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Hi! I'm Jocelyn, an incoming graduate student at the MIT Media Lab. I graduated from MIT in 2021 with a degree in Computer Science alongisde a minor in Economics. I'm passionate about technology, behavioral science, and AI policy and ethics. The driving motivation behind my research and my projects is to understand the relationship between machines, individuals, and society. In the past, I've worked at Citadel (Software Engineering Intern), Facebook (Software Engineering Intern), and Affectiva (Data Science Intern). I hope to use my knowledge in CS and machine learning to better understand human behavior and contribute to causes related to mental disability, education, and assistive technology, as well as drive research behind policy decisions regarding artificial intelligence and equitable technology. Aside from my work, I'm a writer and digital artist based in Los Angeles.


Lifelong Personalization via Gaussian Process Modeling for Long-Term HRI

Samuel Spaulding, Jocelyn Shen, HaeWon Park, and Cynthia Breazeal. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2021

Towards Transferrable Player Models in Educational Games

Samuel Spaulding, Jocelyn Shen, HaeWon Park, and Cynthia Breazeal. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2021

Branching principles of animal and plant networks identified by combining extensive data, machine learning and modelling

Alexander B. Brummer, Panagiotis Lymperopoulos, Jocelyn Shen, Elif Tekin, Lisa P. Bentley, Vanessa Buzzard, Andrew Gray, Imma Oliveras, Brian J. Enquist and Van M. Savage. Journal of the Royal Society Interface Volume 18, Issue 174, 2021