Nate Derbinsky
nate.derbinsky@gmail.com
Cambridge, MA
Education
Experience
Publications
Work-In-Progress: Graduate School Preparation within an Undergraduate Program
Proc. of the 124th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition (ASEE). Columbus, OH. (2017)
Aaron Carpenter and Nate Derbinsky and Yugu Yang-Keathley and Durga Suresh. [paper], [bib]
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]
Model AI Assignments 2016
Proc. of the Sixth Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI), 4139-4140. Phoenix, AZ. (2016)
Todd W. Neller and Laura E. Brown and James B. Marshall and Lisa Torrey and Nate Derbinsky and Andrew A. Ward and Thomas E. Allen and Judy Goldsmith and Nahom Muluneh. [paper], [talk], [website], [bib]
    Patents
    Funding
    • 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
    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
    2017
    • Organizing Committee, Deep Models and Artificial Intelligence for Military Applications: Potentials, Theories, Practices, Tools and Risks, AAAI 2017 Fall Symposium Series
    • Program Committee, Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18)
    • 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
    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