Graduate Student Representative
Nicole Rafidi is a fifth year Ph.D. candidate in the joint Machine Learning and Neural Computation program at Carnegie Mellon University, where she develops algorithms for analyzing brain data so we can better understand how humans process language. Originally a valley girl from Los Angeles, she fled the sunshine for Princeton University, where she earned a BSE in Electrical Engineering. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, swimming and running. She also has an extremely cute dog.
Nicole serves as the Vice President of External Affairs in Carnegie Mellon’s Graduate Student Assembly. She is the current Chair of Internal Communications for PSGC.