Academic experience

September 2017 - Current (expected May 2022)

Ph.D. Candidate in Physics

Brown University
Advisor: Lorin Crawford
Thesis project: Topological Data Analytic framework for Biological structures and Short-term evolving molecular models

September 2013 - June 2017

B.Sc. in Physics

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Thesis projects:

  1. Relaxation analysis of ribosomal P1-P2 heterodimer protein by MD simulations (advisor: Wang Yi)

  2. Surface charge properties of persister cells (advisor: Yilin Wu)

July 2018 - June 2020

Research Experience

Brown University

Co-advisors: Nicolas Fawzi, and Jeetain Mittal

Molecular interactions underlying liquid-liquid phase separation of intrinsically disordered proteins

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Teaching Experience

Brown University

Lab Teaching Assistant for

  • PHYS 0030 Basic Physics

  • PHYS 0040 Basic Physics B

2016, 2020, and 2021

Poster Presentation

Biophysical Society Meeting, 2021, Virtual
Biophysical Society Meeting, 2020, San Diego, CA
Poster presentation for Undergraduate Summer Research Intern, 2016, Hong Kong

June 2016 - Aug 2016

Summer Research Intern

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Surface charge properties of swarming and planktonic cells (advisor: Yilin Wu)

June 2015 - Aug 2015

Summer Research Exchange Student

Brown University
Effect of non-ionic surfactant on swarming motility (advisor: Jay X. Tang)

Jun 2014 - Sept 2014

Editing Assistant

Pearson (Longman) HK Limited, Hong Kong
Job duty: Assist in the editorial tasks of Physics and Science textbooks