Education

Carnegie Mellon University

I currently attend Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science, seeking a degree in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics.

Relevant coursework:

  • 15-150: functional programming
  • 15-210: parallel and sequential data structures and algorithms
  • 15-251: selected topics in theoretical computer science
  • 15-359: probability in computing (honors)
  • 15-411: compiler design and implementation
  • 15-451: algorithm design and analysis
  • 15-455: complexity theory
  • 15-816: substructural logics
  • 21-355: real analysis
  • 21-484: graph theory

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

I previously attended Cal Poly SLO, where I sought a degree in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. I was a member of the University Honors Program.

Relevant coursework:

  • CPE 430: programming language design
  • CPE 357: Unix systems programming, advanced C programming
  • CPE 225: introduction to computer organization and assembly
  • CPE 123, 101, 102, 103: standard introductory CS sequence
  • CSC 141, MATH 248: discrete structures, methods of proof
  • MATH 244: linear algebra and differential equations
  • MATH 141, 142, 143, 241: calculus series, through vector calculus

Some awards and honors:

  • University Honors Program
  • Dean's List (all quarters)
  • Honors Public Speaking: Best Informative Speaker
  • Honors Public Speaking: Best Persuasive Speaker

Woodside High School

I attended Woodside High School in Woodside, CA. In addition to my own academics, I served as a peer tutor for AP Calculus BC and for special ed students. I also privately tutored one CS teacher during his prep period, at his request. Most recently, I was a teaching assistant for an introductory computer science course, helping students in class and creating resources and labs.

Some awards and honors:

  • Senior year
    • National Merit Scholar
    • Valedictorian
    • Inter-Departmental Award (first ever; created specifically for me)
    • National AP Scholar (score of 5 on nine AP exams)
    • CA Department of Education Award for Exemplary Mathematics Achievement
    • Best Mandarin I Student
    • California Scholarship Federation Sealbearer
  • Junior year
    • Most Outstanding Math and Science Student
    • Best Junior in Math
    • Best Junior in Spanish
    • Best Junior in History