May 2010 – June 2015
Golden, CO

Senior Scientist

National Renewable Energy Lab

June 2008 – March 2010
San Francisco, CA

Analytics Researcher

Slide, Inc.

August 2005 – June 2008
Fort Collins, CO

Assistant Professor

Colorado State University

October 2003 – June 2005
Canberra, ACT, Australia


The Australian National University

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Fantasy Sports is a popular way for individuals to add another layer of enjoyment to their interest in sports. While fantasy sports …

In this paper, we examine the “hot hand” (and “cold hand”) phenomenon as it relates to the PGA Tour using data …

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world. Thirty teams play during …

This paper aims to quantify the amount of suitable rooftop area for photovoltaic (PV) energy generation in the continental United …

We provide a detailed estimate of the technical potential of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity generation throughout the …

We estimate the technical potential of rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV) for select US cities by combining light detection and ranging …

Fantasy sports, particularly the daily variety in which new lineups are selected each day, is a rapidly growing industry. The two …

Power use in data centers and high‐performance computing (HPC) facilities has grown in tandem with increases in the size and number of …

Building performance data are widely used for daily operation, improving building efficiency, identifying and diagnosing performance …

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A writer recently contacted me about pitching a story related to my paper with Andrew Urbaczewski on loss aversion in professional golf …

If you are a climber, imagine the following scenario. If not, bear with me and just note that this initial story is why we do this …

A co-author of mine (and my boss), Andrew Urbaczewski, and I were interviewed by Andy Johnson from The Fried Egg about our paper on …



An R API for basketball-reference.com


Winter 2019 Teaching Schedule (University of Denver):

  • INFO 4390: Advanced Predictive Modeling
    • Tu, Th 6 - 7.50
  • INFO 2020: Business Modeling
    • Section 5: Tu, Th 10 - 11.50
    • Section 6: Tu, Th 12 - 1.50

Previous Courses at DU:

  • INFO 2020 (multiple sections)
  • INFO 4390
  • INFO 3700 (Sports Analytics)

Previous Courses:

  • Data Analysis and Regression (CSU Grad)
  • Nonparametric Statistics (CSU Grad)
  • Multiple Regression Analysis (CSU UGrad)
  • Multivariate Analysis (CSU Grad)
  • Statistical Science (CSU Grad)
  • Advanced Theory of Statistics I (CSU Grad)
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes (ANU UGrad)
  • Probability (PSU UGrad)
  • Computing Environments (PSU Grad)
  • Introduction to Biostatistics (PSU UGrad)
  • Experimental Methods I (PSU UGrad)


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