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Research Program 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.

Physics
Christian

Christian

PhD candidate

Expertise

Physics, Quantum Physics, Quantum computers, Quantum information theory, information theory, quantum optics, optics, electromagnetism, Lasers, Gravitational Wave Astronomy, LIGO, Feedback and Control Systems

Freddy

Freddy

MD/PhD

Expertise

Cancer, optics, imaging, nanotechnology, engineering, chemistry, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, pathology, laboratory medicine, transfusion medicine

Sophia

Sophia

PhD candidate

Expertise

Astrophysics, Astronomy

Alissa

Alissa

PhD

Expertise

Mechanical engineering, Electrochemistry (batteries, fuel cells, etc.)., Applied Mechanics, Energy Storage, Energy Policy, Materials Science

Fatak

Fatak

Industry expert

Expertise

Aerospace Engineering; Flight Software Design; Modeling and Simulation; Bioastronautics

Adam

Adam

PhD candidate

Expertise

Theoretical Physics (String Theory, Relativity, Particle Physics)

Saumya

Saumya

MS candidate

Expertise

Chemistry (general, organic, biochem), Biology (general, genetics, microbiology), Medical/Healthcare Sciences (hydrogel technology, tissue engineering, biomaterials)

Calli

Calli

MS candidate

Expertise

Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Product Design, Dance-Related Project

Tony

Tony

MSE candidate

Expertise

Robotics, aerodynamics, system design, drones, structures, programming, computer vision

Sarah

Sarah

MEng candidate

Expertise

Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, Polymer Science, Fiber Science

JOSE

JOSE

DEng candidate

Expertise

Aerospace propulsion, hypersonic flight, combustion and sustainable aviation fuels, interplanetary design missions, emissions from aerospace vehicles their environmental impacts

Tran

Tran

PhD candidate

Expertise

cosmology astrophysics, computational physics (coding), physics, math

Nick

Nick

PhD candidate

Expertise

Aerospace engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Business

Ercag

Ercag

PhD

Expertise

Data Science, Physics & Statistics

Humberto

Humberto

PhD candidate

Expertise

Aerospace Engineering

Nisarga

Nisarga

PhD candidate

Expertise

Theoretical quantum physics, Quantum information, condensed matter physics, mathematics

Clark

Clark

PhD

Expertise

Machine Learning, Physics - (Mechanics), Applied Mathematics

Matthew

Matthew

PhD

Expertise

Medical Imaging, Medical Physics, Machine Learning, Medical Image Analysis/Processing, Artificial Intelligence

Yannick

Yannick

PhD

Expertise

Chemical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Perovskite, Batteries

David

David

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

Biology, chemistry, math, statistics, computer science