Carlos G. Correa cgcorrea@princeton.edu
Education
Princeton, NJ
Ph.D. Candidate in Neuroscience 2021 - Current
M.A. in Neuroscience 2018 - 2021
Advisors: Nathaniel D. Daw, Ph.D., Thomas L. Griffiths, Ph.D.
Austin, TX
B.S. with Honors in Computer Science 2008 - 2012
Robstown High School Robstown, TX
Valedictorian 2008
Papers
Ho, M. K., Abel, D., Correa, C. G., Littman, M. L., Cohen, J. D., and Griffiths, T. L. (Preprint). Control of mental representations in human planning. arXiv. https://arxiv.org/abs/2105.06948
Goldstein-Piekarski, A. N., Wielgosz, J., Xiao, L., Stetz, P., Correa, C. G., ..., Williams, L. M. (2021). Early changes in neural circuit function engaged by negative emotion and modified by behavioural intervention are associated with depression and problem-solving outcomes: A report from the ENGAGE randomized controlled trial. EBioMedicine.
Williams, L.M., Pines, A., Goldstein-Piekarski, A.N., Rosas, L.G., Kullar, M., Sacchet, M.D., Gevaert, O., Bailenson, J., Lavori, P.W., Dagum, P., Wandell, B., Correa, C., ..., Ma, J. (2017). The ENGAGE study: Integrating neuroimaging, virtual reality and smartphone sensing to understand self-regulation for managing depression and obesity in a precision medicine model. Behaviour Research and Therapy.
Conference Proceedings
Correa, C.G.*, Ho, M. K.*, Callaway, F., Griffiths, T.L. (2020). Resource-rational Task Decomposition to Minimize Planning Costs. In Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.13862
Posters
Leikauf, J.E., Bueno, A.N., Correa, C.G., Sempere, V.P., Williams, L.M. (2019, October). Apple Watch Pilot for Youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Chicago, Illinois.
Correa, C.G., Callaway, F., Ho, M.K., Griffiths, T.L. (2019, July). Compositional subgoal representations. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Montreal, Qu├ębec, Canada.
Teaching Experience
Linear Algebra Bootcamp for Neuroscience Ph.D. Students, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Summer 2020 & 2021
Prepared and taught half-day Linear Algebra module with exercises
NEU 502B From Molecules to Systems to Behavior, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Spring 2020
Assistantship in Instruction
NEU 301 Cellular Neurobiology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Fall 2019
Assistantship in Instruction
Experience
Stanford University Stanford, CA, Research Software Engineer 2016 - 2018
Clara Labs San Francisco, CA, Software Engineer 2015 - 2016
OpenTable San Francisco, CA, Software Engineer 2014 - 2015
Ness Computing Los Altos, CA, Software Engineer, acquired by OpenTable 2012 - 2014
Facebook, Inc. Palo Alto, CA, Software Engineering Intern Summer 2011
Intel Corporation Austin, TX, Software Engineering Intern Summer 2010
Cisco Systems Richardson, TX, Software Engineering Intern Summer 2009
Service
2020 Graduate Student Representative on the Princeton Neuroscience Institute Climate and Inclusion Committee
2020 Student Organizer for Princeton Neuroscience Institute Ph.D. Applicant Visit Day
2019 Peer Mentor for Princeton Graduate Scholars Program
2017 Volunteer Software Engineer for MomsRising Education Fund, 200+ hours
Awards
2018-2020 Princeton University President's Fellowship
2008-2011 Cisco Internet Generation Scholarship
2008-2011 Turing Scholars Honors Program
2007-2008 Texas All-State 4A Symphonic Band on Bassoon
Skills
Advanced with Python, Shell Scripting, Web Development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
Experience with MATLAB, R, SPM, FSL, AFNI, Julia, Java, SQL, Swift/iOS