Gerald LeMelle, ‘22
Software Engineer at Microsoft in Reston, Virginia
Program: MS in Robotic Software Engineering
In his spare time, Gerald likes to draw, 3D model, and work on web development.
Get to know Gerald LeMelle!
Why did you choose Brandeis GPS?
I heard good things about the program and the opportunity to take classes remotely was perfect for my schedule.
What inspired you to choose your field of study?
I feel that Robotics is a field that is growing and I wanted to see what new tools I could pick up from the lessons.
How have you enjoyed your experience at Brandeis thus far?
It is wonderful! I feel like I’m being exposed to a lot of ideas that I never would’ve seen on my own and the community is really nice!
What are your hopes and aspirations for the rest of your time at Brandeis?
I’m hoping to continue learning what I can and build the confidence to build my own robot or take my lessons to the next level.
What are your plans for after graduation?
I will continue working as I am now, but likely will take the technologies I learned and apply them to future projects.
What advice would you give to incoming students?
Be passionate about what you’re going into. Don’t do it just because you’re told it’s the right path, but do it because you want to learn something new. You never lose when you learn something.
What has been your favorite class to-date?
My favorite class so far has been 201RBOT-205-1DL : Mathematics and Algorithm Design for Robotics.
For more information on the Robotic Software Engineering program, visit: https://www.brandeis.edu/gps/future-students/learn-about-our-programs/robotic-software-engineering.html.