daniel is a 21 year old graduate student in uc berkeley's eecs department researching under prof. satish rao and a co-founder of alpha echelon group. he will be joining columbia university as a ph.d. student in fall 2018. previously, he was an undergraduate at uc berkeley and researched under prof. lior pachter. last summer he worked as a research scientist at nec research's machine learning department. before that, as a software engineer at factual. his research is broadly in deep learning and algorithms in computational biology, however coursework is oddly all in theoretical computer science.