Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
I am the cofounder and President of drive.ai, an artificial intelligence self-driving car startup. I enjoy reading, traveling to experience different cultures, running half marathons, and dance related activities. Robots, I love robots.
Computer Science Ph.D. candidate in the at Johns Hopkins University in robotics and computer vision. I received my CS M.S. thesis degree with a specialization in haptics in surgical robotics. My Computer Engineering B.S. degree in at Santa Clara University researching underwater robotics.
I am an NSF Graduate Research Fellow researching strategies for improving human and robotic interaction. My previous works include underwater and industrial robotics at Santa Clara University, space satellites at Lockheed Martin, people detection at GE Research, and clinical development engineering as a consultant at Intuitive Surgical.
I have been an active leader in the robotics and maker community. I am also very involved in being a voice for diversity and those underrepresented in tech. I previously served on the boards of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, JHU Engineering Diversity Council, and Santa Clara University’s Computer Engineering Board to name a few. I am the author of more than a dozen papers published in various scientific conference proceedings, refereed journals and conferences in the field of biomedical engineering and computer-integrated surgery. I have three technical patents. I have been featured on the cover of MAKE magazine, in Forbes, Washington Post, Techcrunch among others and given two Tedx talks.