Research and STEM Activities
Software Development Intern at Morgan Stanley...Teaching Assistant of introductory CS classes at Stuyvesant...Member of Genspace team for iGEM competition – placed first and won a gold medal – worked on creaing a biofilter by bioengineering bacteria to detect certain levels of hazardous substances indicative of pollution.
Prior to Caltech
Mayor's Cup Doubles Champion...Third-place at Junior Tem Tennis Nationals...Third-place at New York City Singles Championships...Varsity tennis top player...National Merit Finalist – National Honor Society and Honor Roll – One of 112 students internationally to receive a perfect score on the 2017 AP Computer Science exam...Extemporaneous Speaking Captain...Semifinalist at Big Bronx Nationals...Semifinalist at Columbia University Nationals...Quarterfinalist at NY State Championships...Scholastic Writing Awards Honorable Mention...Arthur Ashe Essay Contest Regional Winner.
Daughter of Ping Yu...Has one younger brother, Jeffrey.