Nate Derbinsky
nate.derbinsky@gmail.com
Cambridge, MA
Education
Experience
Publications
A Comparison of Supervised Learning Algorithms for Telerobotic Control using Electromyography Signals
Proc. of the 30th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 4208-4209. Phoenix, AZ. (2016)
Tyler M. Frasca and Antonio G. Sestito and Craig Versek and Douglas E. Dow and Barry C. Husowitz and Nate Derbinsky. [paper], [poster], [bib]
    Patents
    Funding
    • Nate Derbinsky. Methods for Efficient Parallelization of the ADMM on Diverse Platforms.
      AWS Cloud Credits for Research, July 2018. $49,000.
    • Nate Derbinsky. Research Support for the Reinforcement Learning for Modeling Large-Scale Cognitive Reasoning utilizing SOAR.
      Naval Postgraduate School, June 2018. $88,772.
    • Nate Derbinsky. Modeling Combat Identification Within the Soar Cognitive Architecture and Naval Simulation System.
      Metron & Naval Postgraduate School, December 2017. $32,534.
    • Joseph Martel-Foley, Ryan Rogers, Kimberly Foster, Nate Derbinsky. Flyometrics: An Automated System for Improving Fly Work in Undergraduate Research by Students for Students
      Presidential EPIC Mini-Grant Program, October 2017, $4,915.
    • Rachel Maitra, Nate Derbinsky, Simon Williamson. Hybrid Virtual-Physical Fractal Experience
      Presidential EPIC Mini-Grant Program, October 2016, $5,000.
    • Rob Trumbour, Nate Derbinsky. Artificial Intelligence and Industrial Robotics
      Presidential EPIC Mini-Grant Program, October 2016, $4,995.
    • Nate Derbinsky. GPU Grant (Tesla K40 {active})
      NVIDIA Corporation, August 2016, $1,044.
    • John Haga, Mami Wentworth, Reinaldo Sanchez-Arias, Igor Cizelj, Nate Derbinsky. Catastrophe Modeling
      Sagan Faculty Fund Grants Program, March 2016, $6,440.
    • Omair Zubairi, Nate Derbinsky, James O'Brien, Barry Husowitz, Reinaldo Sanchez-Arias. Applications in Computational Science
      Presidential EPIC Mini-Grant Program, Feburary 2016, $5,000.
    • Nate Derbinsky, Steve Chomyszak. How to Make (Almost) Anything @ WIT
      Sagan Faculty Fund Grants Program, November 2015, $19,960.
    • Nate Derbinsky, Monique Fuchs, Emma Smith Zbarsky, James O’Brien, Tyler Frasca. Can a Robot Play Cornhole?
      Presidential EPIC Mini-Grant Program, October 2015, $5,000.
    Awards
    Teaching
    2018
    2017
    2016
    2015
    2014
    2013
    2011
    2010
    2009
    2008
    • Graduate Student Instructor, EECS 376 (Foundations of Computer Science)
    • Graduate Student Instructor, EECS 280 (Programming and Introductory Data Structures)
    • Student, ENGR 580 (Teaching Engineering)
    • Participant, University of Michigan College of Engineering GSI Teacher Training Program
    2005
    • Teaching Assistant, CSC 540 (Database Management Concepts and Systems)
    • Teaching Assistant, BUS 495 (Leadership Seminar)
    Service
    2018
    • Co-Chair, Ninth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI-19)
    • Program Committee, 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence/23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-ECAI-18)
    • Program Committee, 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE 2019), Workshops
    • Program Committee, Twenty-Fourth AAAI/SIGAI Doctoral Consortium (AAAI-19 DC)
    • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
    • Member, University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Northeastern University
    • NU Talk Presenter, JumpStart, Northeastern University
    • Chair, FTNTT Hiring Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    • Co-Chair, Teaching Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    • Member, Assessment Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    • Member, Undergraduate Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    • Member, Systems Advisory Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    • Member, By-laws Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    2017
    • Organizing Committee, Deep Models and Artificial Intelligence for Military Applications: Potentials, Theories, Practices, Tools and Risks, AAAI 2017 Fall Symposium
    • Program Committee, Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18)
    • Program Committee, Eighth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI-18)
    • Program Committee, Twenty-Third AAAI/SIGAI Doctoral Consortium (AAAI-18 DC)
    • Program Committee, 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE 2018), Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF)
    • Program Committee, Fifth Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS)
    • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
    • Reviewer, Twenty-sixth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017)
    • Faculty Ambassador, Accelerate, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Service Learning Committee, Center for Community and Learning Partnerships (CLP), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Chair, Instructional Committee (MultiPurpose Academic Building Steering Committee), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Chair, Facilities and Equipment Committee, Faculty Senate, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Chair, BCOS Curriculum Committee, Department of Computer Science & Networking, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Co-Chair, Research Coordination Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Innovation + Experiential Learning (IEL) Council, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Search Committee, Department of Computer Science & Networking, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Undergraduate Committee, College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University
    2016
    • Program Committee, 48th ACM Technical Symposium on Computing Science Education (SIGCSE 2017), Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF)
    • Program Committee, Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17), Cognitive Systems Track
    • Program Committee, Seventh Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI-17)
    • Program Committee, Fourth Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS)
    • Reviewer, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE)
    • Faculty Ambassador, Accelerate, Wentworth Institute of Technology (TechRepublic)
    • Member, Advisory Committee, Office of Learning, Innovation & Technology (LIT), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Service Learning Committee, Center for Community and Learning Partnerships (CLP), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Study Abroad Faculty Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Student Experience Diversity Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, O-5: Diversity as a business practice, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Chair, Instructional Committee (New MultiPurpose Academic Building Steering Committee), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Co-Chair, Academic Plan 2016 Committee (E+I), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Co-Chair, Research Coordination Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Innovation + Experiential Learning (IEL) Council, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Ad Hoc Committee, Undergraduate Student Learning Outcomes, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Chair, CS Curriculum Committee, Department of Computer Science & Networking, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Masters Curriculum Committee, Department of Computer Science & Networking, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Search Committee, Department of Computer Science & Networking, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Search Committee, Department of Applied Mathematics, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Physics Search Committee, Department of Sciences, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    2015
    • Program Committee, Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-16), Cognitive Systems Track
    • Program Committee, EuroAsianPacific Joint Conference on Cognitive Science (EAP CogSci)
    • Program Committee, Third Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS)
    • Mentor, Students of Cognitive Systems Workshop (SOCS)
    • Co-Chair, FutureME, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Faculty Ambassador, Accelerate, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Ad Hoc Committee, General Education Outcomes, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Advisory Committee, Office of Learning, Innovation & Technology (LIT), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Service Learning Committee, Center for Community and Learning Partnerships (CLP), Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Student Experience Diversity Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, O-5: Diversity as a business practice, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Physics Search Committee, Department of Sciences, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Co-Chair, Computer Science I/II Development Committee, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    • Member, Curriculum Committee, Bachelor of Computer Science, Wentworth Institute of Technology
    2014
    2013
    • Monitor and A/V Lead, 2013 Kickoff, The 84 Movement, Worcester, MA
    • Program Committee, Twenty-Seventh AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Special Track on Cognitive Systems
    2012
    • Discussant, First Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS)
    • Co-Chair, Special Interest Group on Faculty (SIG-Faculty), University of Michigan
    2011
    • Program Committee, Twenty-Second International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI)
    • Program Committee, 2nd Symposium on Human Memory for Artificial Agents, AISB
    • President, Computer Science and Engineering Graduate student organization (CSEG), University of Michigan
    2010
    • Project Leader, CSE Department, LEAD Engineering, University of Michigan
    • Outreach Chair, Computer Science and Engineering Graduate student organization (CSEG), University of Michigan
    2009
    • President, Computer Science and Engineering Graduate student organization (CSEG), University of Michigan
    • Volunteer Consultant, The Technology Tent (Powering Potential) @ Banjika, Tanzania
    • Graduate Student Representative, CS Curriculum Committee, University of Michigan
    2008
    • Graduate Student Representative, CS Curriculum Committee, University of Michigan
    2006
    2005
    Entrepreneurship
    • BitX Solutions, President (1998-2009; Cary, NC)
      • Secured and executed contracts with corporate, university, government, and non-profit clients
      • Hired, led, and subcontracted software development teams
      • Managed system architecture, database schema, coding, testing, and product development
      • Developed and deployed commercial desktop-, web-, and mobile-applications
    Skills
    • macOS, Linux, Windows
    • MS Office, LaTeX
    • MySQL, SQLite
    • Java, C++, Python
    • PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
    • Git, Mercurial, Subversion
    • Soar, ADMM, Weka
    • Arduino, Raspberry Pi