About Your Host

You can reach me at hanson@depauw.edu. Occasionally I am on Twitter.


I am currently a freelance R consultant with expertise in:

  • Development of R packages supporting science, especially spectroscopy and chemometrics
  • Spectroscopy (NMR, IR, UV-Vis etc)
  • Chemometrics
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Data Visualizations
  • Data Management: organization, cleaning
  • Reproducible Research: the automated writing of research reports
  • R Training
  • Web page creation and maintenance
  • Familiar with R, markdown, LaTeX, html, css, JavaScript
  • Resume


I retired in June 2018 from DePauw University after 32 years of teaching chemistry and biochemistry. It was a good run. No regrets. Just time to do something else.