Sam Halpern
Sam Halpern

Sam Halpern

Years of professional experience?

Year that you started the iCAN program

  • 2022

What was your major and background?
Physics and Materials Science and Engineering

Research/Engagement Experience

What are your interests within computer science?
Networking, Systems, Programming languages, Computer Engineering, Security, Privacy

Project Title

How did you get interested in Computer Science?
Through work in the IT field

What social interests matter to you?
Political organizing, social and economic justice, transformative justice

What is your most impactful iCAN experience?
The experience of being able to learn fundamentals of Computer Science and Engineering from world class teachers has been an incredible experience from day one.

What are your hobbies/outside interests?
Cooking, gardening, car restoration, DIY electronics projects, sewing, knitting

Where are you from?
Champaign, Illinois