Hi, I’m Eric Young
Welcome to my Personal Website!
I am a senior at Duke University pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science, minor in Mathematics, and certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship. My professional interests include technology, finance, education, and entrepreneurship.
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Bachelor of Science, Duke University | Durham, NC
August 2018 - May 2023
Major: Computer Science
Certificate: Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Coursework: Advanced Software Design and Implementation, Advanced Algorithms, Database Systems, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture, Machine Learning, Data Analysis & Decision Science, Python Programming for Mathematics
Extracurriculars: President, Lambda Phi Epsilon; Captain, Duke Intramural Basketball; Executive Board, Duke Taiwanese American Student Association; Member, Catalyst Tech Society
High School Diploma,
International Bilingual School at Hsinchu-Science-Park | Taiwan
August 2014 - June 2018
Honors: USA Biology Olympiad Semifinalist, National Merit Scholarship (Commended Student), National Honor Society, AP International Diploma, AP Scholar with Distinction
Extracurriculars: Captain, Varsity Basketball; Head President, Model United Nations; Co-Founder, Rock Band Club
Languages: Python, SQL
Tools: MongoDB, Spark, NumPy, Pandas, Seaborn, Scikit-learn, PyTorch
Frameworks: Django, Flask, React
Domains: Technology, Education
Skills: Strategic Planning, Problem Solving, Client Communication, Public Speaking, Leadership
What I’ve Done
June 2022 - August 2022
Quantitative Strategist Intern, Goldman Sachs
Wrangled 8 TB of financial data stored in Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) using PySpark and Pandas
Leveraged Dash to create an interactive dashboard that remodels and visualizes 12 previously inaccessible datasets, allowing 400+ end users across 2 divisions and 9 teams to conveniently analyze client-level statistics
Utilized Python to implement supervised machine learning techniques (e.g. Logistic Regression, Gradient Tree Boosting) to classify incoming clients as stable or unstable based on their static attributes and time-series investment behavior
February 2022 - May 2022
Software Development Engineer Intern, Amazon Web Services
Designed and implemented an AI Operations Bot that automatically triages incoming tickets, analyzes customer impact, links affected resources, and provides on-calls with recommended steps to perform root cause analysis on detected faults
Built the system in Native AWS with dependencies on SNS, SQS, Lambda, and Maxis Service (a document-oriented API)
Saved 27 hours per month of on-call investigation time, allowing engineers to focus on bug fixes and service improvements
August 2020 - August 2021
Pioneered 2 programming courses: Programming Methodology in Java and Data Science Foundations in Python
Received 50+ five-star reviews and recommendations on Snapask; became the most-liked (15K) and most-shared (1.2K) instructor profile on an online teaching group of 50K members
Organized and led 500+ hours of class sessions, small-group office hours, and individual project consultations
May 2020 - August 2020
Software Engineer Intern,
Developed an online quiz application with Flask and PostgreSQL to allow students to answer questions on Python programming concepts, receive immediate feedback, and analyze past performance
Generated 35K+ quiz questions since the application was adopted by Duke’s largest introductory Computer Science course; project paper accepted by the 26th ACM conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE)
May 2018 - Present
College Admissions Consultant
Assisted 10+ clients to gain acceptance and attend one of their top three choice institutions (e.g. Duke, CalTech, Cornell)
Accumulated extensive client communication experience through 500+ hours of 1-on-1 consulting
Duke Course Recommender
Built a website that makes personalized course recommendations for Duke students by applying the kNN, matrix factorization, and regression ML algorithms, achieving an optimized RMSE score 50% lower than baseline RMSE
The path leading up to my entrepreneurial journey in Computer Science Education.
What I've taught
May 2018 - Present
Subjects: AP Computer Science, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, Java Programming, Python Programming, SAT, ACT, SAT Math Level 2, Honors Chemistry, Honors Algebra, Honors Precalculus
August 2019 - December 2019
Mathematics Instructor, Durham Literacy Center
Assisted high school drop-outs to earn their General Education Development (GED) diplomas
May 2019 - August 2019
SAT Instructor, Modern English Scholastic Institute
- Instructed SAT and ACT classes of up to 8 students
- Provided 1-on-1 college consulting services
What They’re Saying
"“Eric is the most organized and compassionate teacher I have ever met.”
"I really enjoyed writing my essays under Eric’s guidance since he was always available outside of class and gave me constructive, instant feedback during the stressful college app season."
College Consulting Student
“In addition to being a great teacher, Eric is an amazing role model and an outstanding communicator."
AP Computer Science Student
"Eric has a lot of passion for CS education. His classes inspired me to major in CS."
Java Programming Student
"Believe you can and you're halfway there"