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Richard Barnes | Elance
 
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Richard Barnes

Designer of algorithms & beautiful code
   United States
  |   Minneapolis, MN
  |  5:52 pm Local Time

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Overview

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I develop time-efficient algorithms and interactive applications which solve problems in modeling, analysis, and on the web. My code can be found providing real-time bus arrivals for the web and mobile devices, and solving problems in climate modeling, disease modeling, hydrologic analysis, and terrain analysis.

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Apr 24, 2014|Mobile Applications|$986|Working
Jan 22, 2014|Data Analysis|$77|Completed
Nov 23, 2013|Web Programming|$139|Completed
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5.0
Nov 17, 2013|Web Programming|$200|Completed
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4.5

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Portfolio

Along with one other developer, I built MSPBus.org in a twelve hour hack-a-thon. The...
http://omgtransit.com
Climate Tracker is a simple model for visualizing historic climate data from the United...
http://199.180.129.98/~climatedude/
The Logo Designer is an application for Engineers Without Borders---USA. EWB-USA is an...
http://199.180.129.98/~ewblogo

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Employment

University of Minnesota
Research Specialist
2011 - 2013
Developed GIS hydrologic modeling software for determining wetland restorability on 60,000 sq km of 3m DEMs. The new algorithms I developed, coupled with parallel supercomputing, reduced run-times...
Institut fur Bioprozess- und Analysenmesstechnik
DAAD Professional Fellow
2012 - 2012
Developed sensors to record the neuroelectrical signals of muscle contractions, and associated analysis software. Demonstrated that myoimpedance represents a distinct signal class from regular...
Engineers Without Borders
Regional & Chapter Vice President
2009 - 2011
Oversaw international development projects in Haiti, Uganda, Guatemala, and Ghana. Managed $100k yearly budget and $100k endowment. Planned and led field assessment trip to Haiti. Led research...
University of Minnesota
Physics Research Assistant
2008 - 2011
University of Washington
Field Surveyor
2010 - 2010
Collected and combined GPS and total station data to develop maps of woody debris and stream beds on the Olympic Peninsula. Developed software interface for the SDR33 data logger.
University of Bristol
Research Collaborator
2009 - 2009
Developed sensor payload, operating system, data storage formats, and analysis software for an untethered, subglacial, flow-characterizing device. Field-tested the device in Greenland.
University of Alaska
Research Intern
2008 - 2008
Developed automated methods of predicting glacial calving based on image analysis of live-feed timelapse photography. Augmented, managed, and repaired a glacial sensor web including weather and GPS...

Education

University of Minnesota
Computer Science (grad-level) minor
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University of Minnesota
Mathematics minor
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University of Minnesota
Physics, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude
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University of Minnesota
Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude
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