University of Twente
Enschede, The Netherlands – PhD Philosophy and Computer Science
October 2018 - Current (Predicted 2022)
Working on the BRIDE project, researching smart cities and stakeholder interests and interactions in implementing "smart" enhancements to cities. The conduit for this research is a 3D printed bridge by MX3D.
Stanford CA – M.S. Symbolic Systems
September 2016 - March 2018 (3.8/4.0 GPA)
Wrote thesis, "Tech": The Curse and the Cure on why and how Silicon Valley should support economic security. Studied basic income and both corporate and artificial intelligence ethics.
Stanford, CA – B.S. Computer Science
September 2013 - June 2017 (3.5/4.0 GPA)
Studied human computer interaction. Worked with team to design and build app to assist low income and minority students with finding summer opportunities and scholarships.
Stanford Computer Science Department
Stanford, CA – Course Assistant
September 2017 - December 2017
Led two weekly two hour studios on need-finding, designing, and developing applications for a more equal society for CS147: Intro to Human Computer Interaction. Advised seven groups through the full design cycle to create high fidelity mobile application prototypes.
Stanford, CA – Computer Science Tutor
September 2016 - March 2018
Tutored drop-in as well as class focused sessions for all of Stanford’s introductory CS classes including: CS106A/B/X, CS107, CS103, and CS109. Assisted with debugging, theory, and teaching problem-solving skills.
San Francisco, CA – Front End Web Dev Intern
June 2015 - September 2015
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
Stanford, CS – Java and Robotics Head Counselor
June 2014 - August 2014
Managed staff of five in a house of 40 high school students for two three week sessions. Facilitated daily three hour Java and Robotics labs. Assisted students in programming robots to follow mazes and battle in an arena.
Stanford Basic Income Lab
Stanford, CA – Program Administrator
April 2017 - October 2017
Built website for the newly established Basic Income Lab using Drupal, planned and organized conference for 50+ international participants while working with multiple stakeholders and the lab director.
Stanford Residential Education
Stanford, CA – Financial Manager
September 2015 - June 2016
Managed finances for a house of 36. Tracked and managed expense reports. Created and held individuals to budget. Created and communicated scholarships so that finances would not prevent members from participating in house events.
Stanford Residential Education
Stanford, CA — Residential Assistant
September 2014 - June 2015
Provided tools and resources for mental and physical well being to 34 residents in Muwekma-Tah-Ruk (Native Theme House). Organized events for entire house. Responsible for sending out communications and resolving interpersonal conflicts.
American Councils for International Education,
Hangzhou, China – Assistant Resident Director
June 2013 - August 2013
Supervised U.S. youth (15-18 years old) in Hangzhou, China for the U.S. State Department National Security Language Initiative for Youth summer program in collaboration with American Councils. Also traveled and provided support to adjacent programs in Nanjing, Shanghai, Beijing, and Suzhou.
Projects and Community Work
Oobi The Universal Basic Income Application
April 2017 - February 2018
Designed, user tested, and prototyped an application that runs opt-in basic income through local community investments
January 2017 - August 2017
Assisted students in making their designs a reality in East Palo Alto maker-space
Project Manager, Developer
September 2015 - March 2016
Worked to build application to help low-income and minority students find summer programs, scholarships, and academic year opportunities on team of four
Lunsford Public Speaking Award Nominee
Acknowledgement of superior design and delivery of speech on the benefits and limitations of prestigious universities.
BSCS Academic Achievement Award
Received for earning a 3.5+ GPA for 6+ quarters.
Elizabeth Blodgett Hall Scholar
Full merit scholarship to Bard College at Simon’s Rock. (Attended for one year before transferring to Stanford.)
National Security Language Initiative for Youth Fellowship
Full merit scholarship to study Mandarin at Beijing No. 80 High School for the 2011-12 academic year
Tech Ethics, Teaching, HCI, Public Speaking, Writing, Management
C, C++, Java, JS, HTML/CSS, MATLAB
普通话 (Mandarin Chinese)