Brett Barkley
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Brett Barkley is a Computer Science PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin co-advised by David Fridovich-Keil and Amy Zhang. Brett’s research interest focuses on methods that promote waste minimization in the lifecycle of deep reinforcement learning algorithms, specifically the 3 Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle.

Before enrolling at UT, Brett was an employee of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory where he was the sub and full-scale aircraft red team autonomy lead for DARPA ACE. Brett holds a BS and MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland and a BS in Engineering Physics from Elon University. Outside of research, Brett enjoys being a hobbyist in brazilian jiu jitsu, playing video games with friends, and eating entirely too much H-E-B queso.