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Christian Shewmake 书逸才

Berkeley, CA || Austin, TX

Exploring Lie groups and their role in perception

Academic Research

Fall 2020 Learning Lie Group Models for Visual Perception

Prof. Bruno Olshausen, Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience

UC Berkeley

Fall 2019 Dynamic Persistent Memory in Spiking Neural Networks

Prof. ShiNung Ching, Brain Dynamics and Control Lab

Washington University in St. Louis

Fall 2016 Parameter Estimation for Channel Dynamics in Cardiac Chaos

Prof. Jon Silva, Multiscale Dynamics, Modeling, and Simulation Lab

Washington University in St. Louis

Summer 2015 EEG Dynamics During Sleep, Seizure, and Coma

Prof. ShiNung Ching, Brain Dynamics and Control Lab

Washington University in St. Louis

Education

2018 - 2019 Masters in Systems Science and Mathematics

Washington University in St. Louis

 

2013 - 2017 Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering

Second Major in Applied Mathematics

Minor in Computer Science

Washington University in St. Louis

2016 - 2017 Winter Course in Complexity

New England Complex Systems Institute, MIT Campus

Complexity Science, Dynamical Systems Modeling, and Network Theory

2016 ​International Summer Exchange Program​

Political Theory and Comparative Politics, Development of Modern China

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Industry R&D Experience

2018 Computational Modeling and Systems Engineer

Koniku Inc | Neurotech Wetware Startup | Berkeley, CA

Lab Automation and High Throughput Screening

Real-Time Explosive Detection With Cell Biosensors

February 2018 Computational Modeling Intern

Koniku Inc | Neurotech Wetware Startup | Berkeley, CA

Biosensor Response Modeling and Experimental Design

2017 Founder & CEO

SomniScan | HealthTech Startup | St. Louis, MO

Development of Novel Sleep Disorder Screening Tool [EEG + SpO2, DNN]

Extensive Literature Review and Market Research in Sleep Tech

Social Good Projects​

Summer 2019 Identifying Individuals for Community Health Programs

The City of Memphis Fire and Emergency Services Department

UChicago Data Science For Social Good Fellowship

Summer 2017 Volunteer Data Strategy Consultant

The OneSky Foundation | Child Welfare NGO | Beijing, China

2013-2015 Founding Member, Engineering World Health Chapter

Washington University in St. Louis

Teaching Experience

2019 Dynamics on Learned Manifolds

Chalk Talks @ WUSTL

2016 Teaching Fellow, Harvard's CS50

LaunchCode | St. Louis, MO

2016 Rapid Device Prototyping Workshops

BMES, Engineering [for] World Health @ WUSTL

2015 Calculus III Subsection Instructor

Academic Services @ WUSTL

Papers & Poster Presentations

​2020 Paper: N Miolane, A Brigant, ..., C Shewmake, ..., X Pennec. 

Geomstats: A Python Package for Riemannian Geometry in Machine Learning. To Appear. JMLR, 2020.

2020 Talk: N Miolane, A Brigant, ..., C Shewmake, ..., X Pennec. 

Geomstats: A Python Package for Riemannian Geometry in Machine Learning. Talk submitted to SciPy Conference, 2020.

2019 Poster: Helping Emergency Medical Services to Identify High Utilizers for Proactive Care Services

DSSG Datafest 2019 Poster Session, Imperial College London, UK

2017 Poster: SomniScan - Bringing Sleep Testing Home​, Biomedical Engineering Day Poster Session

Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Grants & Awards

2020 Travel Support | $1000, Geomstats Hackathon

Hosts: Dr. Nina Miolane, Dr. Xavier Pennec, Epione Group

INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Côte d'Azur, France

2019 Data Science For Social Good Summer Fellowship | Funded

UChicago, Imperial College London, Turing Institute (acc. rate 5%)

​2017 Travel Grant | $1000, The OneSky Foundation Project 

Summer Internship Support Program @ WUSTL

2017 Finalists | $2500 Deposit + $2500 in Legal Aid, SomniScan

Low-Cost Sleep Disorder Screening Tool

The Discovery Competition @ WUSTL

2016 EPRB R&D Grant | $1000, SomniScan

The Engineering Projects Review Board @ WUSTL

2014 Semifinalists | $1000 + Lab Space, AmoxiDerm/ChitoTrans 

Transdermal Drug Delivery System for Resource-Poor Areas

The Discovery Competition @ WUSTL

2014 EPRB R&D Grant | $600, ChitoTrans

The Engineering Projects Review Board @ WUSTL

Programming

Languages

Python, C++, C, Matlab, Java, R, LaTex

HTML, CSS, Javascript, Node.js, Django, SQL

Systems & Tools

Jupyter Lab/Notebook, Linux/Unix Shell, Git, Github, Bitbucket, AWS EC2, GCloud Functions, GCloud Notebooks, VIM, Arduino

Public Talks

2019 Identifying 911 High Utilizers for Proactive Care Services in Memphis, TN

DSSG Datafest 2019 Main Event @ Imperial College London, UK

2019 Using Data Science to Identify Potential 911 High Utilizers

Data for Memphis Public Services, Memphis, TN

2019 Dynamics on Learned Manifolds

Chalk Talks @ WUSTL

2019 Systems Science & Biotech Startup Representative

Graduate Careers Panel @ WUSTL

© 2019 by Christian Shewmake