2010: Planned the conference, specializing as Media & Website point. Co-developed and maintained the website. Ran meetings. 2011: Advised the 2011 Planning Committee, especially the new Media & Website point. Co-developed and maintained the website. Ran initial meetings.
Working under an Electrical Engineering professor, studying possible applications of nanophotonics (plasmonics, photonic crystals) to solar cells. Received job through Contact Singapore, a program that takes international talent and places them in research positions around the country.
Researched the applications of plasmonics to amorphous silicon solar cells. I have fabricated many cells using sputtering, e-beam evaporation, and photolithography.
Assisted head engineer in building vacuum chambers for sputtering systems. Quality tested company's flagship magnetic sensing chips. Wrote product manuals.
Assisted web developer in building and maintaining pages on the bc.edu domain. Beta tested an in-house, Drupal-based content sharing system. Helped students with personal computer problems.
Assisted researchers in preparing microstructures on silicon wafers using chemical vapor deposition and lasers. Cleaned and prepared samples for electron microscope imaging. Served as in-house IT.
Member of the inaugural Venture For America class, an organization that places talented young graduated at startups in economically troubled cities for two years. Specific company placement pending.
Teaching assistant for ENGN0030: Introduction to Engineering (Fall 2011) and ENGN0040: Dynamics and Vibrations (Spring 2012). Hold office hours to work through problems with students. Tutor students upon request.
Working for Brown University's Media Technology Services, I set up and run audiovisual equipment for classes and events. Operated equipment includes wired and wireless mics, projectors, and sound boards. Notable productions include speeches by Salman Rushdie, General Pervez Musharraf, and Noam Chomsky.
Concentration: Electrical Engineering
Activities: A Better World by Design, emPOWER, Brownian Motion Ultimate
Concentration: Physics, Philosophy
Sustainability, alternative energy, photovoltaics, semiconductors, technology, web development, entrepreneurship