Where did you complete your undergraduate degree?
Michigan State University
What played into your decision to get a graduate engineering degree?
The graduate engineering degree provides a broader knowledge background emphasizing management and understanding of how business works. Engineers know how to build and design but don't know how an individual can work effectively with others.
Why did you pick WashU?
- Academic ranking
- Professional network
- Location, a relatively small city with the capacity of a big city.
What was your favorite course and why?
The Art & Science of Risk Management. It gave me practical skills of evaluating risks for better managing the project.
Who is your favorite instructor and why?
Ozzie Lomax. He is open-minded, critical and understanding, has empathy, and empowers students.
What advice would you give to a new student?
Understand what you really want from your degree program and take classes to benefit yourself.
What is your favorite thing about St. Louis?
The sports, food and parks.
What campus activities or groups would you recommend to a new student?
The Balsa Group for individuals interested in consulting.
Do you have any work history? If yes, please describe.
Keylogic Consulting Group as an associate consultan, and co-founder of One Dollar Fund, an affiliate foundation of Mango V Foundation, which is concentrated on supporting left-behind children in rural villages in China.
Are there any not-for-profit agencies that you have volunteered or worked with?
One Dollar Fund and Harvard SEED.
What are your plans for the future?
Join an HR consulting firm, focus on developing project-based elementary education program and impact investing.