Anna Zhu

Anna Zhu

Anna Zhu

City of Residence: Shanghai
St James School
Intended Major:
Structural Engineering
Age during program:
Grade 10

Anna has a GPA that places her in the top 10% of her class. She’s excited about structural engineering and is a member of the school’s Maker Club. Her dream university   Swarthmore College and Northeastern University.

What challenges did she face?

  • She had a lot of ideas and passion in structural engineering, and she needed help  narrowing down on a specific area that is also of current interest.
  • She got the chance to know more about Build-X for Seismic Analysis and Assessment of 3D Buildings, an open source tool.

Matched professor:

He works at Johns Hopkins University as an Associate Scientist and Professor, he teaches Natural Disaster Risk Modeling. He is also a member of the American Wind Energy Group, which is the US wind industry’s primary trade association.

How did our program help her?

  • The program supported her in overcoming the aforementioned obstacles and in developing critical thinking skills.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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