Neevan Perera

Neevan
Nevaan Perera
2017
Major(s): 
Computer Science
Psychology
Minor(s): 
Statistics
Hometown: 
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Activities: 
Nevaan is a Community Assistant, and has served as a first-year CA in Rebert Hall for the the past 2 years. He is also a Computer Science Teaching Assistant, and works for St. Lawrence University’s Information Technology Department. Nevaan loves sports, and particularly enjoys playing Rugby, Soccer and Squash. He has been a part of SLU’s Club Rugby and Club Soccer teams in the past. He has also served as a leader for SLU’s Christianity club on campus: InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (now known as SLU Agape). Neevan is also the president of the ODK chapter on campus. His interest is the nexus between Computer Science and Psychology, which stems from a desire to utilize artificial intelligence to empower, understand and help underprivileged people. He is also particularly interested in mobile-application development, and using smartphones to make the world a kinder place. Nevaan says “Technology has brought the world so close; Now let's use it to help one another”.