UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN • School of Liturature • Science and the Arts • Ann Arbor, MI

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics, expected May 2019
  • Member of the M-STEM Academies Scholars Program and participant in the M-STEM Summer Program

Awards and Publications

  • Feinberg Family Prize for Excellence in First-Year Writing; Reseach-based Essay
  • Yan Chen, Jaylin Herskovitz, Steve Oney, and Walter S. Lasecki. A Hybrid Workflow for Program Synthesis. CHI '18 (under review)

Work Experience

Undergraduate Researcher

June 2017 to present
  • Lead of a five-person team whose goal is to facilitate collaboration in augmented reality by using crowd workers to create new functionalities in real time
  • Worked on development of an application for HoloLens that will synchronize with a web interface for precise, collaborative editing of elements of an augmented reality scene
October 2016 to September 2017
  • Member of a team focused on developing new, efficient ways of providing programming support
  • Assisted with the planning and implementation of new features for Codeon, an extension for Atom whose goal is to provide in-editor asynchronous coding support from remote experts. Aided in the preparation of two preliminary studies to find potential design considerations.
  • Also worked with BashOn, a hybrid artificial intelligence and crowd sourcing tool that translates natural language requests to bash commands. Helped with studies and analysis of system.

M-STEM ACADEMIES • Ann Arbor, MI • Summer 2016
Academic Facilitator

  • Aided a GSI in teaching a calculus course for incoming freshmen in the M-STEM Summer Program
  • Led two discussion sections a week, consisting of practice exam problems, homework help, and keeping students focused
  • Attended two study sessions a week for students, consisting of one-on-one review of concepts and advice for transitioning into their first year of college
  • Assisted in grading homework problems and answering in-class questions

Relevant Coursework and Skills

  • Coursework: Data Structures and Algorithms • Foundations of Computer Science Theory • Discrete Mathematics • Honors Calculus III and IV • Linear Algebra • Modern Algebra
  • Languages: C++ (Proficient) • Python, C#, and JavaScript (Some experience)
  • Frameworks and Tools: Meteor • Visual Studio • Unity