December 2021Drexel Univeristy
Ph.D., Computer Science
“On the Real–World Interactivity Potential of Minimalistic Knitted Sensors at the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and User Experience”
September 2017Drexel Univeristy
M.S., Computer Science
June 2015Drexel Univeristy
B.S. Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude
Major concentrations were Computing Systems & Computer Network Security. Minored in Psychology.
April 2022 - CurrentCenter for Autism Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Computer Vision Postdoctoral Fellow
Creating computational models to automatically extract relevant social–behavioral information from video data capturing conversations in typically developing and neurodivergent populations.
November 2018 - January 2022Department of Computer Science & Center for Functional Fabrics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Created high-accuracy computational models for recognizing complex user touch input on minimalistic knitted sensors which have limited connections to external hardware, to enable interactive applications based on them.
October 2015 - August 2018Advanced Interaction Research Lab, Department of Computer Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Investigated the development of efficient human–centric systems that accurately adapt their behavior based on an individual’s functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) brain sensor data used as an implicit input.
June 2018 - July 2018Human-Centered Ubiquitous Media Institute of Computer Science, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
Visiting Research Assistant
Exposure to different areas and modalities of human–centered media, as well as best techniques for user study design.
April - September 2014Privacy, Security, and Automation Lab, Department of Computer Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate Research Assistant
Exposure to the idea that textual data can be used in authorship attribution, techniques todo so, as well the potential benefits and privacy threats of using them.