Eric Agredo

Mentor: Dr. Juan Gilbert
College of Engineering
"I have an innate desire to leave an impact on society. I want to create a innovate solution to the current problems in the world or to improve our lives. Thus, I believed research to be the best avenue to fulfill my goals. ."


Computer Science



Research Interests

  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cryptocurrency

Academic Awards

  • SHPE National Conference Grant 2014
  • Gator Attribute Award for Creativity 2016
  • MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative Bootcamp
  • University Scholars Program 2016


  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Gator Internet of Things(Founder)


  • 101 Coding for SHPE

Hobbies and Interests

  • Scuba Diving
  • Music
  • Travelling
  • Reading

Research Description

Using an Intelligent Assistant to Assist Autistic Children in Their Social Therapies.
I plan to use an Amazon Echo to develop techniques in which AI can be implemented in social therapies for children with autism.