Hanzhi Lin
Hanzhi Lin
Height: 5-7
Weight: 152
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: Montgomery Blair
Major: Computer Science
Bats/Throws: Br/IM
Event: Ba/Br/IM

Honors
SCIAC All-Academic Team (2015-16)

2016-17

  • 50 Free: 23.38
  • 100 Free: 51.67
  • 200 Free: 1:56.39
  • 50 Back: 25.49
  • 100 Back: 54.86
  • 200 Back: 2:00.43

2015-16

  • 50 Free: 23.08 (R) SCIAC Championships
  • 200 Free: 1:52.31 Caltech vs. Chapman, La Verne
  • 50 Back: 26.77 (R) Pomona-Pitzer Relays
  • 100 Back: 55.25 (R) SCIAC Championships
  • 200 Back: 2:00.20 SCIAC Championships
  • 50 Breast: 29.45 Pomona-Pitzer vs. Caltech
  • 100 Breast: 1:02.31 SCIAC Championships
  • 200 Breast: 2:26.20 Caltech vs. Redlands
  • 200 Fly: 2:07.96 Caltech vs. Chapman, La Verne
  • 200 IM: 2:00.38 SCIAC Championships

2014-15
Set program records in the 800 Free Relay, 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay.
Placed 7th on ‘A’ Medley Relay at SCIAC Championships, 8th on ‘A’ 400 Medley Relay, 8th on ‘A’ 800 Free Relay, 17th on ‘B’ 400 Free Relay.

  TOP TIMES

  • 50 Free: 23.95, Whittier/CMS Dual Meet
  • 100 Free: 50.67, SCIAC Championships
  • 200 Free: 1:52.53, SCIAC Championships
  • 500 Free: 5:12.43, Oxy Dual Meet
  • 100 Back: 58.89, Chapman Dual Meet
  • 200 Back: 2:07.52, ULV Dual Meet
  • 100 Breast: 1:02.10, SCIAC Championships
  • 200 Breast: 2:17.22, SCIAC Championships
  • 100 Fly: 56.86, Collegiate Winter Invite
  • 200 IM: 2:00.63, SCIAC Championships

Research and STEM activities
Spent the summer after his freshman year using Python programming platform to reduce noise in light curves to 90% by utilizing median filters and removing single-point outliers, also decreasing the inaccuracies of observational vs. theoretical flux values by 80% through comparison t-tests...Coded Java to improve overall research effifiency at the National Cancer Institute by computationally simulating genetic mutations and implementing computer modeling and docking methods to analyze hydrophobic regions of antibodies following his junior year in high school...Honorable Mention in the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Science competition...a semifinalist qualifier in the USA Biology Olympiad...A two-time American Invitational Mathematics Examination qualifier...SURF Gee Poster competition finalistVolunteered at the Asbury Nurshing Home.

Prior to Caltech
Record holder and team captain at Montgomery Blair HS...Member of the Nation's Capital Section Team.

Personal
Born in Kyoto, Japan...Son of Qing Zeng and Shihua...Has one older brother, Haozhi "Jeffrey".