academic citizenship
reviewer service
university service
  • Member of Planning Committee for Nano Week 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania
    • Organized a week of fully remote nanotechnology and science seminars for high school students during the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Held focus group with three high school teachers to identify needs and best practices
    • Recruited six laboratory groups to develop and present research talks; the groups gave 17 presentations to 188 total high school students
    • Designed follow-up surveys for students, teachers, and presenters
    • Duration: July 2020 - December 2020
  • Participant in Workshops to construct new Values Statement for the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    • Attended two workshops to brainstorm and consolidate ideas
    • Duration: October 2019 - November 2019
  • Representative on Sandia National Laboratory university recruiting team
    • Attended 1-2 on-campus events annually
    • Provided information and advice to prospective applicants and current students
    • Duration: 2014 - 2016
  • Hanson Research Group at Stanford University
    • Created new desk arrangement in laboratory to incorporate seven students in an inviting environment which encourages collaboration
    • Documented importand procedures for ordering parts, traveling to conferences, working important machinery, etc.
    • Organized regular social events including waffle-making, ice cream-making, and Pi Day
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University
    • Student representative on committee overseeing redesign of two Thermoscience Division buildings (Bldgs 520 and 524)
    • Member of the Building Assessment Team (BAT) to quickly determine the safety of university buildings immediately following an earthquake
    • Member of the Building Evacuation Response Team (BERT) to ensure that laboratory is clear of personnel following a disaster situation
    • Provided advice/guidance for students applying to the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship
    • Attended orientation events for new and prospective students, including serving as a laboratory tour guide
other service
  • Panelist judge for the Mindanao State University 2018 Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Exposition in General Santos City, Philippines (25-26 May 2018)
  • Session chair for Oral Session 4: Technique Extensions in 7th International Workshop on Laser-Induced Incandescence in Lake Tahoe, CA (June 2016)