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Teaching experience

In Fall 2017, Elvis was a Teaching Assistant for Thermodynamics (MAE 2210 ) at Cornell University.

In 2014-2015, Elvis was a Graduate Teaching Fellow (Teaching Assistant/Grader) for the following undergraduate courses at McGill University:

Research experience

2016-Present Graduate Research Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca
Integrated Micro & Nano-Fluidic Systems Laboratory (Erickson Lab)
Principal Investigator: Prof. David Erickson
Project: FeverPhone – Point of Care Diagnosis of Acute Febrile Illness using a Mobile Device

2015-2016 Visiting Graduate Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
Mesoscale Nuclear Materials Laboratory (Short Lab)
Principal Investigator: Prof. Michael Short
Project: Multilayer Composite Fuel Cladding & Oxidation Experiments

2014-2015 Graduate Research Assistant, McGill University, Montréal
McGill Metals Processing Centre
Principal Investigator: Prof. Roderick Guthrie (FRSC, FCAE, FCIM)
Project: An in-situ, on-line Aqueous Particle Sensor (APS) for Micro-bubble Detection

2012-2014 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an
MOE Key Laboratory of Thermal-Fluid Science and Engineering
Principal Investigator: Prof. Yaling He (Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Project: Microbial Fuel Cells (MFC) with Bio-cathodes

2011-2012 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an
State Key Lab of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering
Principal Investigator: Prof. Bofeng Bai
Project: A Swirl Generator for High Water-cut Crude Oil Transmission