Originally from Long Island, NY, Michelle Xing is currently a sophomore at Stanford University considering majoring in Computer Science. Her major interests include healthcare, education and the environment. Michelle is working at a HCI lab at Stanford this summer researching Interventions Enhanced Identity Masking in Online Chat Collaboration Platforms to Prevent Team Fracture. She has also conducted independent research in heavy metal remediation at Stony Brook University for which she has been named a Siemens Semifinalist, Regeneron STS Scholar, 4th place in the Environmental Engineering category at ISEF, and runner-up for the national Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition. In addition, to be proactive in fieldwork, Michelle has helped remove 500 lbs of marine debris from the Olympic National Park coast with her Student Conservation Association crew. On campus, she is the Diversity Development Chair for the Stanford Society of Women Engineers, Social Chair for Cardinal Calypso, and a trip leader for the Stanford Pre-Orientation Trip.

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