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Last updated on 2019-04-08.


Ellis Valentiner


Carnegie Mellon University

Master’s in Statistical Practice

Pittsburgh, PA


University of Minnesota Morris

B.A. in Psychology and
Liberal Arts for the Human Services

Morris, MN



Senior Data Scientist


Royal Oak, MI

present - 2016

  • Powerley connects the smart grid to the smart home. I design and engineer solutions to help users reduce their energy consumption using strategies developed from their data.

  • Developed a systems architecture for converting user data into personalized insights which grew to become the 2nd most used feature in the platform.

Senior Data Scientist


Ann Arbor, MI

2016 - 2014

  • FarmLogs helps farmers use data about fields to grow row crops more profitably. As Senior Data Scientist I led a small team committed to creating high quality data and decision support tools for farmers using machine learning and statistical modeling.

Statistician, Intermediate

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

2014 - 2013

  • Conducted data analyses for health data with an environmental focus, which included performing a variety of duties involving the application of intermediate statistical and technical skills to the design of research studies, and to the collection, compilation and analysis of statistical data.
  • Provided statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of scientifically conducted studies, and participate in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data.


A multidimensional approach to characterizing psychosocial health during pregnancy.

Maternal and Child Health Journal, DOI: 10.1007/s10995-015-1872-1.



Maxson, P., Edwards, S. E., Valentiner, E. M., & Miranda, M. L.

Maternal cadmium levels during pregnancy associated with lower birth weight in infants in a North Carolina cohort.

PLoS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109661.



Johnson, J. E., Valentiner, E. M., Maxson, P., Miranda, M. L., & Fry, R. C.

Improving population representation through geographic health information systems: mapping the MURDOCK study.

American Journal of Translational Research, 6(4), 402.



Strauss, B. W., Valentiner, E. M., Bhattacharya, S., Smerek, M. M., Dunham, A. A., Newby, L. K., & Miranda, M. L.