michelle lee - Stanford University

592 Alvarado Row, Stanford CA 94305
[email protected] | 713-598-6753
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
B.S. in Chemical Engineering expected 2015
GPA: 3.87/4.00
Course work: Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Computer Science, Process Modeling, Chemistry
St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH
Graduated 2010, Summa Cum Laude with most distinguished record in science from graduating class
Adviser, Pebbo , Stanford, CA (9/12-Present)
• Develop quarterly high-level strategic directions with advisory board and management team
Founding Member & Innovator, Pebbo, Taipei, Taiwan (9/11-09/12)
• Led teams of 3-4 on design strategy, marketing, branding projects for multinational corporations,
startups, and non-profits
• Managed up to 15 company-wide accounts and developed business across multiple sectors (e.g.
airline, banking, chemical industry), bringing in 70% new projects
• Evolved business model and strategies, oversaw breaking even in under one year
Course Teaching Assistant, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford, CA (9/12-10/12)
• TA for GSBGEN 520: Frinky Science of the Mind
• Provided logistical, course, and IT support for classes of 60 students
Summer Research Assistant, Academia Sinica Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan (6/11-9/11)
• Designed microfluidic chips to optimize the capturing of circulating cancer cells
Electric Go-Kart Team Founder & Project Lead (1/14-Present)
• Applied for and received Build Tech Grant of $1500 to design and build an electric go-kart whose
steering and motors are controllable from an iPhone app
• Leading 15 members in the mechanical, electrical, and software teams
• Designing the steering, powertrain, chassis, customized battery pack, and electrical system (with the
Arduino as micro-controller)
Design Leadership in Context Class: Capital One Project Lead (1/13-3/13)
• With partner, led a team of four full-time employees at Capital One for ten weeks to create new
innovative financial services
Hengshan Human-Centered Design Guidebook Project Lead (8/11-9/11)
• Wrote, edited, and published a human-centered design toolkit in Chinese with a team of 5, based on
experiences of leading a rural revitalization project in Hengshan, Taiwan
• Guidebook published under Creative Commons, now used as curriculum in Taiwanese universities
• Received funding from grant given by the Service Science Society of Taiwan
• Has given lectures on Lean Startup, Design Thinking, and Agile Product Management at Stanford
University, National Tsinghua University, Innovation Works, and Cathay Pacific
• Teaching Assistant for Harvard International Negotiation 2013 workshop in Taipei, Taiwan
• Alumni Secretary of Alpha Chi Sigma, a co-ed professional chemistry Fraternity
• Co-authored “Anemia in Rural China's Elementary Schools: Prevalence and Correlates in Shaanxi
Province's Poor Counties” published in Ecology of Food and Nutrition in Sept, 2010
• Volunteers with Flaming Lotus Girls, a Bay-Area group that builds giant metal fire sculptures
Languages: English (native), Chinese (native)
Software: Solidworks, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Suite
Programming: C++, JAVA, C, Matlab
Manufacturing: Mill, Laser Cutter, Welding
Mechatronics projects, tinkering, design, Roman history, hiking, biking, cooking for 40+ people