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Research Program Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

AI/ML
Garrett

Garrett

PhD candidate

Expertise

machine learning (especially reinforcement learning and meta-learning); robotics, Computer Science, reinforcement learning, AI/ML, deep learning, math

Matthew

Matthew

PhD candidate

Expertise

machine learning, mathematical modeling, data science, time-series analysis, dynamical systems

William

William

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computer Science, Machine Learning, Robotics, Control Algorithms

Riasat

Riasat

PhD candidate

Expertise

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Graphic Design

Imad

Imad

PhD candidate

Expertise

Astronomy: Galaxies, Astronomy:Machine Learning, Astronomy:Data Analysis

Logan

Logan

PhD candidate

Expertise

Circuits, Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, Electric Vehicles, PCB Design, Electricity & Magnetism

Michael

Michael

PhD candidate

Expertise

AI & machine learning, deep learning (neural networks), mathematical analysis, applications of AI.

Mitchell

Mitchell

Industry expert

Expertise

Robotics, control systems, machine learning

Priyam

Priyam

PhD candidate

Expertise

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Neuroscience

Andrew

Andrew

PhD candidate

Expertise

computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, signal processing, human neuroscience, machine learning, theoretical neuroscience, cognitive science

David

David

PhD

Expertise

neural signal processing, data science and statistics, AI/ML for medical applications

Nikhil

Nikhil

PhD candidate

Expertise

Machine Learning, Statistical Learning, Statistical Genetics, Functional Genomics

Efthimios

Efthimios

MS

Expertise

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Data Science

Lawrence

Lawrence

PhD candidate

Expertise

Observational cosmology. Computational modeling of dynamical systems. Programming for autonomous robots. Quantum computing. Computer vision.

Emaan

Emaan

MS

Expertise

Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Economics

Steven

Steven

MS candidate

Expertise

Programming, especially for robotics and introductory AI concepts

Archie

Archie

PhD

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Deep Learning, Personal Finance, Website Development, Machine Learning, Statistics, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Bioimaging, Image Processing, Nuclear Medicine, Tissue Engineering, Material Science, Disease Modeling, Cancer Research, Personal Development

Clayton

Clayton

PhD

Expertise

data science, computer science, computational linguistics, natural language processing, web scraping (Twitter) and analytics, probability theory, statistics, calculus

John

John

PhD candidate

Expertise

Astrobiology, data science, artifical intelligence, bioinformatics, cheminformatics, network science, algorithms

Nathan

Nathan

PhD candidate

Expertise

Robotics; Reinforcement learning; Artificial intelligence; Linear Algebra