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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.

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Joseph

Joseph

PhD

Expertise

Biomedical Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Cancer Research

Matthew

Matthew

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

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

Alexandra

Alexandra

MS candidate

Expertise

Ecology, conservation, ornithology, habitat management

Elijah

Elijah

PhD candidate

Expertise

polymers, environmental fate, reactor design, climate change

Emily

Emily

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

Derek

Derek

PhD candidate

Expertise

Mechanical / Aerospace engineering / Physics. Best at theoretical, computational and mechanical work. Less experienced in electrical engineering.

Jack

Jack

PhD candidate

Expertise

Economics and mathematics

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.

Timothy

Timothy

PhD candidate

Expertise

Economics, Monetary Policy, Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Econometrics, Forecasting

Edward

Edward

PhD candidate

Expertise

Engineering, Biology, Pharmacology, Mathematics, Physics

Emaan

Emaan

MS

Expertise

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

Garret

Garret

JD

Expertise

Finance, Law, Corporate Finance, Statistics

Nate

Nate

PhD candidate

Expertise

Aerospace Robotics, Autonomous Systems, Control Systems, Guidance, Navigation & Control (GNC)

Clayton

Clayton

PhD

Expertise

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

Jesse

Jesse

PhD candidate

Expertise

Theoretical Computer Science, Cryptography, Mathematics, and Logic

Sarah

Sarah

MS candidate

Expertise

data science, data analytics, statistics, data visualization, machine learning

Laken

Laken

MS

Expertise

data science topics, applied statistics, r programming, python programming