Tag: research

Internship Series: Boston University CompNet Vision Lab

Veena Dali CAS ‘16 | Neuroscience Research Assistant During the summer of 2015, Veena Dali was a Research Assistant at Boston University’s CompNet Vision Lab, where she was in charge of recruiting subjects for experiments, running subjects, mentoring new members, reading scientific papers, and writing MATLAB code for the experiments. CCD: How did you find ...

Internship Series: UROP

Ben Gagne-Maynard CAS/Pardee '16 | History and International Relations Student Researcher During the summer of 2015, Ben Gagne-Maynard worked on a UROP project under the guidance of Professor Anthony Petro. He conducted his own historical and archival research project. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Ben: As a student researcher ...

Internship Series: Systems & Technology Research

Benjamin Lawson CAS’17 | Computer Science Video and Image Understanding Group Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Benjamin: I was responsible for creating an app that utilized the face recognition capabilities that the group is developing. I adapted the current paradigm of a static database of images to a streaming real-time ...

Internship Series: Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Guanying Qu CAS’18 | Math and Economics Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Guanying: I conducted data analysis of surveys that measure the effectiveness of education initiatives for children on field trips, measuring pre-visit and post-visit differences in their knowledge of healthy food choices. This project required me to create infographics ...

Internship Series: Suh Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Katherine Sennott CAS’16 | Biology Intern/Researcher CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Katherine: I was in charge of a research project about apolipoproteins, which are proteins that move cholesterol and other lipids around in your body. This project was based on research that other scientists have published, and was used to highlight ...

Internship Series: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Alex Casella  CAS’16 | Computer Science Software Engineering Intern During the summer of 2014 and 2015, Alex Casella worked as a Software Engineering Intern with a focus in cyber security at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). LLNL is one of America’s premier laboratories in global security research and development. At LLNL, Alex is a “Computation ...

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Internship Series: Center for Memory and Brain

Pamela Riviere CAS’15 | Neuroscience Research Assistant  During the summer of 2013, Pamela had the opportunity to conduct research at the Center for Memory and Brain. Having enjoyed her experience, Pamela returned for summer 2014. This experience confirmed her interest in neuroscience as well as her plans to pursue an MD/PhD. CCD: Tell us about ...

Internship Series: Study Abroad & Research in Kenya

Susi Neher CAS’16 | International Relations Student/Researcher in the School for Field Studies Taking advantage of the resources at BU, Susi Neher studied abroad in Kenya during the summer of 2014. Through this experience, Susi determined that a career in research is the right path for her.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were ...

Internship Series: Undergraduate Research in Kenya

Ashley Davidson CAS’15 & Pardee | History & International Relations Private Research  Ashley Davidson conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).  CCD: Tell us about your experience in Kenya. What were your responsibilities?  Ashley: I conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, and wrote two senior theses related to Kenya: one that was ...