Samarth Aggarwal

Research technician II

Chen Lab


  • 2020 B.S. in Cognitive Science w/ spec. in Machine Learning and Neural Computation, UC San Diego
  • 2020 B.S. in Probability and Statistics, UC San Diego

Research interests

Using computation to understand metabolism, sleep, decision making, and therapeutic effects of enhancers

Personal interests

Power lifting, rowing, wine tasting


Gomez Torres I, Parmar G, Aggarwal A, Mansur N, Guthrie A. Affordable Smart Wheelchair. 2019. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’19). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Paper SRC07, 1–6.

Honors and awards

  • Halicuglo Data Science Institute MicroMasters Advanced Program Award (2019)
  • SIG CHI Student Research Competition 2019 – 3rd Place (2019)
  • SIG CHI Student Travel Grant for CHI 2019 (2019)
  • Lead Student Innovation Ambassador, UC San Diego Innovation Labs (2019)
  • Solvvy Intern of the Season, Solvvy Inc. (2018)
  • Provost Honors, UC San Diego (2018)
  • Volvo Intern of the Year, Volvo Cars USA (2017-2018)
  • Inspiring Future Innovators and Changing the World Through Entrepreneurship Award, UC San Diego (2017)