Leadership, Service, Outreach
Sustainability and Solidarity
InsectUp and eButterflAI Research Efforts (2017 - Present)
Assembled team of 15+ professors and students across 3 countries and 7 universities/museums to advance ecosystem conservation. Mentored 6 students over 3 years.
Deployed AI technology at Montreal's Insectarium and eButterfly crowdsourcing platform to enhance user-experience.
Developed fine-grained classification and segmentation algorithms to identify 4000+ insect species on crowdsourced photos, reaching 90+% top 3 accuracy in beta test.
Built an Android app, downloaded by 50K+ users, identifying insects from photos using these AI models.
Received 1st prizes from IEEE, UNESCO, INFORMS, La Recherche and Sciences et Avenir, Centrale Paris Alumni Society.
Treasurer and Founder of the Ornithological Society of MIT (2022)
Led efforts to preserve environment, document wildlife in the Boston area, and raise awareness about urban biodiversity.
Organized birdwatching tours in the Boston area and gathered the birding community of MIT.
Curated two personal bird photography exhibitions at MIT and a photo book emphasizing nature's beauty and fragility.
Led a team of 12 students to prepare and conduct a 2-month humanitarian project in Cambodia in partnership with Caritas.
Raised $30,000 in funding by organizing solidarity races, teaching an undergraduate summer school, getting solidarity grants.
Created a playground in the only center for disabled children in Cambodia, built novel sustainable food source systems, demonstrated climate-resilient farming practices.
Diversity and Inclusion
Vice President INFORMS Officer at the Operations Research Center, MIT (2019 - 2020)
Organized bi-weekly social events and activities for 90+ people, developed a buddy program for new students, maintained connection between ORC and INFORMS society
Efforts recognized with INFORMS 2021 Student Chapter Annual Award as a Cum Laude.
Inaugural ORC Student Seminar Coordinator, MIT (2020)
Organized weekly student seminar where each student introduces a research topic to the ORC and MBAn students
Student Representative at the Board of CentraleSupélec, Paris (2018)
Represented 3000+ students to lead the creation of the new curriculum of CentraleSupélec, the fusion of Centrale Paris and Supélec engineering schools
Session Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting (2022)
SE70 Machine Learning for Social Good
MB70 Advancing Machine Learning with Modern Optimization Methods
TA02 Interpretable Machine Learning via Mixed-Integer and Robust Optimization
Reviewer: Operations Research, Transportation Research Part C, Geophysical Research Letters, Montreal AI Symposium