Short Bio

I am a Undergraduate Mathematics Major at Florida Atlantic University , and I am a Student Researcher at the Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory in the Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences. I have been a Visiting Student in the Biomedical Sensors Laboratory at the University of Warwick. I am the co-founder of a small team working on designing machine olfaction systems that solve increasingly sensitive classification tasks by incorporating deep learning algorithms.

News

03/03/19 I was selected as the 2018 Undergraduate Researcher of the Year for the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
01/08/19 Our article “Medicine has gone to the dogs: Deep Learning and Robotic Olfaction to Mimic Working Dogs,” is now available in the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, vol. 37, pp. 55–60.
01/08/19 Our article "Odorveillance and the Ethics of Robotic Olfaction,” is now available in the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, vol. 37, pp. 16–19.
12/12/18 Our project: "Noninvasive Detection of Blood Glucose Changes in Type 1 Diabetics Using eNose Breath Analysis" was awarded grant funding through the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.
06/31/18 I am a Visiting Student in the Biomedical Sensors Laboratory at the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick
06/01/18 I recieved the Rubin and Cindy Gruber Machine Olfaction Summer Research Fellowship supporting travel to the Biomedical Sensors Laboratory at the University of Warwick and to the Intelligent Systems and Networks Group at Imperial College London.
04/18/18 I won third place at Florida Atlantic University's Wave Competition for a prototype machine olfaction device that uses deep learning artifical neural networks for classification.
04/07/18 I presented a biomedical engineering oral presentation: “Machine Olfaction Using Deep Learning Artificial Neural Networks” at The National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Edmond, Oklahoma.
03/05/18 I am now a 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow at The Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences at Florida Atlantic University.

Contact

StephenHoover [at] gmail [dot] com

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