Pan Chen

Education

2018 – 2022

Honours Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto

  • GPA: 3.89
  • Specialist in Computer Science, major in Statistics, minor in Math

Skills

Publications

2021

Chen, P., Sibia, N., Zavaleta Bernuy, A., & Liut, M. Investigating the Impact of Voice Response Options in Surveys. The 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education.

2021

Saxena, N., Chen, P., & Liu, E. (2021, June). Statistical Consequences of Dueling Bandits. RL4ED – EDM’21 Workshop on Reinforcement Learning for Education.

Teaching

Fall 2021

Introduction to Computer Programming, University of Toronto, Teaching Assistant

  • Supervisor: Michael Liut
Fall 2021

Software Design, University of Toronto, Teaching Assistant

  • Supervisors: Paul Gries, Jonathan Calver, Lindsey Shorser

Research and Industrial Experience

2021 –

Programmer, Regulatory and Affective Dynamics Lab

  • Collaborated with the development of an application that trains people mental health skills by introducing intervention sessions
2020 –

Research Assistant, Intelligent Adaptive Interventions Lab

  • Advisor: Joseph Jay Williams
  • Collaborated with a homework reminder system deployed in a CS1 course with over 1000 students
  • Undergraduate lead for a project that trains participants for stress management by sending reflective questions
  • Developed tools for research purposes, such as Interactive Voice Response Collector for Qualtrics was used in a research project to give participants a choice to talk rather than text in a Qualtrics survey
  • Lead the lab website redesign team
  • Host the mentoring sessions
2020 – 2021

Software Developer, Infrastructures for Information

  • Core developer for a tool in Java that boosts productivity when working on multiple labelling documents.
2020 – 2021

Software Developer, TradeRev

  • Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2019

External Collaborator, The Hospital for Sick Children

  • Collaborated with the development of a platform where patients can have the sound of urine recorded in the mobile app of this platform
2016 –

Founder & Editor, Chen’s Notes

  • Created Chen’s Notes, which is a blog focused on technology
  • Keep updating this website, sharing my knowledge to every corner of the internet

Awards

2019 – 2021

Dean’s List Scholar

2021

ISSC Case Competition 2021 Most Creative Data/Topic Winner

Projects

Livability of Toronto

Mail tracker with personalized content

CVoice (Interactive Voice Response System)

Face-Control Snake Game

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Leadership

Mentor at Intelligent Adaptive Interventions Lab

Undergraduate lead for TenQ project

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