Summer 2020 Externships

Rishi Basu used statistics and machine learning algorithms to identify factors that correlated with U.S. COVID-19 mortality, building off of a recent study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
In Charlotte, Reid Brown worked at CreativeCo, a growth equity studio that invests capital and accelerates software development within start-ups.
Nicholas Case worked virtually with a team from the Vanderbilt Initiative for Data-Intensive Astrophysics in Nashville, Tennessee to analyze light curve data collected by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS).
Ryan Cho worked on analyzing spectroscopic telescope data using Python at UCSC and also worked on manufacturing simulation and optimization at KAIST.
Bristol Fales-Hill worked virtually in the human motion sector of Dartmouth Reality and Robotics where she developed a program in Python using OpenCV to track simple planar hand movements in front of a computer and give real-time on-screen feedback.
Ellie La Voie worked at Scharschmidt Lab at UCSF in San Francisco where she studied the characterization of Mucosal-Associated Invariant T-cells cells in human skin by flow cytometry.
Anne Mester worked in the artificial intelligence branch of the Research and Development Department at CCC (Certified Collateral Corporation) in Chicago, a company which connects the auto industry through data, software, and intelligence.
In West Palm Beach, Florida Isabella Pargiolas worked at EXUMA Biotech, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR)-T cell products.
Christopher Robinson collaborated with SPS Alum Dr. Jeffrey Townsend ('90), at the Yale School of Public Health, on cancer biostatistics for oncogenic mutations.
Will Shiber worked with the Laboratory for the Mechanics of Advanced Materials at NJIT to analyze data relating to rubber-like polymer materials.
Lucas Spiro used additive manufacturing to create realistic anatomical models from CT Scans
Matthew Yuan worked with Dr. Sherman Lo of the Stanford Aeronautics & Astronautics GPS Laboratory, collecting and analyzing data for the development of a new satellite marine tracking tag.