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General Information

Full Name Ellis L. Brown, II
Location Pittsburgh, PA

Education

  • 2023
    M.S. in Computer Science
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2020
    Non-Degree Graduate Student, Computer Science
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • 2019
    Non-Degree Graduate Student, Computer Science
    Columbia University, New York, NY
  • 2017
    B.S. in Computer Science; B.A. in Mathematics
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Experience

  • 2020 - 2021
    Research Engineer
    BlackRock AI Labs, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2018 - 2019
    ML Engineer
    BlackRock AI Labs, New York, NY
    • Founding team member
  • 2017
    Software Engineer
    BlackRock, New York, NY
  • 2016
    Software Engineering Intern
    BlackRock, New York, NY

Open Source Projects

Honors and Awards

  • 2021
    • Scholar, Computer Science Research Mentorship Program, Google Research
    • Scholar, Lighting the Pathways to Faculty Careers for Natives in STEM, American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)
  • 2019
    • 2nd Place, Graduate Student Research Competition, AISES National Conference

Scholarship

  • 2023 - 2028
    • GEM PhD Full Fellowship, sponsored by Adobe Research
  • 2021 - Pres.
    • Intel Growing the Legacy Graduate Scholarship
    • Osage Nation Higher Education Graduate Scholarship
  • 2013 - 2017
    • Osage Nation Higher Education Undergraduate Scholarship

Other Interests

  • Hobbies: water polo, skiing, kitesurfing (learning); Formula 1; eating/cooking delicious food.