Education & Experience

Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, August 2021; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, GPA 4.7/5.0; Major: Computational Engineering, Minor: Product Design
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, June 2017; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, GPA 4.8/5.0
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering, June 2015; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, GPA 4.96/5.

Research and Work Experience


  • Graduate Research Assistant at the Fluid Interfaces Group (MIT Media Lab) in Cambridge, MA; January 2019 - August 2021
  • Machine Learning Health Intern at Apple (remote internship with Seattle, WA office); June 2020 - August 2020
  • Graduate Research Assistant at the MIT Global Engineering and Research Laboratory in Cambridge, MA; September 2015 - January 2019
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern at Microsoft Corporation, (Hardware - Surface) in product development in Redmond, WA; Summer 2014 & Summer 2015
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern at iRobot Corporation in product development  in Bedford MA; Summer 2013
  • Undergraduate Researcher and Co-Team Lead at the MIT Marine Robotics Team in Cambridge, MA; September 2011-March 2015
  • Undergraduate Research at the MIT Bioinstrumentation Lab in Cambridge, MA; September 2012-December 2013

Teaching and Outreach


  • Co-founder and co-director of MIT ATHack; December 2013-present
  • Graduate Resident Advisor (GRA) in Next House; February 2018-present
  • Lab Instructor for 2.00: Introduction to Design; Fall 2018, Fall 2020
  • Team Mentor for 2.76: Global Engineering for low pressure filter project; Fall 2018
  • Team Mentor for 2.76: Global Engineering for ocular prosthetics project; Fall 2018
  • Lab Instructor for 2.00b: Toy Design; Spring 2018
  • Mentor, MIT MakerWorks; February 2018 - December 2019
  • Team Mentor for 2.76: Global Engineering for low vision magnifier project; Fall 2016
  • Team Mentor for 2.76: Global Engineering for low vision magnifier project; Fall 2015
  • Co-President of MIT Engineers Without Borders: Fall 2013-Fall 2014; Project Manager: Fall 2012-2013
  • High School Physics Instructor for MIT Global Teaching Labs - Italy in Milan; January 2015
  • Led presentation & activity fair for Science on Saturday event on marine robotics for ~800 K-12 students; December 2014
  • Discover Ocean Engineering Pre-Orientation Senior Program Coordinator: August 2014; Mentor: August 2013
  • Undergraduate Teaching Fellow for 12.000: Solving Complex Problems; Fall 2012 and 2013
  • Undergraduate Teaching Fellow for 1.016: Communicating Complex Environmental Issues; Spring 2013
  • Terrascope Youth Radio Staff Mentor for city-sponsored high school employees; October 2012-January 2013

Academic Service


  • Reviewer. ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS); 2020.
  • Reviewer. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI); 2020.
  • Reviewer. ACM Transactions on Accessibile Computing (TACCESS); Aug. 2020
  • Student Volunteer. NuerIPS 2020 Conference in Vancouver, Canada; 2020