Peter Grant
Senior Scientific Engineering Associate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Expertise: Data science and python
Education: Stanford University; University of Colorado, Boulder

Peter Grant is a building energy efficiency expert at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Grant received his M.S. in architectural engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder and a graduate certificate in innovation and entrepreneurship from Stanford. He’s worked as an energy efficiency expert and engineer since 2007.

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Prescriptive analytics image of a dark-haried woman in a button-down blouse and pencil skirt delivering a presentation of data visualizations to a group of three men sitting at a conference table.
Apr 06, 2023
Prescriptive analytics is a tool used in many industries to connect causes to effects, and make well-informed decisions. Here’s why, when and how we use prescriptive analytics.
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Mar 06, 2023
Monte Carlo simulations are a tool we use to predict the probability of various outcomes in a process that’s difficult to assess due to random variables. Here’s how to perform one yourself.
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Feb 01, 2023
GAAP (the generally accepted accounting principles) are a set of rules that public U.S. companies must follow when reporting financial information.
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Feb 01, 2023
Financial accounting is a specific process of recording, processing and reporting a company’s business transactions. These transactions are recorded in financial statements that detail the organization’s financial health.
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Jan 10, 2023
Alphanumeric characters are the alphabetical letters and numerical numbers used in a given language.
Jun 30, 2022
Here’s how to solve your datetime, Pandas indices and daylight saving time nightmares.
Jun 14, 2022
Do you need to improve your regression model’s performance? Use this sample Python code to help you find residuals in your own projects.
May 17, 2022
This quick how-to will introduce you to the Python float function and show you how you can create them yourself.
May 12, 2022
Do you need to ditch your outliers? Here’s how to find (and remove) outliers in your data set with IQR.
automate data analysis
May 03, 2022
In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll show you how to automate your data analysis using a real-world problem.
May 03, 2022
Here are six things you need to know about using these powerful tools in order to write more Pythonic code.
Mar 03, 2022
Are you looking to try your hand at programming in Python but not sure where to start? Anaconda will make your life a lot easier.