Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Computer Science, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

  • Member of the Advanced Robotics and Computationally AugmenteD Environments (ARCADE) research group advised by Mathias Unberath
Aug 2022 – Present

M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO.

GPA: 4.00 / 4.00

  • Thesis: Development and Evaluation of a Force-Controlled Robotic System for Echocardiogram Procedures
  • Passed thesis defense with distinction
August 2020 – Aug 2022

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO.

GPA: 3.90 / 4.00

  • Summa cum laude
  • Dean’s List, all semesters
  • Boeing Opportunity for Leadership Development (BOLD) scholar, 2018-2021
  • Vice President of External Affairs for the Filipino Students Association, 2019-2020
  • Member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society
Aug 2017 – May 2021

Work Experience

Undergraduate/Graduate Student Researcher, Medical Robotics Lab, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO.

  • Explored KUKA robot software [Java] to explore motion functionality by developing new demo applications and aid in development of automated surgical programs.
  • Utilized SolidWorks and Cura to design and 3D-print end effectors compatible with the KUKA robot to extend program capabilities to external tools.
  • Collaborated with 3 academic colleagues on areas of shared research interests including mechanical engineering, computer science, and medical procedures.
Dec 2018 – Aug 2022

Computer Systems Validation Intern, ACE Innovations Team, PSC Biotech, St. Louis, MO.

  • Validated Adaptive Compliance Engine (ACE) electronic Quality Management system software by executing 15 test scripts.
  • Drafted 10 audit checklists for manufacturing sites to establish compliance with regulations for medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and dietary supplements including 21 CFR 11, ISO 9001, and ISO 13485.
  • Developed 25 marketable workflow diagrams to describe and lay out logical operational steps to utilize ACE software.
  • Offered input for Standard Operating Procedures to support client-ready final versions.
May 2019 – Aug 2022

Leadership Experience

Events Coordinator, Midwest Association of Filipino Americans (MAFA) .

  • Established professional partnerships with the Filipino Googler Network and Kabataan Alliance to collaborate on events.
  • Designed virtual Leadership Series which comprised of 3 workshops to provide opportunities for discussion regarding Filipinx-American identity, social justice issues, and professional development.
  • Planned the first virtual Midwest Filipino American Summit conference consisting of 18 workshops for 150 delegates to promote connection and networking during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 2020 – Jul 2021

Tutor, Saint Louis University , St. Louis, MO .

  • Held appointment-based services for students taking introductory chemistry and physics courses to provide one-on-one support by clarifying concepts and answering questions.
  • Guided students in developing problem-solving and study skills to encourage their success in the course.
  • Provided additional support to Academic Success faculty by interviewing new tutoring and supplemental instruction candidates.

Residential Assistant, Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University , Evanston, IL .

  • Mentored gifted students (7th-8th grade) to cultivate safe and respectful communities in the program.
  • Taught students lifelong social and emotional skills to begin developing their independence to be self-motivated learners.
  • Upheld all program and residence hall rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Worked front desk shifts to serve as a resource for students, parents, and visitors.
Jun 2018 – Aug 2018


  • Python
  • Java
  • C
  • C++
  • SolidWorks
  • 3D Printing
  • Microsoft Office