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"Transitioning into Industry and Academic Research", Cognitive Science Club Career Panel

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 07:30pm - 09:30pm

4th Floor Pane Room, Alexander Library, CAC

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This career panel is aimed to provide students with insights from individuals with experience in industry and academic research on their transition to their respective field.



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Vita Markman

Staff Software Engineer, LinkedIn

Markman received her PhD from the Rutgers Linguistics Department, and now she works on natural language processing applications and performing sentiment analysis of customer feedback for Linked In.


Jack Foster

Senior Consultant, Orbis Consultant

Jack is an experienced Headhunter with a demonstrated history of partnering with firms that have built out selective Machine Learning Teams. Jack has worked with highly skilled AI Researchers, Machine Learning Scientists, Deep Learning educators and formed exclusive partnerships with disruptive AI firms.


Kostas Bekris

Associate Professor, Rutgers University

Bekris received his PhD from the Computer Science Department at Rice University and is now an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Rutgers. Dr. Bekris focuses on algorithmic robotics research.


John Ma

Digital Director, Synechron

 John is a User Experience (UX) professional with 10+ years of thought leadership, UX strategy, interaction design, usability analysis, design architecture, UX instruction, product development and team building. Previous financial sector experience in the areas of investment banking, equity research, structured products and trading floor solutions


Arnold Glass

Psychology Professor, Rutgers University

Glass received his PhD from the Psychology Department at Stanford University and is now a professor in the Psychology Department at Rutgers. Glass focuses on research in computation of cognitive representations.