About

I am in my senior year at Stony Brook University, double majoring in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and Statistics. At the moment, Data Science, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Big Data are among my principal interests. I recently interned at a software company on Long Island, as well as a financial company in Manhattan.

What do I have planned?

I am starting this semester off by finishing up planning the second run of HackHealth, a hackathon hosted by the Women in Computer Science organization at Stony Brook University. This semester, I’ll be taking a bunch of interesting classes: Software Engineering, in which I will learn JavaScript and build a web/mobile app; Statistical Laboratory, in which I will learn R and SAS; and Intro to Visualization, in which I’ll be learning how to create interesting visualizations for data. In addition to these, I will be working on my senior thesis, the topic of which is generating poetry using natural language processing techniques.

Technical Interests

  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Speech Recognition
  • Big Data
  • IBM Watson

Personal Interests

  • Dungeons and Dragons
  • US History (especially the Revolutionary and New Republic time periods)
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Classic Literature
  • Tennis
  • Video Games

Games I am Currently Playing

  • World of Warcraft
  • FTL: Faster Than Light
  • Remember Me
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • Cities Skylines

My Tech

  • Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad T440p
    Dual-boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04
  • Phone: Moto G4
  • Tablet: Nexus 7 (2013)
    At one time, dual-boot Android with Ubuntu Touch
  • Smartwatch: Moto 360

People I Look Up To

  • Ada Lovelace
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Sir Isaac Newton

Clubs and Organizations

  • Women in Computer Science at Stony Brook University
    Member since: Fall 2013
    Secretary: 2015 – 2016 Academic Year
    Vice President: 2016 – 2017 Academic Year
    I have been a member of WiCS for a while, and I am very passionate about my role in it. I try to do everything I can to help it be the best organization it can possibly be. As Vice President, it is my job to coordinate with companies to hold events and arrange sponsorship. Last semester I planned HackHealth, Stony Brook’s first hackathon, and I am planning an expanded second run of the hackathon again for Sept 2016. Please visit our website if you are interested in our organization and in what we are doing. If you represent a company and are interested in holding an event on campus, hosting a company tour, sponsoring our activities, or just want to learn more, please email us at sbu.wics@gmail.com and we will be happy to speak with you!
  • Society of Women Engineers
    Member since: Spring 2014
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