Noble Research Institute Summer internship

Undergrad Summer Internship at Noble Research Institute Job: Computing Services Data Intern  Overview The Noble Research Institute LLC is accepting applications for an intern in the Computing Services Solutions team for the summer of 2018.  The position is located in Ardmore, OK and is geared toward undergraduates in Analytics, Computer Science, or other related STEM… Read More »

Open Positions for Fall 2018: PhD level teaching/research assistantships

Open positions PhD-level teaching/research assistantships The School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Oklahoma has multiple PhD-level teaching and research assistantships available for the Fall 2018 semester. In the School of ISE, we are focusing on applying methods from analytics and systems engineering to problems in (i) Cyber-Physical-Social Systems and (i) Health… Read More »

Data Scientist Engineering Intern

I got an email from a current student in the analytics courses.  He is doing an internship this summer with Pioneer Natural Resources and told me that they are looking for additional intern this summer.   If you are interested, please see the following listing for a Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineering Intern.  Email Dr. Nicholson if you… Read More »

New Masters 2017!

This week I am very happy to congratulate all of the students completing their Master’s of Science and PhD degrees. Several of these students are my advisees and I am quite proud of their accomplishments.  As of today, all of my MSc students have defended their work.  And on Friday, my first PhD student will… Read More »

Teaching Scholar Award

Teaching Scholar Award November 2017:  It was just announced that Dr. Charles Nicholson has won the 2017 Teaching Scholar Award from the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma for excellence in the scholarship of teaching.  The announcement during the General College of Engineering faculty meeting last week was both a surprise and… Read More »

Game Theory and Strategic Thinking

Game Theory and Me “Game Theory”!? If you know what this is about, you are not alone. If you don’t, you are not alone either. When I tell people that my research is about game theory application in road-bridge transportation network. Reaction from most people are that their facial expression tells me they lost interest… Read More »

Multi-Drug Resistance in Cancer: Data Analysis for P-glycoprotein Inhibition

Drug efflux and P-glycoprotein Over time, cancerous cells have the ability to become resistant to treatments such as chemotherapy through several mechanisms. One of them is drug efflux, an otherwise useful body mechanism that protects normal cells by ensuring the intracellular drug concentration stays below a cell-killing threshold. Drug efflux is possible thanks to proteins… Read More »

NSGA-II explained!

Non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm II (NSGA-II) In this post, I will attempt to explain some basic ideas of multi-objective optimization and the non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm II (known as NSGA-II to it’s friends).  I will also provide an example in Python using the library “inspyred”. But first let’s talk multiple objectives… Multi-objective optimization problems deals… Read More »