Benjamin Carper is a research statistician at RTI International. He has more than 7 years of experience in analyzing data, writing reports, and leading tasks from a variety of different scientific and financial disciplines, including preclinical studies and clinical trials, terrorism risk assessment, travel surveys, financial credit risk modeling, and infectious disease outbreak modeling. Additional scientific disciplines include adverse health outcome prediction, environmental pollutant impact studies, biological and chemical agent exposure and treatment efficacy modeling, and genetic clustering. Mr. Carper has experience with using many statistical methods, including survival analysis, multivariate regression, nonlinear and mixed models, machine learning, classification algorithms, text analysis, risk assessment, meta-analysis, pattern recognition, and power analysis. He also has extensive experience in data simulation and analysis and in combining data from multiple sources.