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David Rickmann

Data Scientist

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Biography

David Rickmann is a Data Scientist with 15 years experience working with UK Transportation data. David has worked on every recent major transport project in the UK (Thameslink, Crossrail, HS2, Heathrow).

Interests

  • Transport as a System
  • Robotics
  • Data Science

Education

  • BEng (hons) Robotics and Automated Systems, 2000

    University of Plymouth

Skills

R

Statistics

SQL

Transport Analysis

Excel

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Principal Consultant

Steer

Aug 2019 – Mar 2020 London
Transport Modelling, Data Science, Training
 
 
 
 
 

Consultant

CH2M / Jacobs

Feb 2013 – Aug 2019 London
Transport modelling, Data Science, Business Case Development, Management Information Systems devops
 
 
 
 
 

Programme Engineer

Network Rail

Dec 2008 – Feb 2013 Southwark
Developed operations models for the Thameslink programme, working on scheme simulation, capac ity utilsation analysis and Systems Reliability modelling. Developed methods of modelling the first automatic train operation on a UK mainline railway.
 
 
 
 
 

Data and Logistics

Alstom

Dec 2005 – Nov 2008 Stratford
Handled the data and laterly logistics for the Jubilee line, Stratford Depot.

Projects

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Horizon Innovations Study

Analysis of a corpus of cutting edge technology to advise on regulatory reform.

Comparative Volume of Children and Pigeons

What is the volume of a small child as measured in pigeons.

Wales and Borders Franchise Bid

The succesful bid to run the £5 billion wales and borders franchise and transformation project.

HS2 Health and safety analysis.

A data driven deep dive into large rail project health and safety.

Recent Publications

30 Second AI and Robotics

50 key notions, fields, and events in the rise of intelligent machines, each explained in half a minute

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