Co-President: Brad Gordon

Brad Gordon
  • Full-time software engineer at Fusionbox with a passion for computational statistics and machine learning
  • Attends CSCI and APPM courses at CU on a part-time basis
  • Systems minded data scientist
  • Graduated from Grinnell College with a dual MA in Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Ardent consumer of political data (polls, economic/social policy analysis, you name it)

Co-President: Monal Narasimhamurthy

Monal Narasimhamurthy
  • First year PhD student, advised by Prof Matthew Hammer
  • Member of the Programming Languages and Verification group at CU Boulder (CUPLV)
  • Research focus on Programming Languages and Incremental Computation
  • Worked or interned previously at Amazon, and Apigee
  • Code at, LinkedIn

Team Captain: Pedro Rodriguez

Pedro Rodriguez
  • 3rd year PhD student advised by Jordan Boyd-Graber in machine learning, natural language processing, and specifically question answering
  • Data scientist and research scientist experienced in software and data engineering
  • Academic or Industry alumni of UC Berkeley Computer Science, AMPLab, Trulia/Zillow, Oracle Data Cloud, and Riot Games
  • Website at, Code at, LinkedIn
  • Avid Downhill/Telemark/Backcountry skier and rock climber

Faculty Advisor: Rafael Frongillo

Rafael Frongillo
  • Assistant professor of computer science at CU Boulder, and affiliate faculty in applied math.
  • Research is at the interface of theoretical machine learning and economics,encompassing topics such as information elicitation, crowdsourcing, and markets.
  • Was previously a postdoc at MSR-NYC and then at Harvard's CRCS with Yiling Chen and Yaron Singer in the EconCS group
  • Completed Ph.D. in theoretical computer science at Berkeley, advised by Christos Papadimitriou and funded by the NDSEG Fellowship
  • Website , LinkedIn