Each month we'll highlight a couple of the BUILD Graduate Mentors so that you can get to know them better.
Master's Program: Computer Science
Research Interests: Data Science
Personal Interests: Reading, gardening, crafting, cooking, and traveling
Quotes to Live By: “Life’s battles don’t always go to the faster or stronger man. But sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.”– Vince Lombardi
“Tough time doesn’t last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller
Master's Program: Kinesiology, option in Exercise Science
Hometown: Castro Valley, Calif.
Research Interests: Influence of physiology and exercise in Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, geriatric and cancer populations. Currently, my thesis focuses on the application of bright light therapy and bouts of aerobic exercise in older adults (55+), specifically investigating the effects on serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor.
Personal Interests: Learning/trying new things, running, dance, hiking, and cooking
Quote to Live By: “The fastest way to change the way you feel is to change the way you move.” – Annonymous