Jesse is a Ph.D. student in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University. He teaches computers to understand what we humans mean when we talk about cause and effect.
Originally from New Jersey, Jesse received his bachelor's degree in computer science from MIT. He has taken his computer science skills into a wide variety of contexts, including software companies, charitable organizations, and physics laboratories. He is also one of the co-founders of Public Communication for Researchers (PCR), a program at CMU which helps graduate students master communicating about science with people of all backgrounds. He is easily distracted by birds.