Curriculum Vitae

Education

  1. Ph.D.
    Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
    2019 – Present
    I'm advised by Prof. Alessandro Roncone in the Human Interaction and Robotics Group. I'm also affiliated with the NSF AI Institute for Student–AI Teaming.
  2. M.S.
    Master of Science in Computer Science
    2017 – 2019
    My master's degree was pursued concurrently with full-time employment. I satisfied the requirements for two specializations — machine learning and interactive intelligence.
  3. BSc (Hons)
    Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics
    2014 – 2020
    I completed a second bachelor's degree through distance learning. The degree was awarded by the University of London, with academic direction provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science.
  4. B.A.
    Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
    2013 – 2017
    My senior thesis was titled "Algorithms for the Computation of Delaunay Triangulations", advised by Prof. Jim Fix. Somehow or other, I found myself completing all the required coursework for the physics major as well.

Professional Experience

    1. Graduate Research Assistant
      02/2019 – Present
    2. Graduate Teaching Assistant
      08/2019 – 05/2021
    3. Graduate Student Staff
      05/2020 – 07/2020
    1. Machine Learning Engineer
      10/2017 – 01/2019
    1. Operations Supervisor
      05/2016 – 05/2017
    2. Senior Reactor Operator
      07/2015 – 05/2017
    3. Requalification Supervisor
      07/2015 – 06/2016
    4. Reactor Operator (RO)
      06/2014 – 07/2015
    5. RO License Candidate
      09/2013 – 06/2014
    1. House Advisor
      08/2015 – 05/2017
    2. Peer Tutor
      01/2014 – 05/2017
    3. Software Development Intern
      02/2015 – 01/2016
    4. Teaching Assistant
      08/2015 – 12/2015
    5. Homework Grader
      09/2014 – 05/2015
    1. Battalion Deputy Manpower Officer, 1st Army Maintenance Base
      01/2012 – 12/2012
    2. Officer Cadet (Logistics), SAFTI Military Institute
      04/2011 – 01/2012

Volunteering

    1. Feature Editor
      05/2021 – Present

Service

  1. University of Colorado Boulder ‣ Departmental Committees (CSEN)
    1. Pedagogy Committee
      2020 – Present
    2. Departmental Action Team
      AY 2019/20
  2. University of Colorado Boulder ‣ Mentoring Programs
    1. Departmental Peer Mentoring Program (CSEN)
      Fall 2020
    2. McNair Scholars Program
      2019 – 2021
  3. Journal Reviewing
    1. Cognitive Systems Research
      2019 | 2020
    2. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)
      2019
  4. Conference Reviewing
    1. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
      2021 | 2022
    2. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human–Robot Interaction (HRI)
      2020
    3. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
      2020
  5. Workshop Program Committees
    1. Human–Robot Interaction Pioneers Workshop
      2020
  6. Outreach
    1. Colorado Science & Engineering Fair — Grand Award Judge
      2020 | 2021
    2. National Conference on Undergraduate Research — Abstract Reviewer
      2021 | 2022

Awards and Grants

    1. iSAT Trainee Grant — Principal Investigator
      2021
    1. Google PhD Fellowship — Nominee
      2021
      One of four students nominated university-wide.
    1. Research Expo Award
      2021
    2. Publication Recognition Award
      2020
    3. Early Career Professional Development Award
      2019
    1. Dr. Arun & Rajammal Sankar Family Scholarship
      2015
    2. Phillip & Jeanne Wertheimer Scholarship
      2014