I’m Alona Varshal, a chemist by training. I started coding with Python in 2016, after learning about data science. I thought that it’s an interesting field, having previously worked on pattern recognition using chemical sensor arrays where I used statistical tools like principal component analysis and linear discriminant analysis (a.k.a. machine learning). As a chemist, I previously worked on projects that involve dendrimers, enzyme inhibitors, enzyme immobilization and even delignification. While learning Python, I found out about Flask and learned that I actually enjoy building.
I currently live in the Austin, TX area with my husband, Tom, and our dog, Pogi (site created by my hubby). We like to visit Colorado to camp and hike. I am obsessed with succulents!
My resume can be found here.