Hello! My name is Nolan Bonnie, and I am currently a Computer Science Ph.D. student
at the University of Colorado Boulder
, advised by Orit Peleg
. I received my bachelor's degree in mathematics
from the University of California, Irvine
. My technical skills are primarily centered around statistical learning, data analysis, software engineering, and AI planning.
Welcome to my website! My name is Nolan Bonnie, and I'm a Ph.D. student
in the computer science department at the University of Colorado Boulder
. I'm broadly interested in applying mathematics and computer science to understand the true nature of intelligence
found in natural systems. I'm currently considering how the emergent behavior in group intelligence connects to individual intelligence, and how we can take lessons from emergence to develop better AI.
I received my bachelor's degree in mathematics
specializing in data science from the University of California, Irvine
. I worked hard as an undergraduate student, and you can read about some of my work here
. Before I started my Ph.D. program, I was a member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories
. During my time at Sandia, I developed novel AI techniques for cybersecurity applications. You can read more about my research at Sandia here
I am also associated with the Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology
Program at CU Boulder. This is a program designed to train interdisciplinary scientists who can operate between traditional research disciplines. Additionally, this makes me an NSF NRT Fellow
In my spare time, I like to get outside on my mountain bike
. I am a certified NICA coach
, where I help teach high-school students how to mountain bike safely, effectively, and efficiently. We also teach trail etiquette, wilderness first-aid, and mechanical repairs.