Jordan Bakerman is a 4th year PhD student in the Department of Statistics at NC State. He received his B.A. in Business Administration and M.S. in Statistics from the University of Vermont in 2011 and 2012 respectively. He has been an intern at SAS institute for two years in both the JMP testing and SAS education department. His research interests are in Bayesian methods, information combination, chemical forensics and social media prediction.