David Menager is a 2016-2020 Self Graduate Fellow pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Kansas, researching Artificial Intelligence (AI). Menager received a B.S. (2015) in computer science from the University of Kansas. He currently works in cognitive systems, which is a subfield of AI that aims to model every facet of the mind. Menager’s contributions are in episodic memory for intelligent agents. He has interned for the Naval Research laboratory, Lockheed Martin, and Adobe. During his tenure at the University of Kansas, Menager has served as the president of the National Society of Black Engineers, and has been a Self Engineering Leadership Fellow. Menager is currently a Rusty Leffel Concerned Student Award recipient, a GEM Fellow, and a Self Graduate Fellow.
Mentor: Arvin Agah, Associate Dean and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Dongkyu Choi, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering