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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.

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Dallas

Dallas

MS

Expertise

Marine Biology, Ornithology, Statistics, R, Programming, Data Science, Ecology, Evolution, Wildlife Biology, Spatial Ecology, movement ecology of wildlife, spatial ecology, projects that use big data to understand species distributions, habitat modeling in the marine environment

Regina

Regina

PhD candidate

Expertise

Education

Richard

Richard

MA

Expertise

Mathematics

Samantha

Samantha

PhD candidate

Expertise

Marine biology, conservation biology, and international development

Aaron

Aaron

MBA candidate

Expertise

Data Projects of any type, Business creation/development, Financial Modeling, Writing Project (Book/Article), Strategy (Political or Business).

Eddie

Eddie

MBA

Expertise

Engineering, Business, Renewable Energy, Energy, Technology, Startups

Jean

Jean

PhD candidate

Expertise

Psychology, sociology, effective writing and presentation skills

Clare

Clare

PhD candidate

Expertise

adolescent brain and behavioral development, puberty, well-being

Gokul

Gokul

PhD candidate

Expertise

Mechanics, Mechanical Design, Sensor Design/Systems, Soft Robotics, Solid Mechanics

Alex

Alex

PhD candidate

Expertise

Mathematics

Atharv

Atharv

MA

Expertise

Data Science

Vladimir

Vladimir

PhD

Expertise

Constructive Mathematical Methods in Economics

Amin

Amin

PhD candidate

Expertise

Membrane separation/membrane synthesis, online scheduling and optimization, reaction chemistry, heat/mass transport, and thermodynamics.

Danielle

Danielle

PhD

Expertise

Public Policy, Program Evaluation, Criminal Justice Reform, Prisoner Reentry, Education

Huixin (Echo)

Huixin (Echo)

PhD

Expertise

community development (housing, sustainability, public transit, etc.), government policy, civic engagement, economics

Kris

Kris

PhD candidate

Expertise

Social Sciences, Sociology, Education, Public Policy, Statistics

Oscar

Oscar

PhD

Expertise

Economics and/or data science.

Lei

Lei

PhD

Expertise

mental health among Asian international and Asian American college students, bilingual (Mandarin/English) counseling, research methods and designs, blog/vlog/podcast creation

Sejal

Sejal

MS candidate

Expertise

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

Thor

Thor

PhD

Expertise

Economics, Transportation, Urban Planning, Data Science, Climate Change