Dai (Adair) Liu


B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign08/2008 - Expected 05/2011

  • Major: Mathematics & Computer Science
  • Minor: Informatics

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Women in Computing Activities

UIUC Women in Computer Science (WCS) Club (an ACM-W Student Chapter)

  • Vice President Academic Year 2010-11
    main responsibilities include acting as liaison between section and corporations, coordinating monthly general meeting with corporate representatives
  • Mentoring Director Academic Year 2009-10
    main responsibilities include coordinating the corporate/graduate mentoring program for CS undergraduates, and maintaining a WCS alumni database
  • Most Active Committee Member Academic Year 2008-09
    visited local high schools to give girls presentations to promote CS; helped organize the annual ChicTech Retreat where 20 high school girls were invited to spend weekends on interactive workshops at UIUC CS dept

Attendee, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference 2010

Mentee, CRA-W/CDC Careers in High Performance Systems (CHiPS) Mentoring Workshop Summer 2009

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Teaching & Tutoring

  • Grader for MATH 415 Linear Algebra at Math Dept, UIUC Fall 2010
  • Lab Assistant for INFO/CS 102 at CS Dept, UIUC Fall 2010
  • Lab Assistant for G.A.M.E.S. CS Camp at College of Engr, UIUC Summer 2010
  • Undergrad TA for CS 173 Discrete Structures at CS Dept, UIUC Spring 2010
  • Academic Tutor for Calculus at Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, UIUC Fall 2009

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Random Personal Facts

  • I'm addicted to color purple, as you can tell from this site
  • I'm a rabbit person =}
  • I have a Wacom tablet, and I enjoy drawing with it
  • I love watching animation films - my favorite ones are Wall-E and Up
  • I am the only child, so is my mother
  • I'm the first one to attend college in my family

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