Roles & Responsibilities
January 2020 - Present
Tech startup company developing methods and systems for analyzing physical characteristics of the human eye to classify engagement levels, drug and alcohol use, and medical injuries.
FOUNDER, PROFBROWN'S STEMULATION®
January 2019 - Present
The mission of ProfBrown's STEMulation® is to increase the exposure of STEM-related fields to underrepresented youth.
ROBOTICS RESEARCH ENGINEER, GTRI
January 2018 - January 2020
Project Director, Virtual Reality Mission Planning Simulator
Managed a team of 4; Developed project scope; Tracked and managed budget against plan; Conducted close-out tasks.
Integrated the HTC Vive VR Headset and hand controllers with a multi-agent simulator using C#.
Developed intuitive gestures to control autonomous agents; Created a demo video of the product for potential sponsors.
Technical Lead, Robotic Arm Manipulator Software
Programmed UR5 robotic arm using C++ in the ROS framework to de-mold a microfluidic device from aluminum mold.
Led a group of 4 engineers; Drove design to completion as per committed schedule; Success led to $500K in funding.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, LSU
January 2017 - January 2018
Led a research group with 6 students: 4 graduate, 2 undergraduate; 1 student graduated and was accepted to Georgia Tech.
Taught undergraduate introduction to robotics course; 30 sophomore students; 95% pass rate.
Designed special topics graduate course about the benefits of robotics in healthcare; 7 students; 100% pass rate.
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW, EMORY UNIVERSITY
January 2016 - January 2017
Technical Lead, Emory Healthy Aging Study
Collaborated with scientists to develop a system that monitors biomarkers (gait and eye gaze) for Alzheimer’s detection.
Developed a Windows application with C# that allowed a clinician to display an image set to patients.
Integrated The Eye Tribe camera into the UI with C# to track eye gaze while viewing image sets.
Analyzed the eye gaze data using machine learning techniques to observe any Alzheimer’s pattern for detection.
Delivered product to the customer and they are successfully using the system to collect and analyze eye gaze data.