(2016 - 2021)
maker educator & program manager
Working in a Hong Kong-based makerspace to design impact making curriculum for local schools and youth centers. Here, I also engaged in social design projects employing design thinking to tackle social and environmental issues.
DIY BIO Hong Kong
(2016 - present)
Co-founder and director
I co-founded a non-profit community lab that opens to the public to do biology-related projects. We also organised public biology talks and run biotechnology workshops for the general public to promote the democratization of biotechnology.
(2015 Dec - Jan)
Coding 101 is a STEAM education provider. As a part-time tutor, I am responsible to teaching Metas kit and Scratch in various partner schools. I enjoyed design lessons that allow students to fully ultilise their creativity.
Young Makers & ChangeMakers
(2015 Nov - Dec)
During the time when I was in YMCM, I runs young makers workshops such as hour of code, MaKey MaKey music projects and TinkerCAD 3D design software. I also helped develop the curriculum in YMCM. Besides, I worked on graphic design marketing for the workshops and helped hosting booth in HK Maker Faire and MaD Free Market.
Hands Life Science
(2015 Nov - Jan)
Co-founder & technical manager
After getting a Gold medal in iGEM 2014, I and four of my teammates continue to bring the project to the next level and co-found a biotech startup - Hands Life Science. In the team, I was responsible to the technical side, focuing on doing wet lab. Our team participated in various startup competitions. I left the team in Dec 2015 and started pursuit my career on STEAM education.
CityU Apps Lab
(2015 July - Nov)
CityU 2015 iGEM Team
(2015 Jun - Oct)
Throughout the summer holiday, I stayed in the biology lab to help the CityU 2015 iGEM Team to run the synthetic biology experiment. I shared my experience in iGEM 2014 and build the 2015 iGEM team wiki page for the team. This role allows me to consolidfy my knowledge on synthetic and molecular biology. I was so glad to be part of the innovative and energetic team.
City University of Hong Kong
2014 - 2016
Bachelor’s of Science (Honours) in Applied Biology
Second Upper-Class Honours; GPS: 3.26
In my undergraduate study, I focused on molecular biology and genetics, but I also studied ecology, biochemistry, animal and plant physiology. Here I developed system thinking and professional scientific research practices.
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, USA
2015 Jan - Jun
Total GPA: 3.3
During the 5 months exchange experience, I took courses in human sexual biology, Biological inquiry, molecular Biology, and US Culture.
Wet lab team & wiki designer
In this 6 months international synthetic biology competition, I worked with a team of biologists and bioengineering students to engineering an E.coli that converts excess body fat to a beneficial fatty acid.
Summer Research Scholarship Scheme
Student Prize for Best Oral Presentation
I received a scholarship to committed a summer to further work on the synthetic biology research project, which requires genetically engineer E.coli to convert adverse fat into beneficial fatty acid. In this research, I focus on characterizing the modified biological system and represented the results in an oral presentation.
Hong Kong Community College
2012 - 2013
Associate Degree in Science
St. Rose of Lima’s College
2005 - 2012
Highschool - Science Stream