Sr. Research Engineer | Department 13
TJ Hoeft has a M.S. in Computer Science from Missouri University of Science and Technology and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Missouri – Columbia. During his undergraduate studies, TJ focused on spectroscopy, working with researchers primarily in fluorescence spectroscopy. TJ’s graduate work hybridized research between biology and computer science, developing a web-based application for geometric morphometrics that assembled collections of 2-D histological sections into 3-D reconstructions of small amphibians. From 2004 to 2014, TJ was a Research Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory working on a variety of projects, ranging from document clustering (IN-SPIRE™) to border protection (Radiation Portal Monitoring project) to preprocessing data intended for knowledge discovery tools. TJ is currently a Senior Research Engineer at Department 13.