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Kyle Lacey

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
B.S. in Mathematics and Economics, 1999
Systems Engineer at Rockwell-Collins

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I moved to southern California in April 2000, working for Raytheon. Worked on a number of classified projects. For the most part, I liked to say that I built radars for fighter jets. Radars use a *ton* of signal processing algorithms as well as "intelligent-systems" sorts of things. I didn't know much of that upon graduating, but my education at Rose enabled me to learn very quickly.

I recently (April 2007) started at Rockwell-Collins in Cedar Rapids, IA as a Sr. Systems Engineer. My background in mathematics has given me a thorough understanding of "why" things work. I've also found that, in general, engineers do not like statistics and in engineering, stats are vitally important. I've done failure analyses, algorithm development, population sampling criteria, technical performance measures, and a number of other tasks which all involved knowing the math behind it all.

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