Deepak-George Thomas is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. His interests lie in Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms, and his research revolves around developing Machine Learning Algorithms to augment autonomous vehicles and systems. In addition to pursuing his Ph.D., he also has his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State.
“Data Science is being used to improve human decision making and quality of life. My motivation to join this program was to implement and expand my skills by directly addressing social problems. In addition, I recognize that working in an interdisciplinary team would serve to broaden my perspectives and help me become a better scientist” -Deepak