Lab: SMILE Lab
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Degree: Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering, UF
Year you became a Gator: 2017
From which institutions do you hold degrees? University of Florida, B.S. in BME
Using machine learning algorithms to effectively understand and predict neural connections in the brain. I aim to improve predictive capabilities in cognitive neuroscience through fMRI imaging and EEG.
What motivates you:
There are many aspects about the brain we still do not know about. I am driven by my fascination in coding and problem solving and I want to develop the tools that will help unearth the intricacies in the brain.
What attracted you to UF BME?
The diversity within the department. There are many different specializations within BME which is excellent for collaboration. Shands and other departments are also within close proximity making it an ideal environment for impactful research.
What I love about Gainesville:
Everything is within reach. Gainesville is a small college town that has an abundance of walking trails and outdoor areas perfect for geocaching. Several larger cities are also within a couple hours drive.
Honors & Awards:
- CTSI TL1 Training Grant
- Graduate Student Preeminence Award