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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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Lei

Lei

PhD

Expertise

mental health among Asian international and Asian American college students, bilingual (Mandarin/English) counseling, research methods and designs, blog/vlog/podcast creation

Alexandra

Alexandra

PhD

Expertise

politics, international relations, public opinion, quantitative social science, political psychology, market research, data visualization

Danielle

Danielle

PhD

Expertise

Public Policy, Program Evaluation, Criminal Justice Reform, Prisoner Reentry, Education

Atharv

Atharv

MA

Expertise

Data Science

Dominique

Dominique

PhD

Expertise

Research, Social Science, Gender Studies, Intersectionality, Applied Statistics, Data Science, Equality and Diversity

Imma

Imma

PhD candidate

Expertise

Sociology, immigration, environment, gender, sexuality, activism, social justice, politics

Samantha

Samantha

PhD candidate

Expertise

Marine biology, conservation biology, and international development

Sejal

Sejal

MS candidate

Expertise

Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Sports Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Data Visualization, Computer Science, Biotechnology

Amin

Amin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Membrane separation/membrane synthesis, online scheduling and optimization, reaction chemistry, heat/mass transport, and thermodynamics.

Regina

Regina

PhD candidate

Expertise

Education

Jean

Jean

PhD candidate

Expertise

Psychology, sociology, effective writing and presentation skills

Wicia

Wicia

PhD candidate

Expertise

social psychology, person perception, inequality, socioeconomic status, social network analysis, text analysis, mental health, well-being,

Oscar

Oscar

PhD

Expertise

Economics and/or data science.

Kris

Kris

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Sciences, Sociology, Education, Public Policy, Statistics

Dallas

Dallas

MS

Expertise

Marine Biology, Ornithology, Statistics, R, Programming, Data Science, Ecology, Evolution, Wildlife Biology, Spatial Ecology, movement ecology of wildlife, spatial ecology, projects that use big data to understand species distributions, habitat modeling in the marine environment

Caroline

Caroline

PhD

Expertise

accounting, innovation, finance

Adarsh

Adarsh

MS candidate

Expertise

Space Science, Physics, Satellites, Engineering, Public Speaking, Research

Adi

Adi

MS

Expertise

Data Science, AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Sports Analytics, AI Fairness, Natural Language Processing

Alex

Alex

PhD candidate

Expertise

Mathematics

Aaron

Aaron

MBA candidate

Expertise

Data Projects of any type, Business creation/development, Financial Modeling, Writing Project (Book/Article), Strategy (Political or Business).