Daniel Michael is a senior at Wooster School in Danbury, CT. He is an active computational linguistics and cognitive science researcher who has worked for the past two years on developing machine learning and natural language processing-based diagnostic systems for neurodegenerative diseases. Daniel has been recognized at international science competitions and is preparing a submission to a peer-reviewed journal. Outside of research, Daniel enjoys exploring his interest in chemistry by competing in chemistry olympiad competitions, where he is ranked among the top 100 nationally. He is also a language enthusiast, speaking English and Spanish, and currently learning Mandarin. As a researcher in the Quantitative Criticism Lab, Daniel combines his passions for computer science and linguistics when working on machine learning and text analysis projects.