I'm currently living and working in boston. I work on the data science team at warnermedia applied analytics, where I focus on data mining and machine learning projects under jonathan foster. I recently graduated from boston university my masters in computer science. While there, I worked with evimaria terzi and babis tsourakakis on data science projects.

companies I've previously worked with

in the news

A CAS Student Comes Home to Mentor

June 27th, 2019: "Ben has returned to Spark! as a mentor for current students in the program. Ben talks about what made his time with Spark! so special and how he tries to recreate that experience for current CAS students."

Internship Series: Legendary Entertainment

Novemeber 8th, 2017: "CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Benjamin: I was responsible for an R&D project related to video and image understanding.

Internship Series: Systems and Technology Research

January 5th, 2016: "CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Benjamin: I was responsible for creating an app that utilized the face recognition technology that the group was developing."

BU Hackathon Draws 500

November 5th, 2015: "'It's really intense, but when you have an idea, it's fun to go and really knock it out,' said Ben Lawson (CAS'17), whose team project was to use texting, rather than the internet, to code a computer."


June 9th, 2015: "Ben Lawson (CAS '17) and Tim Lim (CAS '17) and two MIT students Amin Manna (’17) and LaGrassa (’18) walked away with over $3,000 worth of prizes on June 6-7 at AngelHack Boston for their project titled 'Pursue Happiness'”.

TEDx COMES TO BU: The First of Inspirational Talks

April 17th, 2015: "BU students Benjamin Lawson and Salma Yehia co-organized TEDxBU to bring students, faculty and alumni together to inspire and ultimately find their spark."

Bringing a Spark to BU

April 7th, 2015: "'Our speakers were talking about their individual sparks and their passions, and how their passions spark every moment of their day,' Lawson said."

The Neuromorphics Lab brings Artificial Brains to the Science Museum, Boston

September 3, 2014: "Ben Lawson and Tim Seemann have worked together in the summer 2014 to devise new algorithmic implementation for a Mars Rover permanent exhibit Neurala and the Neuromorphics Lab are managing at the Science Museum, Boston."

New Milford Class of 2013: "This is just the beginning"

June 22nd, 2013: "Class of 2013 president Ben Lawson leads his fellow graduates in the traditional turning of the tassel to climax Saturday's New Milford High School graduation ceremony"