Our Team

Alvin Chen
Director of PR and Editing
Alvin is a senior at the North Carolina School of Science and Math. He enjoys math and puzzles and the like. Alvin is active in contests such as the USAJMO and the USAMO, and he is currently doing research in Algebraic Geometry as part of MIT PRIMES-USA. He likes dinosaurs and reading scifi/fantasy (he loves ASoIaF!).
chen21a@ncssm.edu
William Qin
Chief Technology Officer
William is a rising senior at Millburn High School in New Jersey. He's been teaching mathematics and participating in mathematics competitions from a young age, and has been doing applied mathematics research since his freshman year. When he's not doing mathematics, he can be found programming, reading, and running.
wqin2008@gmail.com
Charles Yu
Contest Manager
Charles is a rising junior at Livingston High School in New Jersey. Along with volunteering in multiple organizations in math, He has AIME qualified and was the 8th overall individual at PUMaC 2019 (Div B). In his free time, Charles enjoys running and spending time with friends.
charles.jiayi.yu@gmail.com
Ethan Kim
Writing Director
Ethan is a rising senior studying at Gyeonggi Suwon International School in South Korea. For the past few years, he has participated in several math and computer science competitions such as the AMCs, AIME, and USACO. Additionally, he is an avid researcher, having written papers in the various fields of applied mathematics.
ethank11k@gmail.com
Scarlett Lin
Director of Art
Scarlett Lin is currently a junior at Phillips Exeter Academy. She enjoys working with STEM-related activities and believes that, in combination with the art portion, STEAM, is a more integrated and cohesive approach to learning. She takes her creativity to designing yearbook pages and websites as well as creating math-related art designs and editing the format of the journal in the future. In her moments of spare time, she enjoys making art with a variety of mediums.
Jinha Kim
Interview Manager
Jinha Kim is a rising senior at Seoul International School in South Korea. He had been selected as one of the finalists for the IOI Korean national team, qualifying for both rounds of selection for winter and summer camp. He has participated in other coding competitions such as google kickstart and ICPC and hopes to perform better in the future. Jinha also enjoys theoretical & competitive math, having competed in some olympiads. If he is not sleeping, he will often be found in front of a computer.
Yunseo Choi
President / Editor-in-Chief
Yunseo is a rising senior at Phillips Exeter Academy. She has been active in math competitions, having been invited to the Math Olympiad Program (MOP) from 2017 to 2019. In 2018, she was one of the 12 (and the only female!) winners of the USA Junior Math Olympiad. Yunseo's passion in mathematics naturally led her to research; she spent the summer of 2019 at Emory University's Research Experience for Undergraduates program, where she co-authored a paper that has been recommended for publication at the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. Yunseo has extended her pursuit towards mathematics research into the school year as a part of the MIT PRIMES program through which she is conducting research in applied mathematics. Yunseo will continue her endeavors in mathematics through the Virtual Research Science Institute (RSI) program this summer. At school, Yunseo is part of the top 8-person math team and is the founder and cohead of the Girls in STEM club. When she is not grappling with mathematics, Yunseo works as a Disco-Jockey (DJ) at her school's radio station and enjoys playing her guitar!
ychoi@exeter.edu
Foyez Alauddin
Director of Tutoring
Foyez is a rising senior at the Trinity School NYC. He has loved math and science from a young age. When he was in 5th grade, he won SSEP, a competition that enabled him to send his science experiment to the International Space Station to be carried out. Now, in high school, Foyez has been doing research in mathematics for the past 18 months. This summer, Foyez is conducting research in biomedicine as part of the Virtual Rockefeller Summer Science Research Program (SSRPv). At Trinity, Foyez is a co-captain of the Math Team where he has organized 2 math competitions and a virtual math camp that has served over 3000 students from 16 different countries during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Foyez enjoys participating in math competitions, something he has been doing since the 3rd Grade. Notably, he has qualified for AIME, scored a perfect 120 on the Math Kangaroo 2017, and finished in the top 50 in the Theme Round at HMMT November 2019. When he is not doing math, Foyez enjoys playing sports, reading, and solving Rubik's cubes.
foyez.alauddin21@trinityschoolnyc.org
Michael Wong
Director of Outreach
Michael is a rising senior at Tenafly High School in northern New Jersey. As an avid competitive programmer, he is currently ranked Platinum in the USA Computing Olympiad. This summer, he was 1 of 5 students selected nationally to intern at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), specializing in bioinformatics and computational non-coding RNA research. In his free time, Michael loves composing music and playing piano to unwind from school, learning new languages, and volunteering as an EMT.