Brooks Butler

Brooks Butler is a Ph.D. student at Purdue under Dr. Philip E. Paré working on understanding the effects of transportation on the spread of COVID-19 as a propagator and a control mechanism. He earned his Bachelor of Science (2019) and Master of Science (2020) in Applied Physics and Computer Science, respectively, from Brigham Young University (BYU) where he studied using acoustic sensor data to identify and predict crowd emotional state using machine learning and control theory techniques. His research interests include predictive modeling, automatic control, acoustics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.