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.

Debora

Debora

PhD candidate

Expertise

Nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, particle physics, compact objects (neutron stars, black holes etc), data analytics, AI/ML

Kayla

Kayla

PhD candidate

Expertise

Machine learning, human-robot interaction, mechanical engineering, product development, design thinking, entrepreneurship

Kevin

Kevin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Computational Neuroscience, mental health, neuroimaging, public health or translational work, and topics regarding racism, sexism, etc.

Emily

Emily

MD candidate

Expertise

Medical applications of AI/Machine learning, AI/ML in the field of radiology, cognitive neuroscience topics (especially memory), stroke pathology/imaging/interventions/epidemiology, diagnostic or interventional radiology

Soha

Soha

MSE

Expertise

Physics, Robotics, Nuclear Physics Fission/Fusion Energy, Clean Energy, Environmental Science, Nuclear Security, Global Security Questions in Artificial Intelligence/Policy, Nuclear Weapons, Fintech / Finance

Andrew

Andrew

PhD candidate

Expertise

neuroscience, machine learning, writing

Leif

Leif

PhD candidate

Expertise

Machine Learning, Evolutionary Computing, Genetic Algorithms, Agent-based Modeling, Mechanism Design, NLP Data Science

Husni

Husni

PhD

Expertise

cosmology, image processing, machine learning, data science, dark energy, gravitational waves

Yoichi

Yoichi

PhD

Expertise

Carbon Cycle, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Climate, Ecosystems

Naveen

Naveen

PhD candidate

Expertise

Chemical Engineering, Machine Learning, Chemistry, Data Science

Andreas

Andreas

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Human Physiology/Anatomy, Medical Devices, Engineering in Medicine, Signal Processing, Explainable AI/Machine Learning

Jacklyn

Jacklyn

MS

Expertise

Using machine learning and computational tools to solve problems in biology and health; neurodegenerative diseases; psychology (including topics in learning, memory, perception, social psychology, cognitive neuroscience, minds & machines, clinical & abnormal psychology)

Kimi

Kimi

PhD candidate

Expertise

human-computer interaction, social media, tech ethics, AI ethics, privacy, UX design, computer science, social psychology, cognitive psychology

Sejal

Sejal

MS candidate

Expertise

Data Science, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Sports Analytics, Natural Language Processing, Data Visualization, Computer Science, Biotechnology

Ivy

Ivy

PhD candidate

Expertise

Statistics, math, machine learning, data science, data analytics, health care

Vardhan

Vardhan

MS

Expertise

Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Coding, Artificial Intelligence, Game Development

Reuben

Reuben

PhD candidate

Expertise

Linguistics, Computer Science, Logic, Mathematics

Xiao

Xiao

PhD

Expertise

Cryptography, Machine Learning, Algorithm

Riasat

Riasat

PhD candidate

Expertise

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Graphic Design

Sarah

Sarah

MS candidate

Expertise

data science, data analytics, statistics, data visualization, machine learning