Background

Hello, I’m

Mihir Patel

About Me

Hi There! I'm Mihir Patel

I'm currently a student at Stanford studying math and computer science. My interests lie in artificial intelligence research, especially areas related to vision and decision making. I care about the people around me, contributing to society, and enjoying the journey.

  • Email: mihirp@stanford.edu

  • Phone: (703) 939-0540

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Stanford

Stanford University

B.S. in Mathematics '22, B.S., M.S. in Computer Science '22

Theory: Algorithms (CS 161, 168), Data Structures (CS 166), Complexity/Computability Theory (CS 154)

Systems: Systems I/II (CS 107, 110), OS Theory (CS 140), Compilers (CS 143), Parallel (149), Security (CS 155, 255), Databases (CS 245)

AI: NLP (CS 224n), Graphical Models (CS 228), Reinforcement Learning (CS 234, 238), Generative Models (CS 236)

TJHSST

Thomas Jefferson (TJHSST)

Class of '18

Classes: Artificial Intelligence I/II, Parallel Computing I/II, Computer Vision I/II, Web/Mobile App Development, Computer Systems Research

Work Experience

Places I've been, things I've done. Startups, big tech, research, and sports.

SVL

Stanford Vision Lab

Sep 2017 - Present

Improving autonomous navigation in urban environments with 3D information. Part of the JackRabbot team.

Citadel

Citadel

Jun 2021 - Aug 2021

I'll be joining the Global Fixed Income team as a Quantitative Researcher. Stay tuned to learn more!

CapitalOne

Skiff

Jun 2020 - Mar 2021

2nd engineer at Sequoia-backed startup building E2EE collaboration tools. Built filesystem and designed security model.

Bridewater

Bridewater Associates

Jul 2020 - Aug 2020

Researched and wrote on the Australian economy, focusing on pandemic fiscal policy impacts and household debt.

Facebook

Facebook

Jul 2019 - Sep 2019

Built infrastructure to create topic stories. Created ML models to determine quality and intelligently rank stories content.

CapitalOne

Capital One

Jul 2018 - Sep 2018

Identified poor content on Capital One’s learning platform with an AWS serverless pipeline, reducing bad content by 30%.

GF Hoops

GF Hoops

Nov 2013 - Jan 2018

Worked as senior referee at GF Hoops basketball leagues, reffing elementary, middle, and high schoolers.

Anant

Anant Corporation

Jul 2017 - Aug 2017

Streamlined sales prospecting by NLP-based task analysis with Elasticsearch and a React front end.

MPBA

MPBA Lab

Jun 2017 - Jul 2017

Estimated apple harvests several months in advance using AI-enhanced drones with over 99% accuracy.

My Recent Projects

A short list of highlighted projects. Some are research, some for class, and some hobby.

JRDB

JRDB

Sep 2019 - Current

The first large-scale 2D/3D egocentric robotics dataset in human environments. Published in TPAMI.

JRMOT

JRMOT

Sep 2018 - Jan 2020

An online, real-time, 2D-3D tracker for autonomous robots and cars. Published in IROS 2020.

Battlecode

Battlecode: Team Smite

January 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Competed in Battlecode, a month long MIT AI strategy competition. Tied 9th 2021, 2nd 2020, 1st 2019, tied 9th 2018.

MPBA

FARM

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019

Explored training a family of autoregressive models for improved image completion and sublinear image generation.

Binomial Heap

Functional Priority Queues

Apr 2019 - Jun 2019

Adapted ideas from Brodal queues and skew binomial heaps for improved item deletion times in a purely functional setting.

LymphTracker

LymphMeasure

Jun 2017 - Oct 2017

A computer vision system to calculate limb size from phone images. Used to track the state of Lymphedema swelling.

Track

ISIS Tracker

Jul 2016 - Apr 2017

Automated identification of ISIS propaganda accounts on social media. Presented at NSA and Raytheon.

iDr Logo

iDr

Jul 2015 - Jan 2016

Tracked chronic wounds via computer vision with Xyken/Johns Hopkins. Published in IEEE Conference on Connected Health.

Awards

US Presidential Scholar

U.S. Presidential Scholar

Top Male High School Graduate in Virginia
Rang NASDAQ Closing Bell

Rang NASDAQ Closing Bell

Rang bell in New York with Regeneron
Science Talent Search Finalist

Science Talent Search Finalist

Top 40 in Regeneron STS Competition
National Economics Challenge

3rd Place in NEC with TJHSST

3rd Overall in National Economics Challenge
NSA Directorate Challenge Coin

NSA Directorate Challenge Coin

For Work in Automated ISIS Propaganda Identification
ISEF

Two-Time ISEF Finalist

Won 3rd in International Science Fair in CS