Scholars 2020-2021

Pedro  Acosta

Pedro Acosta

A Two-Stage Power Converter Based on Switched Capacitors and Piezoelectric Resonators
Obada  Alkhatib

Obada Alkhatib

Improving and Generalizing the T4 Compiler
Zoe  Anderson

Zoe Anderson

Semantic Code Search with Types
Roopsha  Bandopadhyay

Roopsha Bandopadhyay

Protein Modification for AAV Delivery with DNA Origami Nanoparticles
Annie  Bryan

Annie Bryan

Certified Control for Autonomous Vehicles
Ruidi  Cao

Ruidi Cao

Sublinear Time Algorithms for “Real World Graphs”
Thomas  Cheng

Thomas Cheng

Compressed Screening: High throughput screening of small molecules in organoid models
Grace  Chuan

Grace Chuan

Designing Innovating Weather Insurance for Crop Farmers
Emily  Condon

Emily Condon

Optimization of Agricultural Kelp Production
Tristan  Culp

Tristan Culp

Application of Performance Engineering for START
Mohit  Dighamber

Mohit Dighamber

Hunting for Prime Exoplanets with TESS & SPECULOOS
Alexandra  Dima

Alexandra Dima

Statistical Models of Computer Programs
Thao  Dinh

Thao Dinh

Investigation of Kinetic Inductance in Van Der Waals Superconductors
Matthew  Feng

Matthew Feng

Training Autonomous Vehicles Within World Models
Aiden  Foucault Etheridge

Aiden Foucault Etheridge

Deep Learning for Crop Yield Prediction
Serafin  Garcia

Serafin Garcia

Cost of Regulating Social Media
Emily  Genevriere

Emily Genevriere

Magnetically Steerable Neurovascular Guidewire with Integrated Shape Sensing Capabilities
Kristian  Georgiev

Kristian Georgiev

Task Similarity in Optimization-Based Meta Learning
Shinjini  Ghosh

Shinjini Ghosh

Computational Modeling of Child Language Acquisition
Stacy  Godfreey-Igwe

Stacy Godfreey-Igwe

Fundamental Chemistry of Graphene CVD Growth: Material Design at Atomic Resolution
Steven  Goldy

Steven Goldy

Benchmarks and Comparisons of Physics Based Finite Element Methods
Miguel  Gomez-Garcia

Miguel Gomez-Garcia

Exploring Security Vulnerabilities in Modern Processors
Charvi  Gopal

Charvi Gopal

Improving Camera Interfaces Using Conceptual Design Principles
Skylar  Gordon

Skylar Gordon

Preserving Privacy for Unstructured Data
Nicole  Goridkov

Nicole Goridkov

Effects of Coastal Ocean Acidification on Commercially Important Organisms
Luka  Govedič

Luka Govedič

Optimizing Parallel Loops in Cilk Using Loop Frames
Alex  Gu

Alex Gu

Understanding the Optimization and Iteration Complexity of Polyak-Lojasiewicz Functions
Jose  Guajardo

Jose Guajardo

Ultra-Small-Scale THz Circuits
Tessa  Gustafson

Tessa Gustafson

Generating Models To Predict Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis
Matthew  Ha

Matthew Ha

Investigating Cache Prefetching for T4-Compiled Swarm Programs
Jennah  Haque

Jennah Haque

Using Machine Learning to Predict South African Education Outcomes
Adib  Hasan

Adib Hasan

Right for Right Reasons: Interpretably Robust NLP Models
Isaak  Hernandez

Isaak Hernandez

Phrasal Hierarchical Tree Data Structure for the Representation of Speech Information
Adeline  Hillier

Adeline Hillier

Leveraging Machine Learning to Transform Climate Modeling
Parker  Huntington

Parker Huntington

A Hardware Accelerator for Memory-Efficient Irregular Algorithms
Lay  Jain

Lay Jain

Using Blockchain Smart Contracts for Automating Legal Agreements
Amy  Jin

Amy Jin

Gastrointestinal Drug Delivery
Natasha  Joglekar

Natasha Joglekar

Prediction of Clinical Outcomes from Electrocardiograms (ECGs) Using Machine Learning
Stacia  Johanna

Stacia Johanna

Dojo Tutor for Second-Programming-Language Learning
Shuli  Jones

Shuli Jones

Expanding JavaTutor: A Code Translation Tool
Magreth  Kakoko

Magreth Kakoko

Experimentation on Hydraulic Fracturing and Facture Flow
Meghana  Kamineni

Meghana Kamineni

Investigating C. Difficile and COVID-19 Using Computational Models
Sathwik  Karnik

Sathwik Karnik

Estimating Differences in Causal Graphs Using Interventional Data
Benjamin  Koenig

Benjamin Koenig

Flame Synthesis of Nanomaterials for Biomedical Sensing
Andrew  Komo

Andrew Komo

A Geospatial Analysis of Energy Consumption and Production in the United States
Anna  Landler

Anna Landler

Planning dashboard for integrating autonomy into urban systems
Jesus  Lares

Jesus Lares

Simulating Artificial Spiking Neural Networks Made from Superconducting Nanowires
Xinyu  Lin

Xinyu Lin

Understanding the Limits of Machine and Human Vision
Sharon  Lin

Sharon Lin

Formal Verification for Concurrency in Distributed Computing
Cecilia  Luna

Cecilia Luna

Barrier Contraception
Zhezheng  Luo

Zhezheng Luo

Action Grounding with Primitive Predicates and Logic Inference
Lilian  Luong

Lilian Luong

Composite Curiosity-Driven Exploration for Q-Learning
Jason  Madeano

Jason Madeano

Social Mechanisms of Cultural Evolution
Eveline  Mayner

Eveline Mayner

Nanoscale Transport Phenomena in Carbon Nanotubes
Tamara  Mitrovska

Tamara Mitrovska

Automated Vulnerability and Malware Detection in Source Code
Savva  Morozov

Savva Morozov

Irregular Gaits and Contact Sequence Control Models for Rough Terrain Locomotion
Julia  Moseyko

Julia Moseyko

Constructing Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning Policies via Skill Embeddings
Rajiv  Movva

Rajiv Movva

Parallel Pruning for Faster Discovery of Neural Network Lottery Tickets
Srijon  Mukherjee

Srijon Mukherjee

Problems in Anonymous Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
Keith  Murray

Keith Murray

Dynamical Aspects of Retinal Neural Coding for a Moving Object
Joe  O’Connor

Joe O’Connor

Improving the Quality of Automatically Generated Domain-Flexible Semantic Parsers
Carolina  Ortega

Carolina Ortega

Static Linking Optimization
Anupama  Phatak

Anupama Phatak

Modular Droplet Factory
Ulyana  Piterbarg

Ulyana Piterbarg

Optimizing Parameterizations of Turbulent Planetary Flows for Climate Modeling with Machine Learning
Subha Nawer  Pushpita

Subha Nawer Pushpita

Privatizing split learning with high communication efficiency for distributed ML
Grace  Quaratiello

Grace Quaratiello

Artificially Intelligent Fabric Computers
Muhammad  Rahman

Muhammad Rahman

A Hardware Accelerator for Memory-Efficient Irregular Algorithms
Osvy  Rodriguez

Osvy Rodriguez

Battery-Free Subsea IoT: Oceans & Climate
Sabrina  Romero

Sabrina Romero

Photographic Analysis of Political Leanings
Isabel  Rosa

Isabel Rosa

Linguistic Analysis of Wikipedia for Question Answering
Pachara  Sawettamalya

Pachara Sawettamalya

Parallel and Local Algorithms for Generating Random Combinatorial Objects
Yorai  Shaoul

Yorai Shaoul

Particle Filtering for Dynamic Ellipsoid Object Tracking
Belinda  Shi

Belinda Shi

LEXI Project Automatic Speech Recognition
Olivia  Siegel

Olivia Siegel

AI-Based Approaches for Precision Indoor Agriculture
Abigail  Stein

Abigail Stein

Characterization of the Quantum Optical Receiver
Shobhita  Sundaram

Shobhita Sundaram

Symmetry with Deep Neural Networks
Skye  Thompson

Skye Thompson

Shape-Aware Representation Learning for Category-Level Manipulation Skills
Moises  Trejo

Moises Trejo

Cost of Regulating Social Media
Sabrina  Tseng

Sabrina Tseng

Synthesizing programs with evolutionary algorithms and formal methods
Yuria  Utsumi

Yuria Utsumi

Switching Dynamical Systems for Informed Physiological State Discovery
Derek  Velez

Derek Velez

Acoustic Cue Detection and Processing
Ashika  Verma

Ashika Verma

Transformation Tolerance of Machine-based Face Recognition Systems
Agnes  Villanyi

Agnes Villanyi

Quantum Time Series Forecasting
Sarah  Vu

Sarah Vu

Acoustic Cue Labeling and Analysis
Fan Francis  Wang

Fan Francis Wang

Efficient Computing for Robotics on an FPGA
Joshua  White

Joshua White

Efficient Splitting Methods for Rare Event Simulation Using Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Eigen Functions
Kelly S. Wu

Kelly S. Wu

Network Analysis of the Chemical Industry
Julia  Wyatt

Julia Wyatt

Modeling and Prediction of Ocean Plastic Pollution
Wanyi  Xiao

Wanyi Xiao

Differentially Private Federated Learning
Ari  Xie

Ari Xie

Construction of an Algorithm to Take Spare CT Data and Return a Full 2-D/3-D CT Reconstruction
Katherine  Xiong

Katherine Xiong

Deep Image Prior in 3-D
Katherine  Xu

Katherine Xu

Leveraging Computer Vision to Identify Viable Livers for Transplant
Rahul  Yesantharao

Rahul Yesantharao

Learned Components for Data Systems
Claire  Yost

Claire Yost

Hydrothermal Processing (HTP) and Computational Modeling for Turning Waste Into Useful Materials
Carine  You

Carine You

Understanding the Capnogram Through Simple Models for Exhaled CO2
Emily  Zhang

Emily Zhang

Small Ants with Big Wisdom: Consensus in Collective Decision-Making Algorithms in Ant Colonies
Marina  Zhang

Marina Zhang

Building Robust Neural Architectures to Defend against Adversarial Attacks