ericpena

Photo Credit: Samuel Sung

About Me


Talks, Publications, and Posters

  • Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE) 2022
    • (talk) Life Worth Mentioning
  • Wolfram Demonstration Project 2022
    • (demonstration) Cellular Automata with Modified Game-of-Life Rules
  • Artificial Life Journal 2021
    • (publication) Life Worth Mentioning: Complexity of Life-Like Cellular Automata
  • Conference on Complex Systems (CCS) 2021
    • (talk) Life Worth Mentioning
  • Norteast Regional Conference on Complex Systems (NERCCS) 2021
    • (talk) Complexity in Conway’s Game of Life and other Life-Like Cellular Automata
    • (poster) Bayesian Sparse Network Reconstruction
  • Norteast Regional Conference on Complex Systems (NERCCS) 2020
    • (poster) Cellular Automata Optimization using Genetic Algorithms

Experience


Awards

  • Mobilizer Award (post), Awarded by Motional (2022)
  • Graduate Service to Department in Systems Science Award (post), Awarded by Binghamton University (2021)
  • Honorable Mention for Best Poster Award (post), Awarded by Northeast Regional Conference on Complex Systems (2020)
  • Clifford D. Clark Diversity Fellow (link), Two years — Awarded by Binghamton University (2019—2021)
  • Young Scholars Program Scholarship, Five years — Awarded by The OSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion (2008—2013)

Education

  • Master of Science, Binghamton University. 2021. (4.0 GPA)
    • Systems Science
    • Thesis: Life Worth Mentioning: Complexity of Life-Like Cellular Automata
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate, Binghamton University. 2021. (4.0 GPA)
    • Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University. 2014.
    • Engineering Physics — (specialization: Computer Science and Engineering)

Contact

EMAIL: eric.pena@binghamton.edu
  • I’m happy to serve as an ambassador for the Binghamton University System Science and Industrial Engineering Department. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions! (link)