Tristan LamonicaTristan Lamonica is a master’s student in communication at the University of Ottawa with a thesis focused on artificial intelligence (AI). He has a background in data science, analytics, and content analysis through his employment at the Parliament of Canada. He has also worked as a teaching assistant, social media manager, and research assistant, and served in an advisory role for blockchain enabled AI startups.

In addition to his duties as a student, Tristan has held a position on the University Senate, Executive Committee, and the Council on Undergraduate Studies, which has allowed him the opportunity to network amongst academics and modernize the structure of the programs offered to his peers.

During his honours bachelor in communication, Tristan conducted independent research on communication distortion in indigenous languages, and created a quantitative based investment fund focused on artificial intelligence, GeminiAI. You can find him on Twitter at @TristanLamonica.