On Friday October 13th, a group of Alumni from the School of Computing presented a panel session to share their experiences in the field. Panelists included the following alumni:
Danielle Pace (’07) – PhD student, Computer Science, MIT
Danielle is a Biomedical Computing Alum. After completing a Masters in Biomedical Engineering at Western, she then worked for 3 years as a R&D Engineer in Medical Computing at Kitware Inc. in North Carolina. She is currently working on her PhD in medical image analysis at MIT.
Jing Xiang (’08) – Post-doctoral Researcher, Machine Learning, Carnegie Mellon University
Jing is a Queen’s Biomedical Computing Alum. She then went on to do her Master’s in medical imaging at the University of British Columbia. She recently finished her PhD working at the intersection of machine learning and computational genomics at CMU, and is continuing for a post-doc there. She is a climber, skier and is also interested in photography and visual art.
Nick Laan (’08) – Computer Science Teacher, Limestone District School Board
Nick is a Queen’s Biomedical Computing alum. He got is B. Ed. at Queen’s in 2009. As part of his undergraduate degree Nick spent a year working at IBM. in Toronto for their e-Commerce division. In the education field he has experience teaching computer programming, computer engineering, math, science, lego robot competitions, Ontario skills competitions, arduino’s, raspberry pi’s and working with at risk youth.
Suchita Ganesan (’16) – Software Developer, Zeligsoft
Suchita is a Queen’s Computing alum. She completed her undergrad in Computer Science & Engineering from Chennai, India in 2014. She went on to pursue her masters in computing, specializing in software modeling from the MASE (Modeling & Analysis in Software Engineering) research lab at Queen’s. She currently works as a Software Developer at Zeligsoft in Gatineau.