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Celebrating the Class of 2020

Student's headshot

Haizhu Yang

BS in Data Science with a concentration in Economics and Business; BS in Brain and Cognitive Sciences; Minor in Business; Cluster in Korean


Hometown: Jinan, Shandong, China

Capstone Project: URMC - Networking rhythm badge analysis with Tianyou Xiao, Yumeng Xi, Ziyu Song

Awards: I got a Phi Beta Kappa Nomination.

Teaching Assistant for: Yes. I was a teaching assistant for CSC 171 for Thaddeus Pawlicki and CSC/DSC 261 for Eustrat Zhupa.

Research: Yes. I did research on Foveal Crowding under Martina Poletti in BCS department.

Other Highlights: I was the president of UR table tennis and participated in the NCTTA (National Collegiate Table Tennis Association) game in Great Lakes Region Upstate New York Division and got a second place in Women's Single.

Future Plans: Still looking for a job

Resume: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DrvjgHdcpv1CNTNQqXV_Z6WSeTf-gH9L

Memory of Rochester: I got involved in Japanese Students' Association and performed a traditional Japanese dance (called soran bushi) with other members in JSA's performance event. We practiced a lot before the event and it was fun to be with other members.

Message to Family and Friends: Thank you to my parents and my whole family who sent my abroad and provided me this opportunity to expand my horizon. Thank you to all my friends who beard with me for the four years in college.