Carlene Cuadra

Carlene Cuadra

Carlene Cuadra

Carlene Cuadra is a second year computer science student at the University of Florida. She is also working toward a minor in UF’s Digital Arts and Sciences Program. Carlene’s research focus is computer graphics and biomedical research.

In collaboration with the Shands Hospital Oncology Department, Carlene is developing a diagnostic tool that uses deep learning to assist doctors with detecting and studying metastatic cancers. In her prior work, Carline has a published a paper that focuses on renewable energy.

Carlene is from Miami, and loves sports. She is an active participant in the UF’s intramural sports program. Through her research and work experience, Carlene has gained first hand experience? in engineering, computer graphics and computer vision, and hopes to continue expanding her knowledge through her research and computer science studies.


University of Florida | Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Engineering
Minor: Digital Arts and Sciences
Relevant coursework: Calculus 1,2,3 Physics, Computer Programming (JAVA, C++)
GPA: 3.59/4.00

Professional Experience

Mastec, Inc. | Miami, FL

IT Intern
Developed projects using SQL to manage data held in a relational database management system.

ASEE Graduate Studies Research | Gainesville, FL

Published research on renewable energy in the ASEE Conference with Dr. Najafi, a professor of civil engineering in hopes of making technological breakthroughs.

Belen Youth Mission | El Puerto, Dominican Republic

Constructed a bridge with a team in a third world country to make traveling possible for citizens of El Puerto, Dominican Republic.

Veteran’s Administration Hospital | Miami, FL

Assisted Dr. Nancy Klimas and researchers in treating patients diagnosed with the Gulf War Illness in pursuit of a cure.


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers | Gainesville, FL

Participated in events such as constructing a robot and hacking in order to gain experience in computer programming and meet other peers with similar interests.

UFSIT | Gainesville, FL

Participated in a computer programming club that teaches students about cybersecurity, information technology, and hacking.

UF Intramural League | Gainesville, FL

Participated in soccer, flag football, and tennis at the university.
Won the Intramural Soccer championship twice.

NSF Florida Georgia LSAMP | Gainesville, FL

Participant in a program that exposes minority students seeking graduate-level education to research opportunities.

Award & Honors

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Dean’s List

Recipient, Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholar


JAVA, SQL, and AutoCAD
Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel
Bilingual English/Spanish