Robert Butler

Research Technician

Robert is a SCCWRP Research Technician in Cross-Departmental Technical Support. He works with managing data for various regional monitoring programs, developing automated ways for scientists and data analysts to have clean, workable data sets in minimal time. He has also contributed to the management and development of various R packages for the scientists at SCCWRP.

He also assists in managing the IT infrastructure at SCCWRP.

He received his B.S. in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine. He received the CompTIA A+ Certification in 2019. He joined SCCWRP in 2019.


B.S., mathematics, University of California, Irvine, CA. 2016

Professional Experience

Research Technician, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 2019-present
Laboratory Assistant, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 2018 – 2019
Substitute Teacher, Saddleback Valley USD, 2017-2019
Math Tutor, Hansol Education Center, 2016-2019
Math Tutor, Irvine Valley College, 2012-2016

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills, or Achievements

2017 – Scored 10/10 on Society of Actuaries Exam P / CAS Exam 1
2019 – Earned CompTIA A+ Certification

Other technologies:
    - Python – 2 years experience (pandas, flask, opencv, numpy)
    - R – 2 years experience
    - Javascript – 2 years experience
    - SQL – 2 years experience
    - Docker – 1 year experience
    - Linux – 2 years experience

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