Sophia Chen
Sophia Chen
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona Del Mar
Major: Electrical Engineering

Honors 
Academic All-SCIAC (Spring 2015, 2015-16)
Team MVP (2015)
Team captain

2017

   SINGLES ( 5 SCIAC wins)

 

  • #4: 2-1
  • #5: 3-3
  • #6: 2-4

 

   DOUBLES (3 SCIAC Wins)

  • #2: 0-1
  • #3: 4-8

 

2016

   SINGLES (2 SCIAC wins)

  • #2: 0-4
  • #3: 2-1
  • #4: 5-2

   DOUBLES

  • #1: 1-14

2015
Tied-3rd on the team in doubles wins (5), 4th singles wins (5).

  SINGLES (1 SCIAC win)

  • #1: 0-8
  • #2: 3-2
  • #3: 1-3

  DOUBLES (1 SCIAC win)

  • #1: 1-10
  • #2: 1-2
  • #3: 3-0

  ITA Regional

  • Singles: Qualified Round of 64
  • Doubles: Qualified Round of 32

  OJAI

  • Singles: Reached Round of 32
  • Doubles: Qualified Round of 32

2014
Tied-3rd on the team in doubles wins (8).

  SINGLES (2 SCIAC wins)

  • #4: 1-2
  • #5: 4-9
  • #6: 1-1

  DOUBLES (3 SCIAC wins)

  • #2: 2-4
  • #3: 6-7

Research and STEM activities
Worked on the Advanced EHF Payload Database Team writing Python tools to automate database processes and analyze satellite telemetry using MATLAB as a systems engineering technical intern with Northrop Grumman in summer 2015...SURF Fellow at The Aerospace Corporation...Built a measurement setup and completely characterized vocal vibrations in the head and neck with Professor Hyuck Choo during SURF fellowship in summer 2014 (published: below)...Member of the Tau Beta Pi Honor Society...TA for Introduction to Embedded Systems course.

Published work
Sophia Chen, J. Rosenberg, A. Balakrishna, Y. Ma, H. Cho, J. O. Lee, and H. Choo, “On-Demand Power Source for Medical Electronic Implants: Acousto-Mechanical Vibrations from Human Vocal Folds,” NAPA Institute 2015 Workshop on Enabling Future Health Care: the Role of Micro and Nano Technologies, August 24-26, 2015, Napa, CA.

Prior to Caltech
Four-year member of the tennis team for head coach Brian Ricker...Two-time winner of the Coach's Award ...Earned Second Team All-League honors...PCL Sportsmanship Award winner...National Merit Semifinalist...AP Scholar with Distinction.

Personal
UNICEF Vice-President ... Daughter of Paul and Ruey-Chyi ... Has one sister, Erica.