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Outstanding MEng Project Award 2016
Dean's List, six semesters
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Study Abroad, Madrid Spain
Projects & Experience
Driven by exciting and meaningful ways of putting my interests together, I strive to find projects and experience that combine education, computer science, physics, and leadership to make an impact.
Senior Software Engineer, Harvard University — 2018 to PresentCollaborates with teaching teams and course designers at Harvard's Division of Continuing Education to design and build instructional technology tools and scale existing edtech.
Instructional Technology Fellow, Harvard University — 2016 to 2018Worked directly with faculty and teaching teams, developed a suite of instructional technology tools, built authentication and authorization frameworks for Harvard's JupyterHub and Virtual Desktop environments, and created Inclass - the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences EdTech App Store.
Edtech Developer & Program Instructor, Cornell University — 2015 to PresentBuilt a drag-and-drop robot programming platform allowing students to program Baxter, an industry-grade educational robot, then created curriculum for a middle-school summer program that taught students programming and robotics through hands-on projects that employed the programming platform. Co-taught three iterations of the summer program with Prof. Ross Knepper at Cornell University through the NY 4-H organization.
Recipient of the Outstanding MEng Project Award, 2016
Outstanding MEng Project Award, 2016
Instructor, University of Hawai‘i — 2015Designed and taught Exploring Physics through Game Design (ENR4500), a summer course where students learn different physics concepts while developing seven educational computer games. Created the educational technology and curriculum for lectures, coding projects, and physics labs.
After School Program Coordinator, Dewitt Middle School, NY — 2015Created and co-taught two ten-week after school programs: one helping students publish their own novels in the school library and one promoting engineering and science skills through hands-on projects, a program done in conjunction with Odyssey of the Mind. Taught sessions and managed funding and curriculum in a team of four.
Teaching Assistant, Cornell University — 2012 to 2015Led six semesters of recitation sessions, physics labs, exam preparation workshops for multiple introductory physics courses and labs while also doing one-on-one tutoring for undergraduate physics students.
Recipient of Cornell's Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2014
Cornell Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2014
Program Coordinator, Hawai‘i Leadership Academy — 2012 to 2015Coordinated sixteen week-long leadership programs teaching interpersonal skills to foster children and victims of physical or substance abuse. Designed itinerary and curriculum for up to 120 students per program and facilitated academic, team building, and goal setting workshops.
Educational Technology Developer, Cornell Library System — 2015Led a team of eight graduate students and faculty members to design, implement, and test a meeting and group learning scheduling system for the Cornell Library System. Responsibilities included leading bi-weekly meetings, facilitating client communication, front-end implementation, and user experience testing.
Leadership Conferences and WorkshopsLed year-long project for Leadership Kaua‘i, attended workshops by LeadAmerica, organized programs for Hawai‘i Leadership Academy, attended conferences by TeenPact Leadership Schools, and worked with many organizations including the Blue Planet Foundation.
Operating Systems and Environments:Mac, Windows, Linux, Amazon Web Services, Heroku, and Jupyter Notebooks.
Web Development Frameworks:React, Node.js, Express, jQuery, Bootstrap, EJS, Chart.js, Socket.io.
Office and Media:Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Premiere, Lightroom, and Logic Pro.