Yihan (Cathlyn) Chen
Undergraduate Research Trainee
Department of Computer Science
Cathlyn is a 4th-year undergraduate student at the University of Toronto majoring in Computer Science and Psychology. She’s joining Dr. Felsky’s lab to complete a research project course (CSC494) and will be working on the identification of cognitive subtypes in substance use disorders using machine learning methods.
Cathlyn is interested in using data science, machine learning, and computational models to better understand the mechanisms of mental disorders to improve diagnostic criteria and treatments. She is also passionate about supporting individuals experiencing mental health problems and she has been volunteering as a listener through online platforms. In her spare time, Cathlyn enjoys being active such as playing volleyball and climbing.