People

Connor W. Coley
Assistant Professor

Connor received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Caltech and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering MIT. His research interests are in how data science and laboratory automation can be used to streamline discovery in the chemical sciences.

Samuel Goldman
Graduate Student

Sam received his A.B. in Computer Science from Harvard in 2019 and is a PhD student at MIT in Computational and Systems Biology. He is interested in using machine learning methods to develop better models of enzymatic catalysis.

Itai Levin
Graduate Student

Itai received his B.A. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology from Cornell and is a PhD student at MIT in Biological Engineering, co-advised with Chris Voigt. He is interested in improving computer-aided synthesis planning for pathways that involve enzymatic catalysis.

David Graff
Graduate Student

David completed his B.A. in Chemistry at Princeton and is now working on his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Harvard as a joint student between the Coley group and the Shakhnovich group. His work focuses on using optimization and machine learning to accelerate the discovery of drug-like molecules.

Paula Pieper
Undergraduate Student

Paula is an undergrad student (graduating 2022) studying Chemical Engineering and Data Science at MIT. She previously worked in the Langer Lab studying methods to make CRISPR-Cas9 more efficient and is currently interested in using machine learning for chemical and biological synthesis.

Nathaniel Kim
Undergraduate Student

Nathan is an undergrad student in Computer Science and Mathematics at MIT. He is interested in application software, web development, and data science.