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Experience

Summer Research

Research Assistant

June 2023 - Aug 2023

  • Developed a user-centered research protocol to investigate the integration of AI tools into computer science lab experiences 

  • Conducted 17 hour-long interviews with instructors, lab assistants, and students to capture their experiences

  • Cleaned and analyzed 17 hours of interview data through thematic analysis and affinity diagramming to identify prevalent themes

  • Wrote a research paper to disseminate the findings

    • Xu (Accepted). Understanding support needs in computer science labs. ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

    • OUR Travel Grant, $500, University of San Diego, Jan 2024

    • ACM Travel Grant, $300, SIGCSE TS’24, Jan 2024

  • Summer Internship Award, $2000, University of San Diego, May 2023

Lavner Education

Technology Instructor

June-August 2022

  • Taught 10 week-long programming and robotics-themed classes to campers ages 6-15 leading to over 200 campers engaging with the topics

  • Customized and provided curriculum for each camper to align with their skill set and to guarantee successful project completion

  • Assisted with hardware and software configurations for total of 100 hours to help prepare learning materials for campers

  • Provided personalized, one-on-one tutoring to campers to support their mastery of learning

MathWonder research 

Research Assistant

  • Collaborated to develop a coding scheme to categorize the types of questions students ask within a classroom environment

  • On a team of two, developed an hour-long lesson to engage students in inquiry-based learning and taught this lesson to 10 high school students

  • Ran a booth with 3 hands-on mathematical exploration activities that had over 440 middle and high school student visitors within 3 hours

April-November 2022

Education

University of San Diego

September 2020 - May 2024

Bachelor of Science in Computer Schience

Minor in Supply Chain Management

Clubs: Association for Computing Machinery, Torero Ambassadors, Supply Chain Management Associate, Data Analytics Club

Leadership

Industry Scholars Program 

Industry Scholar

September 2023 - Current

Selected to participate in a highly selective Industry Scholars program, which provides professional skill development and leadership training for students in computer science and engineering

Skills

Coding Languages: 

Python

Java

C/C++

JavaScript

HTML

R

CSS

SQL

Technical Skills

UI/UX Design

Figma

Blockbench

Vue Framework

UNIX

Agile Backlog

Git

Android Studio

Languages:                   

Mandarin (Native)

English (Bilingual)

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