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Sarah Zhou

Zhou is proficient in Java, Python, SQL, R, Android, Unix and C. In 2016, she won the Grand Prize in the Grant Hackathon hosted by Audio Rule and Google for her restaurant recommendation Android app. She has coded games, created document ranking software, and created an interactive data visualization app used for Blue Devils basketball data. She interned as a programmer for Lucas (Laboratory for Conflict and Unconventional Analysis) in Durham where she was part of the natural language processing team in 2016. In 2014-15 she was a product management intern at Anomo, Inc.

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Wenqin Wang

Want is proficient in Python, Java, C, Latex, HTML/CSS, jQuery, Javascript and Assembly language. At Duke, she works as a teaching assistant for the data structure and algorithms class in computer science. In 2016, she studied abroad through the Duke in Berlin program and created three photo exhibit in the tete art gallery. She also worked as a web designer for the Orlando Shooting Fundraising Event where she used HTML, CSS and jQuery to design a website about Orlando Nightclub Shooting in Chinese.

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Mariam Sulakian

Sulakian is proficient in Python, R, Java and Swift, and design tools such as Illustrator, Framer, Premiere Pro, SketchUp, In Design, Photoshop, RStudio, XCode, and Final Cut Pro. As an engineering intern at Facebook, Sulakian has worked on an environmental friendly iOS application to help users split gas costs with friends on carpools. She currently works as a multimedia project studio tech consultant for Duke's Office of Information Technology and provides front line technology support to students.

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Bihan Zhuang

Zhuang is proficient in Java, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Materialize, Flask, Heroku, MATLAB, Octave, Python and Arduino. She has a range of biomedical/computational research experience. In 2017, she was a research assistant for the Duke Intelligent Motion lab using machine learning techniques to predict heart attacks. In 2016, she worked in the You lab to model the growth rate of E.coli bacteria, and to code and operate the TECAN EVOWARE robotic systems for experiments. She has designed a grocery story app as part of the 1st Annual IASA Student Architect competition.

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