Jordan K Terry


2018 - 2023 University of Maryland, College Park

PhD, Computer Science

• Advised by Dr. Dan Lathrop (physics) and Dr. John Dickerson (computer science)

• Recipient of QinetiQ Fundamental Machine Learning Fellowship

2015 - 2018 University of Maryland, College Park

Bachelor of Science, Physics

• Graduated in 3 years as a non-transfer student with Departmental Honors, Presidential Scholarship Recipient, College Park Scholar, 3x Angelo Bardasis Fellow


1/2021 - present Farama Foundation

Founder and CEO

• I am the Founder and CEO of the Farama Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that maintains the largest open-source Reinforcement Learning libraries in the world. Our tools are used by every major tech or AI research company (e.g. Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Meta, DeepMind, OpenAI) and have tens of millions of installations.

8/2020 - present Swarm Labs

Founder and CTO

• Founder and CTO of Swarm Labs, a stealth mode artificial intelligence startup.

1/2019 - 1/2023 MTEQ

Machine Learning Engineer

• Led teams of 2-8 engineers doing research and development for deep learning based computer vision projects, particularly for intelligence applications and use in embedded systems. Transitioned to infrequently consulting on challenging AI problems.

8/2018 - 5/2019 University of Maryland Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics

Machine Learning Engineer

• Managed development and deployment of multiple deep learning based computer vision solutions for embedded systems

6/2017 - 5/2018 Redhorse Corporation

Data Scientist

• Worked with a large team to architect a large machine learning system for data collection, communication and analysis.

9/2017 - 12/2017

University of Maryland Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics

Machine Learning Researcher and Lead Data Scientist, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos Group

• Contributed to neuromorphic chip architecture design and associated software

9/2017 - 10/2017

iGEM Technologies (Samsung Contractor)

Machine Learning Engineer

• Consulted on machine learning enhancements to exist semiconductor fab automation software

5/2016 - 8/2017

University of Maryland Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials

Undergraduate Researcher; Nanomaterials and Nano-Optics, and Quantum Materials and Devices Groups

• Worked on growing novel nanomaterial crystals in chemical vapor deposition furnaces and data analysis for the characterization of quantum materials

9/2014 - 8/2015

University of Washington, Center for Experimental Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics

Intern, Gravitational and Sub-Gravitational Physics (Eöt-Wash) Group

• Worked on quantum electronics for ultraprecise measuring of angles