôme d'ingénieur)
Grande Ecole ENSICAEN (National Graduate School of Engineering), Caen, France
Earned with distinctions and ranked #3 of the promotion. Minor: Image processing.

2002 - 2004

Bachelor's degree in Science (Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes écoles)
Lycée Chateaubriand, Rennes, France
Majors: Mathematics and Physics. Minors: Computer science, chemistry, engineering

Experience

Since June 2009

Post-doctoral fellow
Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics and Department of Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Developing the EnzymeTracker, a web-based database that aims at facilitating the sharing and the tracking of experiments conducted on 23 fungal species - from DNA sequencing to functional annotation and enzymatic activity characterization.
Designing a data warehouse to integrate and analyze fungal -omics data.

2007 - 2009

Research Assistant
Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

2007 - 2008

Teacher Assistant
Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Taught C++, PHP, MySQL, HTML and CSS for the CSE156 lab course during the Spring and the Fall semesters (~45 students)

Summer 2008

Research Assistant
Biochemistry Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Developed a program for automated cell tracking using computer vision techniques.

Summer 2007

Linux System Administrator and Research Assistant
Bioinformatics Core Research Facility, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Designed and administrated the new website and the new MySQL database. Configured and administrated the servers (Red Hat Linux).
Implemented 2 tracks for the GenomeBrowser.

Summer 2006

Research Assistant
Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Group, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Developed a program to detect and track people in video streams in real time to support security agents in a bank using computer vision techniques. Calibrated the cameras.
Improved the detection rate above 90%. Implemented using Matlab and C.

Summer 2005

I.T. Manager Assistant
Nicholas O'Dwyer Ltd, Dublin, Ireland
Administrated the network (6 servers, 90 computers) and the MS SQL database. Designed macros for MS Excel for estimating engineers efficiency. Created templates for MS Word with embedded fields from the MSSQL database.

Since May 2004

Founder and C.E.O.
Les Chevaliers Croisés, France
Developing and managing the website of the company.
Designing embroidery patterns (188 patterns). Advertising in specialized magazines.

Skills

Databases

Relational: SQL language. MySQL, PostgreSQL.
Constraint: Datalog language. MLPQ and IRIS systems.
Design: Merise method for database normalization (5NF).

Machine Learning

Algorithms: Support Vector Machines (SVMs), Decision trees, Bayesian classifiers, Neural nets.
Reclassification: Data and classification integration.
Computer Vision: Various algorithms (Mean-Shift, Soft-assign, ...). Camera calibration.

Bioinformatics

Broad knowledge of bioinformatics algorithms and tools, in particular Genome assembly, Markov models (HMMs), "-Omics" data analysis, Sequence comparison, Structure comparison, Phylogeny.
Biological data warehousing, including BioMart, InterMine, BioXRT, Pathway Tools.
Laboratory Information Management Systems.

Software development

Modeling: UML, Design-patterns.
Tools: Eclipse, CVS/SVN, Tomcat.

Web development

Languages: Ajax, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript, OWL (semantic web), PHP, RDF, RSS, XML.
Frameworks: ExtJS (JavaScript), CodeIgniter (PHP)

Other Languages

Java, C/C++, Lisp, PERL, Prolog.

Refereed Publications

Triplet, T. & Butler, G. (2013) A review of genomic data warehousing systems. Briefings in Bioinformatics, doi:10.1093/bib/bbt031.
[full text] [more] IF: 7.75
Triplet, T. & Butler, G. (2013) BenchDW: a generic framework for biological data warehouse benchmarking. In Proc. 28th ACM Symposium On Applied Computing, Bioinformatics track, Coimbra, Portugal, ACM
[full text] Acceptance rate: 24%
Triplet, T. & Butler, G. (2012) The EnzymeTracker: an open-source laboratory information management system for sample tracking. BMC bioinformatics, 13(15)
[full text] [pubmed] [more] [highly accessed] IF: 3.49
Triplet, T., Powlowski, J., Tsang, A. & Butler, B. (2011) EnzymeTracker: A Web-based System for Sample Tracking with Customizable Reports. In Proc. 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics, Biocomputational Systems and Biotechnologies, Venice, Italy, pp 84-90, IARIA
[full text] [invited for additional publication] Acceptance rate: 26%
Revesz, P. & Triplet, T. (2011) Temporal Data Classification Using Linear Classifiers. Information Systems, 36(1):30-41
[full text] IF: 1.46
Triplet, T. & Butler, G. (2011) Systems Biology Warehousing: Challenges and Strategies toward Effective Data Integration. In Proc. 3rd International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications, St. Maarten, pp 34-40, IARIA
[full text] Acceptance rate: 29%
Shortridge, M.D., Triplet, T., Revesz, P., Griep, M.A. & Powers, R. (2011) Bacterial protein structures reveal phylum dependent divergence. Computational biology and chemistry, 35(1):24-33
[full text] [pubmed] IF: 1.53
Triplet, T., Shortridge, M., Griep, M., Stark, J., Powers, R. & Revesz, P. (2010) PROFESS: a PROtein Function, Evolution, Structure and Sequence database. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, 2010:baq011
[full text] [pubmed] IF: 3.18
Revesz, P. & Triplet, T. (2010) Classification integration and reclassification using constraint databases. Artificial intelligence in medicine, 49(2):79-91
[full text] [pubmed] [more] IF: 1.58
Revesz, P. & Triplet, T. (2009) Temporal Data Classification Using Linear Classifiers. In Proc. 13th East European Conference on Advances of Databases and Information Systems, Riga, Latvia, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5739:347-361, Springer
[full text] [invited for additional publication]
Revesz, P. & Triplet, T. (2008) Reclassification of Linearly Classified Data Using Constraint Databases. In Proc. 12th East European Conference on Advances of Databases and Information Systems, Pori, Finland, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5207:231-245, Springer
[full text]

Invited Talks

Triplet, T. (2013) TBD. In Proc. 3rd International Conference on Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Philadelphia, USA, declined.

Triplet, T. & Butler, B. (2012) Systems Biology Warehousing: a Benchmark of Frameworks for Effective Data Integration. In Proc. International Conference and Exhibition on Metabolomics & Systems Biology, San Francisco, USA. Journal of Computer Science and Systems Biology, 5(1):109
[more]

Posters and Other Conferences Talks (selection)

Triplet, T. & Butler, B. (2013) A review of genomic data warehousing systems. In Proc. 11th Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference, Vancouver, Canada
[poster] [more]
Triplet, T. & Butler, B. (2012) Fungal data warehousing: a benchmark of frameworks for effective data integration. In Proc. Annual General Meeting for Genozymes, Montreal, Canada

Triplet, T., Powlowski, J., Tsang, A. & Butler, B. (2010) The EnzymeTracker, a platform for tracking cloning and expression of fungal enzymes. In Proc. 2nd Annual General Meeting for the Cellulosic Biofuel Network, Ottawa, Canada
[poster] [more]
Triplet, T., Shortridge, M., Griep, M., Stark, J., Powers, R. & Revesz, P. (2009) PROFESS: a PROtein Function, Evolution, Structure and Sequence database. In Proc. 11th International Congress on Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins, Vienna, Austria. Amino Acids, 37(suppl. 1):95, Springer
[more]
Triplet, T. & Revesz, P. (2008) Reclassification of Linear Classifiers. In Proc. 5th Midwest Database Research Symposium, Chicago, USA
[poster] [more]

Program Committee Member

Sept. 2012

Facilitator for the COP11 World Wide Views on Biodiversity event in Montréal.
Lead and moderated discussions on biodiversity topics between participants.

2012 - 2013

Program committee member of the 5th International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications (DBKDA 2013), Seville, Spain.

Since 2012

Member of the International Editorial Reviewer Board of the journal Artificial Intelligence Research.

Since 2012

Review for the Journal of Student Research.

Since 2010

Reviewer for the journal Constraints.

2011

Reviewer for the Journal of Engineering and Computer Innovations.

2011 - 2012

Program committee member of the 4th International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications (DBKDA 2012), Reunion island.

2009 - 2010

Program committee member of the 4th International Workshop on Semantics in Data and Knowledge Bases (SDKB 2010), Bordeaux, France.

Awards and Fellowships

2012

Travel award for the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Administrators conference.

2008 - 2009

Doctoral research and teaching assistantships.

2008 - 2009

Milton E. Mohr fellowship for outstanding students in biotechnology.

2007

"Beginning to make a difference" prize by the University of Nebraska.

2006 - 2007

International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) fellowship.

2006

European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students (ERASMUS) fellowship.

2002

"Approfondissement intellectuel" (Deeper intellectual development) prize.

1999

Regional prize (2nd rank) at the mathematical European competition Kangourou.

1998 - 2002

Awarded 18 distinctions in high-school for excellence in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Societies and Organizations

2004 - 2012

Founder and C.E.O. of Les Chevaliers Croisés.

Since 2011

Member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec.

Since 2009

Member of the National Postdoctoral Association.

Since 2009

Invited member of the National Scholars Honor Society.

2006 - 2008

Vice-President of the International Student Organization of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

2005 - 2006

President of ENSICAEN Chess club.

Languages

English

Fluent

French

Native speaker

Latin

Basics (written)

Ancient Greek

Basics (written)