Research

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Work Experience

University of Colorado, Boulder

Lab of Playful Computation

Research Assistant

June 2018-Current

  • Assistant Researcher in The Lab of Playful Computation, under Professor Ben Shapiro

  • Working with Abigail Zimmerman-Niefield, a PhD student developing a machine learning toolkit for creating custom models of gesture and other embodied actions

  • Help run simulations to fine tune a smartphone app that is used to collect data which then provides user feedback on various activities to help users practice specific skills, such as a better golf swing, a soccer corner kick, physical therapy and other activities 

Floodgate, Inc

Product Design Intern

August 2017-January 2018

  • Used CAD Software to design prototypes for the luxury retailer West Marine, using manufacturers specs

  • Learned about manufacturing process, shipping terms, suppliers, and product development process

SoulDynamix

Head of Hardware Engineering

June-August 2017

  • Co-Founded a start-up to create a wearable technology for distance athletes and physical therapy patients

  • Engineered and designed a working prototype of the hardware pieces that went into an athletic shoe