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Rufina Costa, Data Engineer

Division of Data & Analytics

Applied Analytics

Ms. Rufina Dominic Savio Costa is a Data Engineer in the Division of Data and Analytics at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). Ms. Costa has been with VTTI for six years and is skilled in the areas of data reduction and analysis, including data mining, coding, smoothing, and data quality assurance.

Prior to coming to VTTI, Ms. Costa was a Bioinformatics Technologist at the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. There Ms. Costa gained experience in statistical programming, data coding and maintenance, as well as training researchers and students to use the software programs.

Ms. Costa earned her Masters degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Annamalai University, India and her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from MS University, TN, India.