Joel Brooks is a current graduate student in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a B.S.E. in computer science from the University of Michigan in 2010. His current research at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT is focused on pattern recognition in medical data, although his passion for sports has drawn him into the world of sports analytics. When he's not glued to a computer screen, he enjoys rock climbing and playing ultimate frisbee.