Mentorship opportunities with Prof. Mann
Join us in Silicon Valley California, Shenzhen, and Toronto this summer
or fall, where Mann and his students
founded companies with valuation in excess of $1 billion.
If this is of interest, be sure to enroll in my other course as well:
Inventrepreneurship (Invention + Entrepreneurship) which starts January 9, 2019 (Lectures every Wednesday evening 6pm,
in Myhal 330). [Link: APS1041 in the News]
- Maya Burhanpurkar, Age 15, mentored at Mann's lab,
won the Canada-Wide 2014 Science Fair, with scientific
experiment based on Mann's concept of absement (link).
Recipient of the international Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.
She is now at Harvard University, studying
Engineering Physics and Computer Science.
- Mann's MaSc students James Fung (now with Google) and
Chris Aimone, together with Mann, and others, co-founded
and raised $28,800,000. InteraXon's
product, now sold in Best Buy stores all across North
America and on Amazon.com, is known as "The King of
Wearables" (BetaKit), the #1 in wearables (PC Retail)
and "the holy grail for mindfulness",
review: The world's best meditation tech just got even better").
Caption: Muse2 Launch day at InteraXon, 2018 October 30th.
See also Time-frequency analysis of visual evoked potentials using chirplet transform,
Cui, Wong, and Mann, Electronics Letters 41(4), p217-218.
- While he was Mann's PhD student and TA, Ryan Janzen founded a
transportation company (Transpod), raised $65,000,000 ($20,000,000
investment + 32,000,000 Euro grant), and also won the "Innovation of
the Year Award".
Caption: Ryan Janzen receiving the Innovation of the Year Award.
- While he was Mann's PhD student and TA, Raymond Lo (now at Harvard)
founded Metavision, raised $75,000,000, and created the world's
first extramissive spatial imaging augmented reality
based on the metavision/metaveillance
and wearable computing technology that Mann invented
during childhood [IEEE Computer 30(2), p25-32, February 1997;
USPTO 61/748,468, 61/916,773, and 20140184496]
using video feedback to sense sensors and visualize
their capacity to see.
Caption: Raymond Lo and Steve Mann with Metavision eyeglasses.
Come to California, Shenzhen, or Toronto this summer or fall
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Come to MannLab (headquarters in Silicon Valley California),
MannLab Canada (located in Toronto), and MannLab China (located in Shenzhen),
or one of its spinoffs (InteraXon, Visionertech, and many other companies)
this summer or fall.
Prof. Mann also maintains ties with MIT, Stanford, and many other organizations
also looking for talent.
So please show us what you can do.
We're also happy to help you achieve other great things of your choosing.
Now is the time to work with us and do something great in the course, so that
when it comes time for a summer job, or time to ask for a reference letter
for MIT, Stanford, or elsewhere,
there is a truthful and compelling story to tell.
Take this opportunity for one-on-one mentorship and authentic research.