Sei

Chang

UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Computer Science and Engineering

Experienced in mobile, cloud, and backend development. Currently involved in bioinformatics research that uses computational algorithms in detecting structural variants in DNA. Excited for the future of computational biomedicine and neuroscience. Passionate about current issues and educating the next generation.

4yrs Java
5yrs C/C++
2yrs Python
2yrs Node.js

PROJECTS

IoT Smart Camera System

This IoT-based system integrates the Google Smart Home and Amazon Web Service Platform to enable voice control over user camera functionalities, such as streaming video to your Chromecast.

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KISTickets Mobile App

This ticketing application designed natively for both iOS and Android allows users to reserve tickets at the school theater and notifies users about upcoming school entertainment or events.

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Fine Dust Monitor

The Fine Dust Monitoring System uses AWS IoT to send SNS notifications in case of high concentrations of fine dust in the area. The system includes an entire network of devices providing real time data.

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RESEARCH

Deep Learning-Based Image Segmentation of Focal Adhesions in Cell Migration

This research is an independent project conducted under the supervision of Professor Lee from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The objective of this research was to optimize the original vU-net framework for analyzing focal adhesions.

Socially Assistive Robots: An Emerging Technology for Treating Autism

Researched the impact of assistive technologies in our society and how social robots can be key to removing social barriers. Published to Dartmouth Journal of Science 2018 Winter Edition: pp 33-34

An IoT-based Fine Dust Monitoring System

This research aimed to integrate IoT and device technologies to tackle the environmental problem of fine dust levels for the community. Earlier version published to IEEE MDM Conference 2017.

ACTIVITIES

ZarLab Research

The Daily Bruin

BCI Developer: CruX

  • Developed BCI in Python
  • Integrated smart home ecosystem
  • User control over appliance
  • CruX UCLA Website

Theta Tau Active

  • Active member of Theta Tau
  • Pledged during Fall 2018
  • Member of Lambda Class
  • Theta Tau Website

Blog

Updates along the way, some reflections on the experiences that make me who I am today.

Things Fall Apart Analysis

Literary Analysis in Video Format

An in-depth analysis of the novel by Chinua Achebe, examining the commentary on post-colonialism and representation of African culture.

Backpacking in Eastern Europe

Witnessing the societal and cultural effects of the Cold War on Eastern Europe (while enjoying some escape rooms).

Miral Welfare Foundation

Wing Cello Ensemble with Pathway String Quintet

An inspiration for my passion for assistive technologies

A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

Comparative Literary Analysis

The Dread of Approaching the Meaningless End: analyzing Hemingway's exploration of nihilism.

THIMUN Qatar 2018

The Security Council

Traveling to THIMUN for the first time, as President of the Security Council. Resolving the situation in the DPRK on the issue of humanitarian aid and nuclear weapons.

Transdisciplinary Presentation

The Physics of Music, the intertwining of my passions

My Bioinformatics Journey

B.I.G Summer Institute 2019

An insight into my exploration of bioinformatics, an emerging field that represents the potential of interdisciplinary research.