About Me
Hello! I am a 3rd year at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Japanese Studies. While I like testing the waters in different fields of computer science, I have interests in software engineering and AI.
Featured Projects


Reinforcement learning with car racing


Using the genetic algorithm to play arcade games

Personal Website

A personal website built using Astro

SamBamViz VIZualiser

A web app to visualize Covid-19 genome sequences

Interacting LLMs play Wikirace

An experiment testing if LLMs can collaborate to perform better.


A website for fortune telling with tea leaves.

Work Experience

Qualcomm Institute Jan 2024 - Present
Student Researcher
  • Working on the CyberArchWarehouse project under Neil Smith
  • Researching methods to convert historical figures to characters in the virtual world using AI models
  • Specifically, looking into ways to use machine learning models to convert audio into 3D facial expressions and body gestures that will be exported to Unreal Engine 5

Cross Labs Jun 2023 - Present
AI Research Intern
  • Experimented with the collaboration of multiple large language models (LLMs) to compare how well they can perform a task in comparison to a singular LLM.
  • Wrote a progress report blog on my findings for the experiment on interacting LLMs that was posted on the CrossLabs website
  • Detailed all experiments and findings in a research paper that was accepted into, published, and presented at the 2024 International Conference for Semantic Computing
  • Assisted on another intern's project to utilize LLMs to translate human-readable cocktail recipes into machine code with the ultimate goal of having a robot read the code and recreate the recipe based off of its instructions.

NiemaLab at UCSD Sep 2021 - Mar 2023
Undergraduate Researcher
  • Work with Professor Niema Moshiri on various web application projects
  • Created a web app to visualize Covid-19 genome sequences and a python notebook to visualize global Covid-19 data for easy use by epidemiologists and biologists
  • Used data compression work on open-source python package known as Empress to allow for large visualizations of 2 million+ nodes
  • Implement new plugins for Qiita , a tool to help biologists manipulate and analyze genome sequences with 11k+ users and ~600k jobs ran, to allow Qiita users to work with Covid-19 genome sequences
  • Lead a team to write a simplistic and easy-to-use config generation tool for one of Professor Moshiri's framework for viral transmission and evolution simulation

Applied Computing Foundation Sep 2020 - Jan 2023
Fullstack Developer
  • Applied Computing Foundation (ACF) is a non-profit organization that aims to teach students how to code in a fun way from an early age
  • Design and develop a MERN-stack website for ACF students to share the games that they make as a team
  • Also taught a group of high schoolers how to code, leading them to design a fully-functional chess app from scratch with focuses on environmental concerns

SPIS Mentor
  • The Summer Program for Incoming Students (SPIS) is a summer program for freshmen interested in getting a head start in computer science at UCSD.
  • Mentored and led a group of 4 students in their learning, assignments, and projects
  • As the one charge of the discord bot that automated help tickets and announcements, I refactored and maintained the Discord.py bot to handle any needs that arose
  • Helped all students when necessary in their final projects that involved game development, AI, and web development

PhantaSpace Jul 2022 - Sep 2022
Web3 Development Intern
  • PhantaSpace is a startup that layers the metaverse on top of the real world, introducing ways for artists and brands to make NFT galleries and games in mixed reality
  • Learned the basics of web3, NFTs, and cryptocurrencies from nothing over the course of a few weeks
  • Equipped website with frontend code and smart contracts to create a custom NFT marketplace for users to easily view, trade, and sell their NFTs all on one site
  • Coded the frontend with React, used Solidity to write the smart contracts and Hardhat to test the contracts

Qoom Sep 2019 - Nov 2020
  • Qoom is a startup company creating a web application that allowed for easy frontend and backend coding aimed towards enabling a hassle-free software development experience
  • Programmed a collaborative code editor that made use of websockets to allow multiple people to work on the same code file
  • Designed a PDF editor to work towards Qoom's goals of having the ability to edit as many different file formats on Qoom

Cisco Jul 2020 - Aug 2020
Job Shadow Student
  • Worked by myself and under mentorship of a senior software engineer to develop a web application using vanilla HTML, JS, and CSS to parse internet headers
  • Designed an interactable and customizable UI to easily read and interpret the results
  • Created an easy-to-use modular code system for anyone to add custom fields for easy debugging
  • Selected as one of the only teams out of 20+ to present results to senior leadership