Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

Hayden

Hayden

PhD candidate

Expertise

AI/ML/NLP; statistics; computational social science; data science

Derrick

Derrick

MS candidate

Expertise

Investing (Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate, etc.), Finance, FinTech, Business, Accounting, Equity Research, Algorithmic Trading, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain

Serena

Serena

PhD candidate

Expertise

Medieval history, early modern history, history of religion, women's history, European intellectual history, history of rhetoric and communication

Lauren

Lauren

PhD candidate

Expertise

psychology (affective science/clinical, developmental, and social), neuroscience, research methods, statistics

Naveen

Naveen

PhD candidate

Expertise

Chemical Engineering, Machine Learning, Chemistry, Data Science

Olivia

Olivia

PhD candidate

Expertise

child and adolescent mental health, mental health interventions, accessibility of mental health care, psychology, public health

Michelle

Michelle

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computational Biology, Data Science, Virology, Scientific Writing, Scientific Visualization

Morteza

Morteza

PhD

Expertise

Biotech and bioengineering, writing papers (any type), Engineering (especially Mechanical & Biomedical), Medical Device, Physics, Data Science, Programming, Code writing, Machine Learning, Image Processing

Jin

Jin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Reading; Creative Writing; Literary analysis; French literature; Chinese literature; Comparative Literature; Cultural Studies

Brandon

Brandon

PhD candidate

Expertise

Linguistics; Statistics; Research Methodology

Edward

Edward

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computer Systems, Data Science, Machine Learning

Abi

Abi

PhD candidate

Expertise

organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, catalysis

David

David

PhD candidate

Expertise

Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and General Biology

Jennifer

Jennifer

PhD

Expertise

Science Policy, Neuro Ethics, Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative diseases, interview coaching & graduate school application guidance

Elaine

Elaine

PhD candidate

Expertise

Cognitive Psychology, Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Perception, Memory, Critical Thinking, Learning how to learn

Monica

Monica

PhD candidate

Expertise

Developmental cognitive neuroscience, language development, equity in education, socioeconomic and racial discrimination, resilience

Ethan

Ethan

Industry expert

Expertise

Data science, Sports analytics, Bayesian statistics, Machine learning

Anish

Anish

MS candidate

Expertise

Neurodegenerative Diseases (Glaucoma, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, etc), Neuroimaging Technologies (MRI, CT, etc.), Neurotrauma (Concussions, Blast impact), Sports Medicine (new treatments, diagnostic tests), Medical Device ideation and design for underserved communities

Makenna

Makenna

PhD candidate

Expertise

Evolution, biology, medicine, anthropology, growth & development, public health, epidemiology

Abhishek

Abhishek

MS candidate

Expertise

Ancient history, Projects that apply a wide array of systems engineering concepts, Visualization research, Company valuations, Optimization of supply chains, Projects that apply a broad usage of financial and or engineering concepts