Sarah Constantin

Sarah Constantin



Yale University, PhD in mathematics,  June 2015

Advisor: Ronald Coifman Thesis: Diffusion Maps on Carnot Manifolds

Princeton University, A.B. in mathematics, June 2010

Advisor: Amit Singer Senior Thesis: Class Averaging for Cryo-Electron Microscopy



Starsky Robotics                           Senior Data Scientist                              Sept 2017-Present

Building deep-learning based perception and behavior-planning models for autonomous trucks.


Recursion Pharmaceuticals         Data Scientist                                         Mar 2017- Sept 2017

Built deep learning models for identifying experimental error in HTS microscopy

Built Bayesian models for scoring dose-response curves for drug candidates

Built classifiers for blood-sample diagnostics


Palantir Technologies                 Deployed Computational Engineer         July 2015-Jan 2017

Built classification models for detecting tax fraud

Built front-end visualizations for fraud investigators

Improved detection precision by 60x


MetaMed Research                      VP of Research                                       Sept. 2012-Apr. 2015

Led a team of 40 biologists and doctors to produce personalized medicine reports for patients with rare, undiagnosed, or untreatable diseases

Built a Bayesian network for automating diagnosis



Proficient in Python, Spark, C, SQL



2010: NDSEG GRFP graduate research fellowship, NSF graduate research fellowship



“Diffusion Maps on Carnot Manifolds,” submitted, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis

“Analysis of the Laplacian and Spectral Operators on the Vicsek Set,” Comm. Pure and Applied Analysis, Jan. 2011