Peter Washington


PhD Candidate, Bioengineering

Wall Lab

Stanford University



peterwashington [at] stanford [dot] edu


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I am currently a PhD candidate in Bioengineering at Stanford University, advised by Dr. Dennis Wall. I research biomedical data science techniques for psychiatry and behavioral sciences, utilizing techniques from and innovating in crowdsourcing healthcare, applied machine learning, computational psychiatry, translational bioinformatics, human-computer interaction, and mobile/wearable systems.

I have several academic interests and my thesis work therefore spans the engineering, design, scientific, algorithmic, psychological, and clinical questions associated with developing new technologies to transform psychiatry therapeutic interventions and diagnostics. 


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Stanford University

Advised by Dr. Dennis Wall

Russ Altman (reading and oral committees)

Jan Liphardt (reading and oral committees)

Terry Winograd (oral committee)

Nick Haber (oral committee chair)


Master of Science (MS)

Computer Science

Stanford University

Specialization in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)


Teaching assistantships in Operating Systems (CS140), Data Visualization (CS448B), and Human-Computer Interaction (CS247).


Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Computer Science

Rice University

Cum laude

Distinction in Research and Creative Works

Baker residential college

Last updated May 20, 2020