Hello,

I am a MASc candidate in CSAI at the University of Guelph advised by Dr. Graham Taylor where I am a member of the Machine Learning Research Group and the Vector Institute. My current research interests include deep learning, natural language processing, and genomics.

I graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science, double major in Computer Science and Biology. My previous research experience includes working with Dr. Rob W. Ness and Dr. Andreas Hilfinger at the University of Toronto, Dr. Takao Hensch at Harvard University, and Dr. Sho Tsuji at the International Research Center for Neurointelligence, University of Tokyo.

News

2021/8/18

Featured on Vector’s Annual Report under “Spotlight on Rising Talent”.

2021/7/7

Presented with team at Vector’s Accelerate AI Technology & Operations Plenary on Privacy Enhancing Techniques.

2021/6/8

Mentored participants at this year’s AI4Good Lab.

2021/5/10

Joined Vector’s AI Engineering team as an Applied ML Intern.

2021/1/26

Participated in Vector Scholarship in AI Webinar as a panelist.

2021/1/11

Started working at the Vector Institute as a Health AI intern.

2021/1/7

Started a teaching assistant position for Engineering Analysis at the University of Guelph.

2020/12/1

Started a COVID-19 related project as an AI Research Scientist at the Public Health Agency of Canada.

2020/9/1

Joined the Machine Learning Research Group at the University of Guelph and the Vector Institute as a MASc candidate, supervised by Dr. Graham Taylor.

2020/5/1

Started working at Stanford University on the MetaLab project. 

2020/4/28

 Selected as a recipient for the Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence (VSAI) 2020-21!

2020/4/27

Started working at the Levine Lab at the University of Toronto.

2020/2/4

Marked one year living in Tokyo, Japan! 🇯🇵  

2019/8/14

Started working with Dr. Sho Tsuji at IRCN, the University of Tokyo.

2018/11/6

Started working at the Hensch Lab between Harvard University and IRCN

2018/11/5

Graduated from the University of Toronto with Honours Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Biology.🎓 

2018/5/13

Started my research project with Dr. Andreas Hilfinger at the University of Toronto. 

2018/7/8

Went to my first conference, SMBE , and presented my undergraduate thesis project, awarded best undergraduate poster.

2017/4/22

Started doing research at the Ness Lab at the University of Toronto.

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