About Me

I'm currently a senior at Duke University, studying Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. I'm passionate about designing and building interactive technologies that unlock human potential and creativity. In particular, I'm interested in consumer products and novel human-computer interfaces.

What I do

Currently:

Undergraduate Researcher in the Duke Intelligent Interactive Internet of Things Lab. I'm working on developing more user-aware augmented reality (AR) through eye-tracking and mental state prediction.

Work Experience:

General Motors, User Experience / Software Engineering Intern, May 2021 - Aug 2021
General Motors, Hardware Product Engineering Intern, Jun 2020 - Aug 2020
Duke University, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Aug 2019 - Dec 2020

Research Experience:

Duke Intelligent Interactive Internet of Things Lab, Undergraduate Researcher, Jan 2021 - Present
Duke Dig@Lab for Digital Archaeology, Bass Connections Research Fellow, Aug 2019 - May 2021
Radford University Ecophysiology Lab, Research Intern, Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Publication:

The PASSER Project: Development of Micro-computer Enabled Feeders and Nest Boxes for Songbird Ecobehavioral Research. Philson, C.S., Xu, A., Ellery, M., Ray, A., Foltz, S. L., and Davis, J.E. Proceedings of SICB 2017 (Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology). New Orleans, LA, Jan 4 –6, 2017, P2-132.

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Media

Duke ECE Magazine 2021/2022, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Feature (Magazine Article)This Engineering Life (Podcast)Innovation at Duke (Press Release)Clinton Global Initiative University & Verizon Social Innovation Competition (Press Release)DukEngineer Magazine 2020 (Magazine Article)Duke in Silicon Valley Program Student Blog 2019 (Blog Post)DukEngineer Magazine 2019 (Magazine Article)