Research + Resume


Danyang Fan, Alexa Fay Siu, Wing-Sum Adrienne Law, Raymond Ruihong Zhen, Sile O’Modhrain, and Sean Follmer. 2022. Slide-Tone and Tilt-Tone: 1-DOF Haptic Techniques for Conveying Shape Characteristics of Graphs to Blind Users. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ‘22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 477, 1–19.


Stanford University

Fall 2018 - Present

Research Fellow in mechanical engineering in the SHAPE Lab. Previously part of the Chaudhuri Lab. (GPA 4.00).

Columbia University

Fall 2014 - Spring 2018

Graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. (GPA 3.95).

Service & Writing


Winter 2020 - Winter 2021

Fundraising lead designing sustainable financial strategy through grants and sponsorships for BioJam

Stanford Science Policy Group

Fall 2020 - Winter 2021

Grant writer for SSPG

Columbia University Engineers Without Borders

Fall 2014 - Spring 2018

Grant writer and Co-President focused on strengthening relationships with alumni, mentor orgs, and sponsors


Stanford Graduate Fellowship

Fall 2018 - Present

“SGF supports exceptional incoming and continuing doctoral students” – from webpage

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Fall 2018 - Fall 2022

“NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students” – from webpage


CSNE At University of Washington

Summer 2017

REU student developing models and simulating gait for children with cerebral palsy in Dr. Kat Steele’s group

Undergrad Research at Columbia University

Winter 2016 - Spring 2017

Undergraduate Researcher and Amgen Scholar (Summer 2016) in Dr. Gerard Ateshian’s lab researching cartilage mechanics and engineering