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Hi, I'm Adele Myers,

a Theoretical Physics Ph.D. student in the BioShape Lab at UC Santa Barbara, using Riemannian geometry and machine learning for biological shape analysis.

Previously at Pomona College, studying physics and mathematics.
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Who I Am

Welcome to my website! Here you will find information about my current research, my past projects, and my future aspirations.


A bit about me:

I am a graduate student at UC Santa Barbara pursuing a Ph.D. in theoretical physics.

I work with Nina Miolane in the Bioshape Lab, using machine learning and differential geometry to develop advanced methods of biological shape analysis. Our latest work developed the first "Regression-Based Elastic Metric Learning" scheme, which analyzes biological cell shapes changing over time to 1) improve predictions of future cell shapes and 2) quantify how much a cell bends and stretches over time.

I am an NSF GRFP Fellow, NSF Data Driven Biology Fellow, and Goldwater Scholar. I also received the UCSB Dean's fellowship from the Dean of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences.

I am driven by a desire to build interpretable machine learning techniques for better understanding of physical systems.

I have a B.A. from Pomona College, where I majored in physics and minored in mathematics.

I enjoy distance running, beach volleyball, spending time in the Santa Barbara ocean and mountains, and yoga. In college, I swam on the varsity swim team in college.

(Almost) all photos on this website were taken by me. Thanks for visiting. ​

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