Hangzhou, China. 2012-2013
Conducted research in environmental science.
Needham, MA. 2008-2012
B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. 3.91 GPA.
Paris, France. Spring 2011
Coursework, in French, included: Semiconductor Physics, Network and Protocols, Nanomaterial Physics
Midland, MI. 2004-2008
Valedictorian. National A.P. Scholar. National Merit Scholar. 4.0 unweighted GPA
Seattle, WA. Feb. 2014-present
Working on new features for Tableau Online.
Google, Inc. Software Engineer Intern
Mountain View, CA. Summer 2012
Worked on real-time communications backend for Google Hangouts (formerly Google Talk/Gmail chat)
Cambridge, MA. Summer 2011
Helped design content and interfaces for Wolfram|Alpha course apps . Also help create prototype of a novel web-based exploration system for Wolfram|Alpha
St. Louis, MO. Summer 2010
Used user-centered approach to reduce waste output of water distribution systems for military in combat theatre. Design process included testing ideas out with a Marine reserve unit, determining engineering feasibility, and performing life cycle cost analyses on systems. Presented findings to company senior leadership team.
Needham, MA. Summer 2009
Olin College Long-term Undergraduate Research Experience with Dr. Sarah Spence Adams
Participated in two-month long summer research experience sponsored by NSF. Investigated multilevel Hadamard matrices, which have applications in wireless communications and coding. Published paper (see below).
Improved Multilevel Hadamard Matrices and their Generalizations over the Gaussian and Hamiltonian Integers .
J Combinatorial Math and Combinatorial Computing, August 2012
"Chinese Factories Embrace Environmentalism- To a Point" The Atlantic . August 2013
2012 U.S. Fulbright Fellowship recipient to China
2010 Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention
Mandarin- near native proficiency
Python (expert), Java (proficient), C++ (proficient), PHP (proficient), MATLAB (proficient), Mathematica (prior
experience), LabView (prior experience)
Sustainability, classical violin, musical improvisation, musical composition, ultimate frisbee, swimming, tennis