AI, For the Future.
A passionate Technologist and Songwriter.
Brandon is driven by curiosity to discover the unknown, and a love to create using technology as a medium. He believes in pursuing research that can improve lives, and careful analysis of ethics in automation.
Brandon explores the intersection of Vision, Language, and Decision-Making. He specializes in Image Captioning, and Reinforcement Learning, with an interest in Robotics.
Brandon grew up in a rural community along the Columbia River in Oregon. Introduced to coding in 2012 by his close friend, he started building software applications of increasing complexity. He graduated from the Saint Helens High School as Valedictorian in 2017, and entered the UC Berkeley in the EECS Class of 2021. In 2016 and 2017, He worked with Dr. Christof Teuscher at Portland State University, investigating Sequential Decision-Making. In his first year at UC Berkeley, he worked with Dr. Bruno Olshausen, and Dr. Dawn Song on two projects for Neural Program Synthesis. He is currently working with Dr. Jean Oh and Dr. Ralph Hollis at Carnegie Mellon University on Image Captioning for Robot Perception.