Shady El Damaty is a PhD candidate interested in the fusion between computer science, neurobiology, and biomedical engineering for the advancement of human society. He has received extensive training in neuroscience, beginning with a BSc in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester, an MSc in Biomedical Science from Drexel University, and now continuing into his PhD studies at Georgetown University. Shady is currently focused on completing his Department of Justice-funded dissertation on the identification of neuro-developmental factors predictive of violent outcomes during adolescence. He also collaborates in the field of artificial intelligence and neural network modeling for advancing pattern recognition algorithms. Ultimately, Shady seeks to harmonize scientific and technological advancement with social transformation in order to sculpt a more peaceful, just, and collaborative global culture.