CV (academic)

Education

Harvard University
Ph.D., Physics
Thesis: Classification and Construction of Topological Phases of Quantum Matter
Committee: Ashvin Vishwanath (thesis advisor), Subir Sachdev, Arthur Jaffe
2016-2019
University of California, Berkeley
Thesis advisor: Ashvin Vishwanath
2014-2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., Physics and Mathematics
2011-2014
Peking University2010-2011

Employment

The Voleon Group (hedge fund)
I conduct high-dimensional applied machine learning research in the financial domain, and implement systematic, automated trading strategies in end-to-end machine learning pipelines.
2016-2019

Honors and awards

Harvard University White Teaching Prize2020
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society2014
40th International Physics Olympiad
Gold Medal
2009
10th Asian Physics Olympiad
Gold Medal, Special Prize for the Highest Score in Theoretical Examination
2009

Presentations

Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Harvard University
Kickoff Workshop on Topology and Quantum Phases of Matter
08/2018
University of Calgary
Quantum Science and Technology Seminars
11/2017
Yale University
Condensed Matter Seminars
11/2017
Harvard University
Mathematical Physics Seminars
04/2017
Harvard University
Condensed Matter Kid’s Seminars
04/2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Informal Condensed Matter Seminars
02/2017

Workshops / summer schools / conferences

Kickoff Workshop on Topology and Quantum Phases of Matter
Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Harvard University
Organizers: Ashvin Vishwanath, Ying Ran, Cumrun Vafa
06/2018
Machine Learning for Quantum Many-Body Physics Workshop
Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
Organizers: Roger Melko, Titus Neupert, Simon Trebst, Mandy Lochar
06/2018
Strongly Correlated Topological Phases of Matter Workshop
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University
Organizers: Lukasz Fidkowski, Dan Freed, Anton Kapustin
06/2017
Boulder Summer School CMMP: Topological Phases of Quantum Matter
University of Colorado, Boulder
Organizers: Jason F. Alicea, Joseph Checkelsky, Victor Gurarie, Michael Hermele, Leo Radzihovsky
07-08/2016
Hot Topics in Cold Matter Workshop
University of California, Berkeley
Organizers: Ehud Altman, Joel Moore, Ashvin Vishwanath
05/2016
Open Questions at the Intersection of Mathematics and Quantum Physics Workshop
University of California, Berkeley
Organizer: Mina Aganagic
04/2015
American Physical Society March Meeting
Boston, MA; Baltimore, MD; New Orleans, LA; Los Angeles, CA
Organizer: American Physical Society
2012, 2013, 2017, 2018

Service

Graduate Student Poster Session
Co-organizer
University of California, Berkeley
11/2015
Preliminary Exam Committee
Student representative
University of California, Berkeley
07/2015
Grad-to-Grad Mentoring Program
Mentor
University of California, Berkeley
2015-16
Graduate Student Poster Session
Judge
University of California, Berkeley
11/2014

Teaching

Wave Phenomena
Harvard University
Instructor: Mara Prentiss
Spring 2019
Special Topics in Condensed Matter Physics
Harvard University
Instructor: Ashvin Vishwanath
Fall 2018
Introduction to Mathematical Physics
University of California, Berkeley
Instructor: Ori Ganor
Spring 2016
Introductory Physics
University of California, Berkeley
Instructor: Melvin Pomerantz
Spring 2015
Introductory Physics
University of California, Berkeley
Instructor: Catherine Bordel
Fall 2014