Michael Jongho Moon


Statistical Methods

  • Regression models
  • Survival models
  • Time series models
  • Hypothesis testing and
    confidence intervals
  • Cluster analysis
  • Cross-validation

Software and Languages

  • R
  • SAS
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Java

  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word


University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
August 2016

Master of Science in Biostatistics

  • Time series analysis
  • Statistical analysis of health economic data
  • Modern statistics and data mining
  • Survival analysis
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Statistical analysis of health economic data

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
June 203

Bachelor of Applied Science in Systems Design Engineering, Co-operative Program with Management Sciences Option

  • Forecasting
  • Stochastic models and methods
  • Introduction to pattern recognition
  • Product and service operations management
  • Managing new product and process innovation
  • Organizational behaviour

Professional Experience

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
Oct 2015 – Apr 2016

Research Student

  • Pre-processed, analyzed, and visualized data for researches in children’s psychology
  • Statistical analyses conducted include correlation analysis, mixed model regression analysis, repeated measure logistic regression analysis, and cluster analysis using SAS and R

Ernst & Young, Toronto, ON
Sep 2013 – Jun 2015

Staff Consultant

  • Gathered, pre-processed, and analyzed data, and developed financial models for program assessments
  • Performed analyses, developed communications, and engaged with client stakeholders for IT organization design, risk assessment, and strategy development projects
  • Clients included government, health, and financial sector organizations
  • Managed and contributed to client project proposal developments for government, health, and financial sector clients

Vastardis Capital Services, Burlington, ON
May – Aug 2012

Quality Analyst Co-op

  • Led a quality assurance co-op team performing manual and automated tests as part of the scrum process for an investment management software solution
  • Created an automated reporting process with integrated test automation to accelerate the development cycle using CruiseControl.NET and Visual Studio Unit Test Framework

CGI Group Inc., Markham, ON
Sep – Dec 2011

Technical Analyst Co-op

  • Performed various technical tasks to assist development and testing across various software projects
  • Minimized the testing time of an internal web service project by automating the tests using JUnit
  • Integrated automated tests into the development project’s reporting process with Jenkins

OpenText, Richmond Hill, ON
Jan – Apr 2011

QA Engineering Co-op

  • Planned and executed tests for an enterprise social media software on different platforms including iPhone, Blackberry, and various web browsers on PC
  • Recommended areas of improvement in usability of the software by analyzing reported issues against a set of usability heuristics

Hancom Inc., Seoul, South Korea
Jun – Aug 2010

Engineering Intern

  • Assisted with various tasks for the development team
  • Conducted research on a new development platform for potential use in the organization
  • Conducted a sanity check on the English translation of the office suite in Korean language

Defence Research and Development Canada, Toronto, ON
Sep – Dec 2009

Research Assistant

  • Assisted various research initiatives on human factors including human factors issues when operating Uunmanned underwater vehicles
  • Designed and managed a simulation station for children on a family open house day at the organization

ROK-US Combined Forces Command, Seoul, South Korea
Dec 2006 – Nov 2008

Enlisted Translator

  • Translated military documents and interpreted at military conferences, trainings, and exercises between the Republic of Korea and the United States Armed Forces medical planning offices

Teaching Experience

University of Toronto, Scarborough, ON
Jan – August 2016

Teaching Assistant

  • Prepared and led tutorial sessions to help students understand the subject matter
  • Provided extra help during office hours throughout the term as well as prior to tests and exams
  • Courses instructed include linear algebra, calculus, and statistics


Predicting flu cases using dynamic regression with Google Flu Trend
Apr – May 2016

Independent team research, The University of Toronto

  • Participated in a student case study poster competition at the 2016 Statistical Society of Canada Annual Meeting to assess association between GFT and respiratory illnesses as well as to construct a prediction model for influenza outbreaks
  • Developed time series prediction models and cross-validation algorithms for model selection using R
  • Developed a poster to present the study using Microsoft PowerPoint and R

Prevalence of rigid and ritualistic repetitive behaviors in children with ASD and high ADHD traits
Jan – Apr 2016

Supervised by Dr. Annie Dupuis, The Hospital for Sick Children

  • Conducted analysis on data collected by the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders Network to assess the effect of having high ADHD traits on ASD children
  • Analyses conducted include logistic regression, cluster analysis, and repeated measure modelling using SAS and R

Concurrent validity of the ABAS-II and the Vineland II in an ASD sample
Oct 2015 – Jan 2016

Supervised by Dr. Annie Dupuis, The Hospital for Sick Children

  • Conducted analysis on data collected by the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders Network to identify systematic differences in two scales for adaptive behaviors
  • Analyses conducted include intra-class correlation estimation, visual assessment of systematic differences, and multivariate regression analysis using SAS

Predicting injuries of starting pitchers in Major League Baseball
Oct 2015 – Jan 2016

Independent research, The University of Toronto

  • Designed and conducted a study on MLB game-play data to identify factors associated with a starting pitcher’s injuries
  • Prepared and pre-processed the merged data from multiple sources using SQL and R
  • Identified key factors as well as built and compared predictive models for a pitcher’s injury during a season using a regression method as well as data mining techniques

Routing system for electric vehicles
Sep 2012 – Apr 2013

Team design project supervised by Dr. Bruce Hellinga, The University of Waterloo

  • Designed a routing system for electric vehicles suggesting alternate shortest paths with charging stations en route based on the current battery level of the vehicle in a team
  • Conducted researches on relevant areas including routing system market, traffic simulations, and battery consumption models
  • Developed a shortest path algorithm utilizing probabilistic battery consumption models based on road type and traffic level using Python and MongoDB

Breast cancer self-examination aid
Jan – Apr 2012

Team design project supervised by Dr. John Zelek, The University of Waterloo

  • Designed a breast cancer self-examination aid using pressure sensors detecting abnormally denser areas suggesting signs of potential illness in a team
  • Conducted researches on relevant areas including socioeconomic impacts of cancers, breast cancer self-examination, and pressure sensor market
  • Developed a mechanical prototype using pressure sensors and a data interpretation algorithm based on simulations using a tactile-based self-examination training analog using Arduino and MATLAB

Publications and Presentations

POND phenotype group update presentations, POND Annual Science Days, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Toronto, ON
Dec 15, 2015
The POND phenotype group

  • Contributed to presentation preparation with exploratory analysis and graphs

Human factors issues when operating unmanned underwater vehicles, Defence Research and Development Canada, Toronto, ON
Mar 2011

Geffrey Ho, Nada J. Pavlovic, Robert Arrabito, and Rifaat Abdalla

  • Contributed to the market research of unmanned underwater vehicles

Awards and Honours

Award for Case Studies in Data Analysis
May 2016
2016 Statistical Society of Canada Annual Meeting
Dean’s Honour’s List
June 2013
The University of Waterloo
Graduated with Distinction
June 2013
The University of Waterloo
Engineering Student Opportunity Award
October 2010
The University of Waterloo
Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship
September 2005
The University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship
September 2005
The University of Waterloo