Data Science Manager
Dingzhou Cao is currently the Data Science Manager in Occidental's Advanced Analytics and Emerging Technology (AAET) organization. In this role, he leads the data science efforts on AAET's Fleet Performance Optimization initiative, which includes the Real-time Drilling (RTD) and Real-time Completion (RTC) projects. He got his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Prior to joining Anadarko, he worked for Ford Motor Company as a Machine Learning Researcher, ReliaSoft Corporation as a Research Scientist (in charge of the simulation engine development) and BP America Inc as a Reliability Specialist. His background is on machine learning, operation research, optimization and real-time stream analytics. With his past role as Data Scientist in Anadarko, he worked with a small team and built APC's first generation Real-time Drilling Analytics System from scratch, and expand the original system to an integrated Real-time Drilling Ecosystem.