Selected CV


RESEARCH INTERESTS



EDUCATION


Ph.D., Computer Engineering
Purdue University, 2015-Present
Advisor: Professor Song Zhang

M.S., Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Iowa State University, 2014
Advisor: Professor Song Zhang

  • Thesis: “High-quality, real-time 3D video visualization in head mounted displays”
  • HCI Graduate Research Excellence Award
  • HCI Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Graduated with great distinction, “magna cum laude”

B.S., Computer Science
Iowa State University, 2012

  • Graduated with highest honor, “summa cum laude”

PUBLICATIONS (Google Scholar >>)


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TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Teaching Assistant (2014)
User Interface Implementation for Web Applications, HCI 573X
Iowa State University


PRESENTATIONS AT ACADEMIC CONFERENCES


SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (2016)
“A comparative study on 3D range data compression methods”
Baltimore, Maryland


OTHER INVITED TALKS & PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS


ME Graduate Student Research Poster Session (2016)
“High-speed 3D Optical Sensing and Applications”
Purdue University

Research Poster Presentation (2015)
“High-speed 3D Optical Sensing and Applications”
Purdue University

Oral Research Presentation (2014)
“High-quality, real-time 3D video visualization in head mounted displays”
Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference, Iowa State University
Awarded best oral presentation in session

Research Poster Presentation (2014)
“High-quality, real-time 3D video streaming to head mounted displays”
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Research Presentation
Iowa State University

Invited Speaker (2014)
User Interface Implementation for Web Applications, HCI 573X
Iowa State University

Invited Speaker (2014)
Seminar in Human Computer Interaction, HCI 591
Iowa State University

Invited Speaker (2013)
IxD and UX for Mobile Devices
Iowa State University

Invited Speaker (2013)
Iowa 4-H Technology Team – “iOS Development”
Iowa State University


AWARDS & HONORS


Research Excellence Award (2014)
Human-Computer Interaction, Iowa State University

Best Oral Presentation In Session (2014)
Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference, Iowa State University

HCI Graduate Research Fellowship (2013)
Iowa State University

Student Employee of the Year Nomination (2012)
Iowa State University

Lockheed Martin Computer Science Scholarship (2012)
Iowa State University

Academic Recognition Award (2012)
Iowa State University


CONFERENCES ATTENDED


SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (2016)
Presenter: “A comparative study on 3D range data compression methods”
Baltimore, Maryland

LAUNCH Mobile & Wearables Summit (2013)
Scholarship Recipient and Attendee
San Francisco, California

UX Intensive (2013)
Conference Student Scholarship Recipient and Attendee
Seattle, Washington


INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS (LinkedIn >>)


IBM (2013)
IBM Watson, Client Solutions Software Developer

Iowa State University (2010-2014)
College of Engineering / Information Technology Services, iOS Software Engineer

  • Creator of the official app for ISU students, MyState
  • Lead and managed the other students in the ITS Mobile Development Group

Made by Bell (2011-2013)
Owner, iOS Software Engineer & Designer

  • Self-started and operated software consulting startup

OUTREACH & TECHNICAL DEMONSTRATIONS


ME Graduate Student Research Poster Session (March 2016)
Purdue University

Live 3D Video Streaming to Virtual Reality Head Mounted Displays (Dec. 2014)
Interactive demo to 9th-12th grade students of current research and other emerging technologies
Marshalltown Senior High School, Marshalltown, Iowa