Rini Mehta
Rini Mehta

Rini Mehta

Years of professional experience?
10

Year that you started the iCAN program

  • 2020

What was your major and background?
Comparative Literature, PhD, Asosciate Professor

Research/Engagement Experience

What are your interests within computer science?
Coding and translating temporal and qualitative data, Natural Language Processing.

Project Title

How did you get interested in Computer Science?
I have always been fascinated by programming languages, and began learning CS formally in 2020.

What social interests matter to you?
Humanities education, equality, cultivating empathy.

What is your most impactful iCAN experience?
Coursework, learning algorithms from scratch, capstone project.

What are your hobbies/outside interests?
Watching movies, reading books, writing blogs.

Where are you from?
Illinois, originally from India.