Jessica Wong

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I have completed a B.Sc. and M.Sc degree from the University of British Columbia (UBC) located in Vancouver, Canada. My undergraduate degree is in Computer Science, Microbiology and Immunology with Co-op and my master's degree is in Computer Science. I completed my master's degree UBC's Computer Science department under the supervison of Dr. Rachel Pottinger. My research interests were focused around the role of metadata in data usability.

After graduation, I worked on developing educational material for CPSC 100 (Computational Thinking) as well as for outreach events to students in grades 6 to 12. At the same time, I started transitioning into teaching in the UBC Computer Science department. To date, I have taught the following courses (some of them multiple times): CPSC 100 (Computational Thinking), CPSC 103 (Introduction to Systematic Program Design), CPSC 210 (Software Construction), and CPSC 304 (Introduction to Relational Databases).


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Professionally, I am very interested in the areas of data management, data usability, educational technologies, and digital health.

Personally, I enjoy learning trivia tidbits, cooking, baking, reading, and am an avid badminton player. Recently, I have taken up photography to try and learn some artistic skills.

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