Alex Hall

Mr Alex Hall

Senior Data Scientist

Location: BGS Edinburgh

E-mail Alex Hall

Accreditations

  • 2007 –2011 : Imperial College London, MEng, Civil Engineering
  • 2016 – ongoing : Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, MSc, Data Science

Biography

  • 2018 – ongoing : Senior Data Scientist, BGS
  • 2017 –2018 : Data Scientist, Outplay Entertainment
  • 2014 –2017 : Drilling Data Engineer, Repsol Sinopec Resources UK
  • 2011 –2014 : Drilling Engineer, Repsol Sinopec Resources UK

Skills

  • Machine Learning, Data Visualisation, Databases, Data processing, Cluster computing, General purpose programming.

Current projects and collaboration

  • 2018 – ongoing : Automating detection of shallow gas from seismic scans with deep convolutional neural nets.
  • 2019 – ongoing : Using deep learning image recognition models to process thin section images.
  • 2018 – ongoing : Trialling adoption of parallel processing frameworks (Apache Spark, Dask etc) to maximise use of existing BGS computational hardware.
  • 2018 – ongoing : Experimenting with various visualisation packages to make data and results more accessible both internally to BGS and externally.