John Handley

Principal Data Scientist

John Handley is a data scientist with over 30 years of industrial experience who is currently developing algorithms for quantitative finance. His expertise and interests include quantitative marketing, demand forecasting, and applied statistical modeling in general.

He holds a PhD in imaging science from Rochester Institute of Technology and a BS and MS in mathematics from The Ohio State University.

John is a graduate adjunct faculty in the Simon School of Business at University of Rochester where he coaches student teams on business analytics projects.

He also collaborates with academic and government researchers on quantitative assessment of environmental quality and conservation paleobiology.  His research contributions can be seen here.

Recent Publications:

  1. C. Handley, L. Fu and L. L. Tupper (2019). A case study in spatial-temporal accessibility for a transit system, Journal of Transport Geography, 75, pp. 25-36. – link
  2. A. Smith, G. P. Dietl, J. C. Handley (2019). Durophagy bias: The effect of shell destruction by crushing predators on drilling frequency, forthcoming in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 514, pp. 690-694. – link
  3. C. Ivany, C. Pietsch, J. C. Handley, R. Lockwood, W. D. Allmon and J. A. Sessa (2018). Little lasting impact of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum on shallow marine mollusk faunas, Science Advances, 4(9). – link
  4. A. Smith, J. C. Handley, and G. P. Dietl (2018). Effects of dams on downstream molluscan predator-prey interactions in the Colorado River estuary. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1879). – link
  5. Lin, J. C. Handley, Y. Gu, L. Zhu, X. Wen and A. W. Sadek (2018). Quantifying uncertainty in short-term traffic prediction and its application to optimal staffing level plan development. Transportation Research – Part C, 92, pp. 323-348.link
  6. A. Smith, J. C. Handley, and G. P. Dietl (2018). On drilling frequency and Manly’s alpha: Towards a null model for predator preference in paleoecology. Palaios, 33(2), pp. 61-68. – link
  7. Ning, V. Babich, J. Handley and J. Keppo (2018). Risk-aversion and B2B contracting under asymmetric information: Evidence from managed print services. Operations Research, 66(2), pp. 392-408. – link
  8. Kosloski, G. Dietl and J. C. Handley (2017). Anatomy of a cline: dissecting anti-predatory adaptations in a marine gastropod along the U.S. Atlantic Coast. Ecography, 40(11), pp. 1285-1299. – link
  9. J. Nagel-Myers, G. P. Dietl, J. C. Handley and C. E. Brett (2013). Abundance is not enough: The need for multiple lines of evidence in testing for ecological stability in the fossil record. PLOS One – link
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