Polygence 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

WEIXUN

WEIXUN

MBA candidate

Expertise

entrepreneurship (finding product market fit, primary market research, 24 steps), hardware product development (teardown, MVP, manufacturing), storytelling (portfolio, resume, linkedin)

Lexi

Lexi

Industry expert

Expertise

Mechanical Engineering, Sustainability Projects, Hydropincs/A

Charlotte

Charlotte

MBA candidate

Expertise

Corporate Strategy, Organization Design, SEO/Digital Marketing, Consumer/Food Retail Startups, Venture Capital, Social Impact, Writing, French

Kristen

Kristen

Research Scholars Initiative

Expertise

Economics (Macro & Micro), Introductory Coding for Finance & Economics

Samantha

Samantha

PhD candidate

Expertise

Modelling microbial dynamics in food, food microbiology, consumer packaged goods industry

Jessica

Jessica

MBA

Expertise

Starting / running / growing a business, program, or product. Especially anything value- or mission-driven.

Daniel

Daniel

MS

Expertise

Economics, Statistical programming, Data analysis

Michael

Michael

MD candidate

Expertise

Increasing Value in Healthcare, Health Innovation, Public Speaking, Medicine, Health Disparities, Molecular Biology

Annalea

Annalea

MSW Master of Social Welfare candidate

Expertise

Community Health, violence prevention, trauma, poverty, social inequality, research methods, health sciences, social work, health, policy, government, community organizing, social justice, social advocacy, psychology, healthcare

Nathan

Nathan

JD

Expertise

Education Law, Civil Rights Law, Training, Crisis Response, Title IX

Justin

Justin

Industry expert

Expertise

Corporate Finance, Investments, Business Valuation, Personal Finance

Tyler

Tyler

MS

Expertise

Ecology, Entomology, Invasive Species, Science Education, Citizen Science

Emma

Emma

PhD

Expertise

Scientific communication, biotechnology, bacteriophage research, medical/scientific illustration, experimental-based research, scientific writing (blogs, magazines, primary literature), public speaking, bioengineering, microbiology, virology, biology, bacterial genetics, genetics, genetic sequencing/bioinformatics, molecular engineering, protein design and expression, immunology, project management, conflict resolution, negotiation, storytelling, verbal communication, and leadership.

Ronni

Ronni

MS candidate

Expertise

Social work, mental health, nonprofit organization, social science, organizational leadership

Rahee

Rahee

DPT candidate

Expertise

physical therapy, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, biomechanics, prototyping, anatomy, physiology, acute care, orthopedics, kinesiology, movement science, exercise physiology, medical ethics

Daniel

Daniel

PhD candidate

Expertise

Judgement and Decision Making, Consumer Psychology, Prosocial Behavior, Product Development, User Experience, Human Centered Product Design, Mechanical Engineering

Kayla

Kayla

PhD candidate

Expertise

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

Mary

Mary

MS candidate

Expertise

Aerospace Engineering, America Sign Language, History of Aerospace, Computer Science

Patrick

Patrick

MA

Expertise

Economics, political economy, public opinion research, economics, government

Sonia

Sonia

MPP candidate

Expertise

Education policy, child welfare policy, housing policy, corporate social responsibility