I defended my thesis

Posted on Wed 21 July 2021 in life

I'm excited to announce that I successfully defended my PhD thesis today. My thesis is entitled, "Collaborative, open, and automated data science," and will be submitted to the MIT Library.

I want to thank the members of my committee, Dr. Kalyan Veeramachaneni, Prof. Saman Amarasinghe, and Prof. Rob Miller, as …

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Evaluating the impact of mentorship programs

Posted on Fri 04 June 2021 in life

One initiative that I have been working on for the past year at MIT is the EECS Graduate Application Assistance Program (EECS GAAP), both as an organizer and as a mentor. EECS GAAP is a program that pairs underrepresented applicants to the MIT EECS department with graduate student mentors.

This …

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The poor man's Google Sheets mail merge

Posted on Tue 01 December 2020 in life • Tagged with gsuite, email, scripting

If you're not in a corporate environment, you're probably not sending many mail merges in which you automatically send many emails to different recipients with customized content for each recipient. I recently had to send about 150 emails during my work for a student organization I am involved in. Content …

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My year in books

Posted on Sun 31 December 2017 in life • Tagged with life, books

At the beginning of 2017, I made a resolution: I would read 17 books for pleasure over the course of the year. Now, this might seem like very few to my mother who claims to read a new book every two days on her Kindle. And it might seem like …

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Wonders of YouTube

Posted on Fri 19 May 2017 in life • Tagged with life, italian, youtube, spirits, mediums

Who was Eusapia Palladino?

Eusapia Palladino era una medium Italiana.

I remember saying these words over and over in my dorm room in Schapiro Hall during my third year of college. I was practicing for the midterm presentation in my Advanced Italian Conversation course, in which we had to make …

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Posted on Fri 08 January 2016 in life • Tagged with life

Welcome to my site. I'll be writing about various topics, such as the world to which we are all party.