Amandeep Rathee

Amandeep Rathee

Data Scientist


Hi there! I am an accomplished data scientist with expertise in machine learning and AI who is currently attending MS Data Science at Duke University. My work experience includes:

  • Developed and optimized deep learning models for computer vision applications.
  • Created machine learning and AI courses for one of the best online education startups in India.
  • Worked as a freelance data science consultation for clients in finance and IT.

Outside of work, I enjoy playing chess and badminton.


  • Data science and its applications healthcare, finance and the tech industry.
  • Deep learning and its applications in natural language processing and computer vision problems.
  • Deep reinforcement learning and its applications in optimizing routing problems.


  • MS in Interdisciplinary Data Science, 2021

    Duke University, USA

  • BS in Computer Science and Engineering, 2017

    Visvesvaraya Technological University, India


Machine Learning

Supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms.

Deep Learning

CNNs, RNNs, and GANs.

Data Visualization

Tableau, ggplot, matplotlib, and seaborn.


Python, R, C, C++, and Java.


Command line, Git, LaTeX, and Markdown.


SQL (strong) and NoSQL (intermediate).



Machine Learning Intern

LifeOmic, Inc.

May 2020 – Aug 2020 Morrisville, NC
  • Built an algorithm to quantify noise in fax scans that reduced the time of the OCR system by 85%.

  • Quantized an image-denoising CNN reducing the time, space and power consumption of the model by 4x.

  • Tools used: Python, PyTorch, OpenCV, and AWS.


Data Science Intern

GCB, Duke University

Nov 2019 – May 2020 Durham, NC
Created an open-source R package that computes mutual-exclusivity and semantic similarity among various traits in different species using ontology-based data.

Content Strategist: Machine Learning & AI


Jul 2017 – May 2019 Bengaluru, India
  • Conceptualized and implemented learning goals, lesson plans, assessments and programming assignments that improved course ratings of the Data Science and Machine Learning & AI courses by 15% and job placement rate of students of the programs by 133%.

  • Created modules on deep neural networks, machine learning, natural language processing and Bayesian networks that increased revenue of this one-year online program by $500,000 and helped it become #1 in India.

  • Built high-quality data science courses through collaboration with professors, subject matter experts, product managers, and editing and tech teams, and drove the net promoter score from +25% to +60% in under a year as a result.

  • Leveraged knowledge in CRISP-DM framework, data analysis, visualization, machine learning and AI by creating projects such as Telecom Churn Analyses, Patient Readmission Prediction, Neural Network Story Generator and Email Spam Detection.


Data Science Consultant

Upwork Freelancer

Oct 2016 – Jun 2017
Deployed data science projects such as Gesture Recognition, Server Downtime Predictor and Credit Card Fraud Detector with an average project rating of 4.97/5 for clients around the globe in computer vision, IT and finance.


Self-study Data Science Track

My progress in self-created data science track.
Self-study Data Science Track