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Alyssa Herbst

Masters Student and Researcher at Virginia Tech


I am a Master's student at Virginia Tech. I am a member of the Machine Learning Laboratory, advised by Dr. Bert Huang. My area of focus is in Active Learning.


I'm currently enrolled in the BS/MS Dual Enrollment Program for Computer Science at Virginia Tech.  I expect to graduate with my Master's in December 2019.   I graduated with a BS in Computer Science in December 2018.


In Fall 2019, I am working as a Teaching Assistant for Advanced Machine Learning, CS 5824/ECE 5424 . In Spring 2019 I worked as a teaching assistant for Human-Computer Interaction, CS 3724.

Industry Experience

Summer 2019

Software Engineer Intern on Instagram Shopping Ranking
New York, NY

Summer 2018

Software Engineer Intern on M, Messenger AI
Menlo Park, CA

Summer 2017

Software Engineer Intern on Facebook Terragraph (Internet.Org)
Menlo Park, CA

Summer 2016

Software Engineer Intern at Reinventing Geospatial (RGi)
Fairfax, VA