David Menager is a 2016-2020 Self Graduate Fellow pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Kansas. He received a B.S. (2015) in computer science from the University of Kansas. Menager is currently researching Artificial Intelligence (AI). He works in cognitive systems which is a subfield of AI that aims to model every facet of the human intellect. His contributions are in episodic memory for intelligent agents. He published a preliminary work in 2016 on this subject and is currently working on a journal submission that details foundational components of artificial episodic memory. During his tenure at the University of Kansas, David has served as the President of the National Society of Black Engineers, and has been a undergraduate SELF Engineering Leadership Fellow. He has interned at Garmin, Adobe, and the Naval Research Laboratory. David is also a GEM Fellow.
Mentor: Arvin Agah, Associate Dean and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Dongkyu Choi, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering