Women's Lightweight Crew

 
Stephanie Chen
Stephanie Chen
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Hsinchu, Taiwan
High School: National Experimental High School
Major: Materials Science and Engineering

2012-13: Rowed in two events in the fall season … sat in the two seat of the club 4 boat at the Head of the Charles (10/20) … rowed in the five seat of the varsity 8 boat at the Foot of the Charles (11/10).

2011-12: Rowed in second varsity 8 at the Muri Cup, sitting in the four seat … rowed in varsity 4 at the Knecht Cup, Dad Vail Regatta and IRA national championship … rowed in novice 8 at the Dad Vail Regatta and EAWRC Sprints, sitting in the five seat.

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in materials science and engineering … internship at the National Chiao Tung University Peng Lab of Molecular Regulation (functional analysis of the two component system RstAB in Klebsiella pneumoniae) … internship with Industrial Technology Research Institute Dept. of Biomedical Technologies … research assistant at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research - Goosens Lab analyzing the hormone ghrelin as a novel mediator of chronic stress response in rodent models of post-traumatic stress disorder … Society of Women Engineers Department Liaison … Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for women … American Red Cross Team and Network … Junior Panhel … 2011 Baystate Marathon Division champion.

High School: A 2011 graduate of National Experimental High School in Taiwan … high honors award in 2011 … track and cross country team captain … 2007 Hsinchu Regional 1500m champion and 800m runner-up … school record holder in 1500m … Division Champion at Tainan International Marathon in 2009 (marathon) and 2011 (half-marathon) … cross country captain … Key Club International Vice President … Gawad Kalinga Philippines Liaison- Building Homes to End Poverty … Hsinchu General Hospital ER Volunteer … National Merit Scholarship Finalist … AP International Diploma and Scholar with Distinction … 2009 Lai Ming Chung Athlete Scholarship … 2011 Hsinchu Chairman's Academic Achievement Award.