Data Scientist, General Electric
Dr. Sarah Lukens lives in Roanoke, Virginia and is a data scientist at GE Digital. Her interests are focused on data-driven modeling for reliability applications by combining modern data science techniques with current industry performance data. Her interests involve analyzing asset maintenance data and creating statistical models that support asset performance management (APM) work processes using components from natural language processing, machine learning, and reliability engineering. Dr. Lukens completed her Ph.D. in mathematics in 2010 from Tulane University with focus on scientific computing and numerical analysis with applications in fluid-structure interaction problems in mathematical biology. Prior to joining Meridium in 2014, she conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Notre Dame building data-driven computational models forecasting infectious disease spread and control. Dr. Lukens is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Engineer (CMRP).