EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge, MA U.S.A

09/2013 –

PhD student in MCUBE Lab with John Leonard and Alberto Rodriguez

National Taiwan University (NTU) Taipei, Taiwan

09/2010 – 06/2012

M.S in Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE)

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Pittsburgh, PA U.S.A

01/2010 – 05/2010

Exchange Student in Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE)

National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU) Hsinchu, Taiwan

09/2006 – 06/2010

B.S in Computer Science (CS)

AWARDS and HONERS

IROS 2015 Travel Grant

2015

To attend IROS conference in Hamburg, Germany.

Study Abroad Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan

2013

Academic Achievement Award, NCTU (top-3 students each semester in class)

2006-2010

Received this award in all semesters, except the last semester when I was exchanged to CMU

Honorary member, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, Taiwan

2010

Awarded to top 3% undergraduate students in Dept. of CS, NCTU

Shun-Yi Chu ZyXEL Scholarship

2009

Awarded to 2 undergraduates in Dept. of CS, NCTU

Thirteenth Place, ACM/ICPC Asia Regional Contest, Tokyo, Japan

2007

First Place, NTU and NCTU Joint Programming Contest

2007

Golden Bamboo Scholarship

2006

Awarded to the best admitted student in Dept. of CS, NCTU

WORK EXPERIENCES

Second Lieutenant, Information System Officer, R.O.C. Air Force

08/2012-07/2013

In a 1-year compulsory military service, I am a leader of a platoon with ~100 soldiers and in charge of computer-related affairs. This officer position only has 1 opening and competed by ~1000 draftees.

Coach, Programming Contest Team, Taipei Fu-Hsing Private High School

02/2011-06/2012

Organized and taught courses for ~10 high school students to compete in programming contest

Teaching Assistant in Robotics, CSIE, NTU

09/2011-01/2012

Designed hands-on homework, e.g. stacking blocks using robot arm and camera, grading, office hours

Sensor Programmer, MBA Student Startup Group, CMU Heinz School

03/2010-05/2010

Developed a monitor system on ambulance which collects physical signals and sends them to hospital

Programmer, Syntec, Taiwan (Computer-Numerical-Control (CNC) manufacturer)

2009

Developed Visual CAD Tool for industrial CNC systems using C#

Microsoft Student Partner, Microsoft Taiwan

2008-2009

Delivered 8 Technical Talks on Windows Mobile Programming in Taiwan universities

Awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in Visual Basic 2008

Served as MSP Official Website Project Manager

Intern, mPro-3G Team, Chung-Hwa Telecom, Taiwan

2008 summer

Built online storage service for smart phone users

Developed web service API & web interface using ASP.NET & AJAX

COMPUTING SKILLS

Programming: C/C++/C#, Java, Matlab, Python, OpenCV, CUDA, VB

Robotic Systems: LCM, ROS