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Hello, I'm Lihan,
Data Scientist
& Crypto Dev
based in NYC.

About Me

Keep it simple.
Ask why.

Profile

Say and build things in the simplest way possible. When nothing can be taken away and every part brings value, that's good design. Good communication follows this too.

What to ask first, "how" or "why"? Academics and engineers are prime suspects for giving the wrong answer. Ask "why", especially important if you feel stupid doing so.

Career

Peraton Labs Research Scientist
September 2020 - Present

I research and develop ML applications for DARPA projects. Prototyped computer vision model for FPGA implementation in embedded vision systems, resulting application 2-3X faster than soft-CPUs in Counter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle application. Contributions led to one white paper, one successful grant proposal worth 1m+ usd.

Geometric Data Analytics Data Scientist
September 2018 - August 2020

Invented machine learning algorithm leading to 1 successful SBIR grant worth $225k and 1 successful DARPA grant worth $500k. Awarded IEEE Aerospace Track Best Paper (best out of 57 submissions).

FABRK Data Science Contractor
May 2018 - May 2019

FABRK is a decentralized social media protocol led by MIT Media Lab and Harvard entrepreneurs. Researched math, machine learning content for FABRK’s whitepaper, leading to $2m Initial Coin Offering.

Built privacy-aware computer vision application for Round A funding.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Intern
May 2017 - August 2017

Prototyped semisupervised tumor cell identification application and presented machine learning results to Ingo Mellinghoff Laboratory.

Developed semisupervised data pipeline for cell identification in immunofluorescence imagery with Tensorflow and Python Imaging Library.

Expertise

Let's aim for depth and breadth.

I write about research that interests me like Zero Knowledge Proof and Wavelet Scattering. There has been so many concepts and techs I have acquainted with, they are organized on the right from theoretic to technical.

  • Concepts

    Statistics
    Machine Learning
    Blockchain

  • Tech

    C++
    Kubernetes
    GCP
    Airflow
    Latex
    SQL, NoSQL
    under construction

  • Python

    PyTorch
    Tensorflow
    PyTest
    Ray
    common data science packages
    under construction

Portfolio

A selection of awards and projects.

Award

IEEE Aerospace Award

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My algorithm won the IEEE Aerospace 2020 Track Reward.

Research

LESS Algorithm

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Are signals also graphs? I invented a machine learning algorithm using this insight.

US Department of State

Fulbright Fellow

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I was Fulbright Fellow doing math research at Hungarian Academy of Science (2017-18). My Erdos number is two

Invested in

Algorand

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My favorite cryptocurrency is Algorand.