Neil Chen

Graduated Creative Machines Lab, CU BJJ. Previously Goldman Sachs, Qualcomm.

Flushing, NYC

B.S. Columbia University

GitHub, LinkedIn, and Email.


Analyzing my diary with Python to understand my mood.

Depression and anxiety are treatable, targeted at students after a cluster of suicides at school.

Looking for Robotics: Modelling, Planning and Control?


heckell, a programming language for expressing algorithms in set notation

Bin-picking & manipulation for the FetchIt Challenge

Deep learning from scratch tutorial and workshops, with Jessie Liu, Orko Sarkar, Jonathan Zhang.

Artificial muscle behavior modelling with the Creative Machines Lab under Hod Lipson.

DenseNet data augmentation over CIFAR-100 with Roop Pal and Oscar Chang

Posture correction with deep learning at HackMobile, Qualcomm's intern hackathon, with Adit Deshpande.

Visualizing search/sort algorithms with robots, featured in Columbia Engineering with Gilad Penn. (1st place)

Scanning books automatically with robots, with Gilad Penn at HackMIT. (2nd place)

T-shirt shooting robot, featured at Maker Faire with Jan Pazhayampallil. (Build log)


Intro to Machine Learning for Team 2601.

Basics of Reinforcement Learning for CS mentorship at Columbia. Agent implementation on GitHub.

Execution Algorithms with Sian Lee Kitt, on benchmarks and execution strategies in equities markets.

Data Structures for Interviews with Yefri Gaitan - thanks to Raymond Xu.

Foresighted Navigation Through Cluttered Environments. A review of optimized robot navigation algorithms.

Principles for CS. Advice on, and overview of, the Columbia CS curriculum.

Towards Autonomous Warehousing and Delivery. A ROS implementation of various human-robot interfaces.

Hardware for Everyone. Basic hardware hacking intro.

Intro to JQuery. Hands-on introduction to the most widely deployed JavaScript library in the world.