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Tri Dao


Major: Cognitive Science (Neuroscience)

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Career Goal: I hope that I will work with AI after college.

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: My main interests are helping the environment and artificial intelligence. I am currently apart of the University's compost program. I am also learning the basics of coding, such as Java and Python.

Skills: Communication, Teamwork, Digitally Fluent(Excel, Word), Python, Critical Thinking

ADAM GOMEZ


Major: Cognitive Science (Human Computer Interaction)

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: UX designer, UX architect

Underrepresented Student

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: UX design, UX architect

Skills: bi-lingual

DANIEL NARANJO

Hard-working, focused, very energetic. Passionate for gaining new understandings and kills.

Major: Cognitive Science (Neuroscience)

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: Physician or Academic

Underrepresented Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Cognition, how esoteric processes translate to humanity. A goal in my life is to try and contribute positively to the lives of everyone I meet.

Skills: Writing/Editing, programming, interpersonal, multilingual, teaching/instruction

Kaifan Yue

I'm an inventor and a mechanic.

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: Heavy industry, automobile, design, manufacturing


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Manufacturing machine: innovate the manufacturing system to meet people's increasing demand efficiently and intelligently. Engine design: create the kind of power machine that we need in the future.

Skills: Fast learning ability, hands-on skills, design ability: Inventor, AutoCAD, critical thinking ability

WEILUN YAO

Student/Founder of CamOn Robotics

Major: Cognitive Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: Tech Entrepreneur


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in developing my knowledge in the field of Artificial Intelligence, especially in the field of Deep Learning and improving my skill in mechanical design.

Skills: Programming (Python, Java, Swift), Product Sketching and Design (SolidWork, Photoshop)

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Profile

SHIVA UPADHYE


Major: Cognitive Science (Computation)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Machine Learning / Neural Computation Research


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Exploring data science, NLP, machine learning, and neural computation.

Skills: Programming (C++, Python, JavaScript), Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Math, and Research.

MATTHEW KOESTER

Healthcare and mental health professional

Major: Physiology and Neuroscience, Psychology, Cognitive Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Explore neural underpinnings of cognition/behavior

Underrepresented Student

First Generation Student


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Looking to develop a better understanding of psychological information and neurological underpinnings of cognition and behavior.

Skills: Observant, Research Oriented, Analytical, Hospitality Service, Interpersonal skills, Leadership

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Profile

Elizabeth Peek


Major: Cognitive Science (Neuroscience)

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: I am hoping to go into clinical psychology.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in aging in all its forms -- biological, medical, health (including public and mental), law, and ethics. I am particularly interested in caretaking and caretaker burnout.

Skills: Classical Statistics, Office Management, Experiment Design, Peer Mentoring, Event Planning

Raymond Hallmen


Major: Cognitive Science (Neuroscience)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

Underrepresented Student

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in research related to psychology, neuroscience, neurology, neuropsychology, clinical psychology, and anything inbetween. Majority interest in pursuing a clinical psychology PhD program.

Skills: Empathy, individual and team-work, Excellent communication, Professional aptitude, Patience

DIVYA KIRANI


Major: Biology (Bioinformatics)

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Career Goal: Drug Discovery Researcher, Bioinformatician


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I hope to help cure fatal diseases one day.

Skills: Java, Python, Graphing techniques, Basic Matlab, Marketing Tools, Multilingual

PHILIP LIN


Major: Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: Mechanical Engineer


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Robotics, renewable energy, simulation and modeling

Skills: MATLAB, SolidWorks, Java, Python, Altium Designer

HYOJAE LEE


Major: Biology (Bioinformatics)

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: I hope to become a prominent bioinformatician.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in learning computational biology within the fields of cell biology, molecular biology and physiology.

Skills: Self-motivation, communication skill, adaptability, creativity

AARON LUO

Machine Learning, Data Science, Graphic Design

Major: Cognitive Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Machine Learning and Neural Computation


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Machine Learning and Neural Computation; Data Science

Skills: Machine Learning and Data Analysis using Python and MATLAB. Also familiar with Java and C.

Portfolium: Portfolium Profile

Bryan Nguyen


Major: Cognitive Science (Computation)

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Career Goal: Data Scientist


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interests in data and neuroscience related academics.

Skills: Python, Vietnamese

Yleia Sanchez


Major: Cognitive Science (Computation)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: I hope to do something with machine learning.

Underrepresented Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I’m interested in machine learning, data science, neural computation, and natural language processing.

Skills: Experience with C++, Java, and Python.

RAJAT SETHI

Passionate about innovative and efficient product design

Major: Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Product Designer


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Love dabbling with creation of design of different types and scale of products from Steam Turbines to UAV's

Skills: Matlab, Python, Solidworks, GD&T, experience in DFM/DFA, proficient in English, Japanese

Portfolium: Portfolium Profile

YUELAI WANG

Be surefooted while you are working; be adventurous while you are dreaming.

Major: Biochemistry/Chemistry, Bioengineering (Bioinformatics)

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Career Goal: Exploring unknown fields, giving back to society.


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in most fields of chemistry and biology, such as organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry; genetics and ecology.

Skills: Wet lab techniques, Java, data analysis, math

Karen Chiem

Innovating today for a brighter tomorrow.

Major: Cognitive Science (Computation)

Expected Graduation Year: 2019

Career Goal: Data scientist/analyst, messing with algorithms


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in understanding factors that influence algorithm behavior, data-informed decision making, and information architecture.

Skills: Data analysis (Python), Design, Microsoft Office, Google Cloud Applications, Communication

LinkedIn: LinkedIn Profile

XI WANG

First year hard-working bioengineering: bioinformatics student who has a passion in medical field.

Major: Bioengineering (Bioinformatics)

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Career Goal: Bioengineer, Doctor/ Medical Career


Academic and/or Professional Interests: I am interested in all science-related research with great curiosity of nature. Specifically, cancer research or medical research are particularly interesting to me.

Skills: Experience in biology lab course, Java language, and currently taking Differential Equation course.

THEO DUFFAUT


Major: Mechanical Engineering

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: R&D Mechanical Engineer

First Generation Student


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Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in research and development in mechanical engineering, CAD analysis and design, long-term and innovative projects.

Skills: Resourceful, Detail-oriented, CAD design, Problem solver, Handy

GABRIEL BETANCOURT

Highly accountable and engaged young person. Looking to learn from people smarter than I am.

Major: Cognitive Science (Human Computer Interaction)

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: UX/UI Field


Academic and/or Professional Interests: As both a blessing and a curse, I am not limited to one interest. Interested in why people do what they do, social dynamics, and neuroscience mostly.

Skills: Extremely reliable, thorough worker, efficient learner, compliant and easy to work with.

Mark Nygard

UCSD Senior in Bioinformatics

Major: Bioinformatics

Expected Graduation Year: 2020

Career Goal: Biological software development


Academic and/or Professional Interests: My interests include biological databases, genetics, cell biology and analytical chemistry.

Skills: Programming languages, problem solving, working in a team, critical thinking, communication skills

Natapong Stephen Jarrell


Major: Cognitive Science (Computation)

Expected Graduation Year: 2021

Career Goal: Data Science & Machine Learning

Underrepresented Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: -Data Management -Data Collection -Learning Algorithms -Teaching -Using machine learning techniques to optimize system efficiency

Skills: MATLAB, Python, SQL, C/C++, Fundamentals of Data Science

CAITLIN KIM


Major: Cognitive Science

Expected Graduation Year: 2022

Career Goal: Researcher and professor at a university

First Generation Student


Academic and/or Professional Interests: Interested in learning about cognitive science and psychology to explore outside the classroom and gain experience

Skills: Enthusiastic, quick to learn, organized, hard working, and diligent