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Eli Hofer

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Karl Schmitt

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Arts and Sciences


Mathematics and Statistics

Document Type

Oral Presentation


Spring 5-14-2020

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Metallurgical Engineer with a Bachelors of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Tech. Currently Working in the integrated steel industry and pursuing a Master of Science in Analytics and Modeling at Valparaiso University.

My current position is project engineer for ArcelorMittal at the Burns Harbor integrated steel mill. My role is focused on product and quality control, as well as applications of data analysis and data science to manufacturing problems. These problems range from predictive analytics for quality and rejection data, to image analysis on steel quality measures, and the use of automated surface inspection systems, all with a focus on quality and process improvement.