Jacques Cohen Award Winners

Feng Chen
Feng Chen
2021
Feng Chen '21, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude in Computer Science and Biochemistry. Feng did research under the Computer Science Department for three terms with Professor Hongfu Liu and Professor Pengyu Hong. His research about SARS-CoV-2 virus-host interaction was published on Cell Patterns.
Hangyu Du
Hangyu Du
2021
 Hangyu Du '21, graduated with a Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude in Computer Science and Economics. Enthusiastic about machine learning and its applications to real-world problems, he conducted an ML research project and an application-oriented ML side project during his time at Brandeis. The research project was about using network science to reveal virus-host interactions under the guidance of Prof. Hongfu Liu and Prof. Pengyu Hong. This work was published on Cell, Patterns Volume 2 Issue 5. The side project was about mining multi-modal data to build a standard pipeline for quick disaster response, which ended up as an open-source project.