Neil Chen

Currently @ Creative Machines Lab, CRL, CU BJJ. Previously Goldman Sachs, Qualcomm.


Flushing, NYC

Columbia University


Depression and anxiety are treatable.


I am a CA for Humanoid Robots with Jingxi Xu.

GitHub, LinkedIn, and Email.

Projects


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

High-voltage digital microfluidics droplet tracking via CV for HealthHacks 2017. (Honorable mention)

Realtime Twitter streaming and analysis in partnership with 1st Information Operations, US Army.

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. (16-page build log available here)

Talks

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.

heckell. A programming language for expressing algorithms in set notation.

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.

Jumpstarting Aspiring Developers and Entrepreneurs. An intensive webdev/entrepreneurship bootcamp I taught.

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