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Wells Lucas Santo

Curriculum Vitae

A printer-friendly version of my resume in PDF form.

Education

New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2016 M.S. Computer Science; B.S. Computer Engineering; Minor. Science and Society
  • Class Salutatorian and summa cum laude

Areas of Specialization: Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, History and Philosophy of Science
Areas of Competence: Signal Processing, Data Structures and Algorithms, Bioinstrumentation

Yale University Hertog Program in American Political Philosophy, New Haven, CT
  • 2011 Summer Honors Scholar

Employment

2017 - 2019:  Education Manager, AI4ALL, Oakland
2016 - 2017: Full-Stack Engineer and Designer, Cogitai, Brooklyn
2013 - 2016: Graduate Teaching Assistant, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn
2015 - 2015: Front-End UI/UX Web Developer, Percolate, NYC
2014 - 2015: Front-End Web Developer, BT Trading Group, NYC
2013 - 2015: Instructor and Educational Coach, Five Points Learning, Brooklyn

Talks

  • May 2019. Social Implications of AI at AI4K12.
  • March 2019. Quick Introduction to AI at Microsoft Minority Student Day.
  • Feb 2019. Social Implications of AI at NYU Tandon.
  • Feb 2019. AI4ALL: AI Will Change The World. Who Will Change AI? at Princeton University.
  • Nov 2018. Social Implications of AI for the LGBTQ Community at the 2018 oSTEM Conference.
  • Oct 2018. Social Implications of AI at the AI4K12 Symposium.
  • Jul 2018. Social Implications of AI at Boston University.
  • Jul 2018. Social Implications of AI at Columbia University.
  • Jul 2018. Social Implications of AI at Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Feb 2018. A Web Developer in an AI World at Learner's Guild.
  • Dec 2017. AI4ALL: AI Will Change The World. Who Will Change AI? at the 2017 Teen Vogue Summit.
  • Nov 2017. Ethics of AI at the 2017 New Context Conference.
  • April 2016. The Brain: Artificial and Natural at the NYC CS Opportunity Fair.
  • Feb 2016. The Brain: Artificial and Natural at the United Nations Youth Assembly.
  • Aug 2014. 19th Century Conceptions of the Electromagnetic Aether at NYU-Poly.

Publications

2013. "Flux (Φ)", Mercer Street 2013 - 2014. New York University.

Research Experience

Sep 2015 - May 2016: Master's Thesis
  • Hyperheuristics for Artificial General Intelligence and a General Tree Search Algorithm
  • Advisor: Julian Togelius
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015: Summer Research
  • Emergence in the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect (FQHE)
  • Advisor: Jonathan Bain
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014: Summer Research
  • Philosophy of Maxwell's Electromagnetic Aether
  • Advisor: Jonathan Bain
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013: Summer Research
  • Citizen Science and Human-Computer Interaction
  • Advisor: Oded Nov

Honors and Awards

  • 2016: Margaret Goldstone Award, New York University
  • 2016: Outstanding Student Assistant Award, New York University
  • 2016: Technology, Culture, and Society Writing Award, New York University
  • 2015: Outstanding Student Assistant Award, New York University
  • 2015: Presidential Award, New York University
  • 2014: Technology, Culture, and Society Writing Award, New York University
  • 2013: Mercer Street Editor's Choice Award, New York University
  • 2012: Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America