Sam is a first year PhD student working with Professor Christoph Riedl. His research interests explore the potential of technology for human cooperation, specifically for understanding and augmentation. Sam comes from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned his B.S. in Mathematics and Psychology with a minor in Computer Science. At UW-Madison, he worked on prediction of movie box office revenues using Reddit data and improvement of police officers’ well-being using mindfulness-based interventions.