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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.

Computer Science
William

William

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computer Science, Machine Learning, Robotics, Control Algorithms

David

David

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Biology, chemistry, math, statistics, computer science

Cody

Cody

PhD candidate

Expertise

Astrodynamics, orbital mechanics, spacecraft trajectory design and navigation, Aerospace Engineering, and robotics

Megan

Megan

Industry expert

Expertise

Engineering - aerospace, robotics, and software. Business - startups.

Michael

Michael

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

Celeste

Celeste

DVM

Expertise

biology, microbiology, physiology, medicine, python

Annamarie

Annamarie

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cancer biology, medical science and physiology, understanding human disease, scientific writing and education

Caitlin

Caitlin

MPhil

Expertise

computational biophysics, systems neuroscience, computational physics, soft matter physics

Emily

Emily

PhD candidate

Expertise

Theoretical computer science (algorithms & game theory), discrete mathematics, data science, organic chemistry

Sammy

Sammy

MS

Expertise

Cybersecurity (offensive and defensive), cloud technologies, DevOps, automation, Python, operating systems

Derek

Derek

Industry expert

Expertise

Hardware Software Engineering, Programming, 3D modeling, Hardware, Circuits, PCB Design, Coding Games, Robotics

Andrew

Andrew

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

Nikhil

Nikhil

PhD candidate

Expertise

Machine Learning, Statistical Learning, Statistical Genetics, Functional Genomics

Atharv

Atharv

MA

Expertise

Data Science

Emaan

Emaan

MS

Expertise

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

Jai'La

Jai'La

PhD candidate

Expertise

Engineering, Computer Aided Design (CAD), human robot interaction, assistive robots, resume help/interview tips

Jesse

Jesse

PhD candidate

Expertise

Theoretical Computer Science, Cryptography, Mathematics, and Logic

CB

CB

MS candidate

Expertise

Sports Analytics

David

David

PhD candidate

Expertise

distributed systems, databases

Mohith

Mohith

MS

Expertise

Business, Econ, App development, Web Development, AI/ML Algorithm development, other Computer Science areas, High School subjects