Christopher Teixeira, M.S. is the chief engineer for the Model-Based Analytics Department within MITRE. He is leading work to inform child welfare administrators on how predictive analytics can support their efforts in serving children.
During his tenure at MITRE, he has supported multiple federally funded research and development centers across a variety of projects, such as supporting the Department of Energy in understanding how to safely and effectively treat nuclear waste and helping the Veterans Benefits Administration use sophisticated modeling techniques to better serve veterans. He earned an M.S. in operations research from George Mason University and a B.S. in mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.