Awards

* One of 10 recipients nationwide (across all science, math, and engineering fields) of the 2018 Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship

* One of 30 recipients nationwide (across all graduate disciplines) of the 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship

* 2018 UCLA Engineering School Edward K. Rice Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award

* 2016-2017 UCLA Engineering School-Wide Outstanding Bachelor of Science (Commencement Award)

* Recipient of 2017 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

* Recipient of 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

* Recipient of 2017 UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Cornelius Leondes Scholarship

* One of 252 national recipients of 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Research (only recipient from UCLA, and one of only 6 recipients majoring in Computer Science)

* One of 200 young researchers (undergraduates, graduates, and postdoctoral fellows) worldwide invited to the September 2016 Heidelberg Laureate Forum; interacted with many Fields medalists, Turing award winners, and a Nobel Physics Laureate over various scientific and social events.

* Recipient of 2016 Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Boeing Scholarship in Computer Science

* Guest Performance (with UCLA Chamber Singers and Los Robles Master Chorale) at Walt Disney Concert Hall with LA Philharmonic in 21c Liederabend, op. LA under conductor John Adams, Apr. 2016

* National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Member, 2015 – present

* Golden Key International Honour Society Member, 2015 – present

* Book Award for Excellence in Chemistry at UCLA, 2014: Ranked 1st among 900+ students in freshman chemistry

* Dean’s Honors List every quarter for all twelve quarters at UCLA

* Accepted to/Entered UCLA at the age of 13, 2013: Took all classes with students 5+ years older than myself, but still maintained 4.00 GPA so far (both within major and overall)

* First place (perfect score) in 2012-2013 High School California Mathematical League competition

* Honor Roll in American Mathematics Competition 10, invited to American Invitational Mathematics Exam (in 7th grade), 2012