Projects in research and software development

Research Projects

A Novel Multiparameter Optical Sensor Using CMOS Imaging and Remote Neural Networks for Microbial Analysis (2017)

I worked on improving a protocol for visual image recognition of particles through pixel classication using reinforcement algorithmic machine learning in Python.

  • Regeneron STS Semifinalist
  • Intel ISEF Finalist
  • NYCSEF First Place Grand Award
  • Blue Ocean Entrepreneurship Finalist
  • Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge Finalist
  • Siemens Competition Regional Finalist
  • JSHS Regional Finalist


Enhancing the Efficiency of a Torque Converter Clutch Lock-Up System In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Using a Computational Simulation (2016)

Using MATLAB Simulink, I was able to recreate a model of a torque converter for hybrid and electric vehicles and utilize a mathematical simulation to test out various designs for fuel efficiency.

  • I-SWEEEP Finalist
  • International GENIUS Olympiad Finalist
  • NYCSEF Second Place


Thermoelectric Electrochemical Cells: An Ergonomic Design (2015)

I worked alongside a laboratory at New York University Tandon School of Engineering in developing a bismuth telluride-based thermoelectric generator model.

  • Google Science Fair Finalist
  • US Patent Pending
  • Thiel Fellowship Finalist


Software Projects

LotusVR (2016)

A virtual reality app built in Unity and C# for simulating sexual abuse scenarios for PTSD victims. Made for use in Google Cardboard and Samsung GearVR.

  • Microsoft We Hack Too Grand Prize Winner


iVOTE (2016)

An Android application that allows users to develop informed voting decisions based on their alignment of beliefs with current candidacy for political office.

  • Congressional App Challenge Winner


Lifesavr (2016)

An augmented reality Android app for finding trained medical personnel near an emergency incident

  • Pixiehacks() Grand Prize Winner


Club/Pub Quiz (2015)

A web-based quiz to choose between school clubs and publications

  • Developed for Stuyvesant High School Club/Pub Fair