VSCL is proud to welcome and host Michaela Stratton for the 2021 Undergraduate Summer Research Grant (USRG) Program, where she will be researching Reinforcement Learning for aerospace applications. Stratton is a rising junior at North Carolina State University currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. She maintains an interest in Computer Vision, Robotics, and Autonomous Machines. Her research interest began during her freshman year when she developed a project that she presented at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research. The Research involved evaluating the viability of using Computer Vision and Machine learning in order to translate American Sign Language(ASL) in real-time.