Diana Hu, M.Sci. in Computer Engineering

Advisor, Data Science

Diana is currently the CTO & Co-Founder of Escher Reality, an Augmented Reality startup based in Boston.  Previous to Escher, Diana held positions as Data Science Architect for Verizon Communications; and Research Analyst, Research Engineer and Software Engineer for the Intel Corporation in Silicon Valley. Diana is an expert in building general machine learning systems and computer vision applications at different scales and architectures from mobile devices (iOS & Android), Amazon EC2, Hadoop, HPC, GPU, to embedded systems. Diana has worked on the full lifecycle of models and algorithms from idea, research, prototyping, evaluation to deployment. Diana specializes in Data mining, Computer vision, Pattern recognition, Signal processing, and Cloud computing. Diana is proficient in Python, Scala, C++, Java, Swift, Objective-C, Python’s scientific stack, R, MATLAB, OpenCV R, JavaScript (D3.js, Processing.js), AWS (ec2, s3, emr), Hadoop (Mahout), Spark, CUDA, and MPI. She holds a M.S. and a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnie Mellon University and is the inventor of several machine- learning related patents.