Other Education

UC San Diego Courses
Course - Title - Professor - Text:

  • LIGM 1B/BX - German Conversation - Elke Riebeling - Kontakte, 6th edition

UC Berkeley Courses
Course - Title - Professor - Text:

  • MCB 102 – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Jennifer Doudna, Robert Buchanan, David Zusman – Principles of Biochemistry by Lehninger
  • IB 183 – Evolution of the Vertebrates – Kevin Padian – Vertebrate Paleontology by Benton
  • EPS 185 – Marine Geobiology – William Barry - Class Notes
  • German 1 - Introduction to German - Nikolas Euba - Deutsch: Na Klar!
  • NE 180 – Introduction to Controlled Fusion – Edward Morse - The Plasma Formulary by The Naval Research Laboratory
  • CS 70 – World of the Celts – Daniel Melia - Táin Bó Cúailnge translated by Kinsella
  • NES 18 – Introduction to Ancient Egypt – Carol Redmount - Egypt and the Egyptians by Brewer and Teeter, The Egyptians by Aldred and Ancient Egypt by Silverman
  • SEAS 10A – Introduction to the Civilizations of Southeast Asia – Susan Kepner - Class Notes

Other Awards and Recognition:

  • 2007/2008: Taught a UCB class on Mesozoic marine reptiles
  • 2007: Recipient of UC Berkeley Spot Award for exemplary achievement
  • 2007: GRE scores: Physics: 850, Quantitative: 780, Verbal: 630, Writing: 4.5
  • 2005-06: Member of Cal Archery
  • 2005-07: Dean's Honor List
  • 2004: Life Member of California Scholarship Federation
  • 2004: Volunteer Pleistocene fossil cleaning in paleontological laboratory of the Raymond M. Alf Museum, Claremont, CA
  • 2003: National Merit Scholarship Finalist
  • 2003-06: Tutored peers for SAT, AP Exams, lower division math/physics
  • 2002-2003: Recipient of Governor’s Scholars Award
  • 2002-2004: In addition to the 4 calculus and physics exams, took 10 other Advanced Placement Exams in high school: Art History (4), Biology (5), Chemistry (3), English Language (5), English Literature (5), Environmental Science (5), U.S. Government and Politics (4), Psychology (5), U.S. History (5), World History (5)
  • 2002: Collecting, cataloging and gifting the largest ever entomology collection in the school to Bonita High School, La Verne, California
  • 2001-2004: President’s Award for Academic Excellence
  • 2000: Recipient of Ramona Middle School Science Scholarship
  • 1999: Second place in Region R Scholastic Bowl, LA County
  • 1999: Attended West Virginia Wesleyan Summer Gifted Program
  • 1998: Received “Most Dedicated Actor” Award in Clifton Middle School drama
  • 1998: Attended the University of Virginia Summer Gifted Program
  • 1997-2003: Received Certificate of Merit in Piano Recital (Levels 1-6)