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What is the CS DUG?

The Computer Science DUG works with the Brown CS department to best support undergraduates concentrating in CS! We are hear to help you make the most out of your academics at Brown and achieve all your career goals.

Meet Our Officer Team

Andrew Li

President

Andrew is a sophomore from Falls Church, Virginia studying computer science. He has been involved with the CS DUG since his first-year, and currently serves as President. During his free time, Andrew loves to watch films from his friend’s Disney+ account and sleep.

Jennifer Wang

Co-Director of Operations

Jennifer is a sophomore from Newton, Massachusetts studying Computer Science. At Brown, she is involved with the CS DUG as the Co-director of Operation, where she oversees the Academic and Diversity and Inclusion committees and coordinates related events. Outside of the DUG, she enjoys visiting museums, cafe-hopping, and watching Studio Ghibli movies.

Robert Koch

Co-Director of Operations

Robert is a sophomore from Chicago studying computer science. At Brown, he is involved with the CS DUG as the Co-Director of Operations, where he works on overseeing the Academic and Career committees along with general event planning and coordination. Outside of the DUG, he is involved in the AI Robotics Ethics Society and works at the Swearer Center for Public Service.

Nicholas Bottone

Director of Technology

Nick is a sophomore from Greenville, Rhode Island studying Computer Science. At Brown, he is involved with the CS DUG as the Director of Technology, where he works on the website, resources for communicating with concentrators, and technology-related events. He is also involved in Brown Esports and Full Stack at Brown.

Fengyuan "Francis" Wang

Director of Finance

Francis is a sophomore from New York studying CS and Classics. At Brown, he is involved with the CS DUG as the Director of Finance, where he manages logistics, obtains funding, and allocates financial resources to club events and tasks. He is also part of the Diversity and Inclusion committee. Outside of CS, he is also involved with Kendo, Aikido, Ultimate Frisbee and the Brown Classics Journal.

Kevin Lu

Director of Outreach

Kevin is a sophomore from New Orleans, Louisiana, studying Applied Math, Computer Science, and Physics. At Brown, he is involved with the CS DUG as the Director of Outreach, and his also works as a socially responsible computing teaching assistant. Outside of the DUG, he likes sleeping…

Michael Foiani

Academic Committee Co-Head

Florida man that turned his professional gaming skills into a deep passion for CS. My main interests are teaching, privacy, basketball, and music. This year, I am excited to be a co-head for the CS DUG’s Academic Committee!

Isha Mody

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE CO-HEAD

Isha Mody is a sophomore who is a CS and Psychology concentrator. She is from Mumbai, India and is the co-head of the Academic Committee of the DUG. She loves to paint, watch movies with subtitles, and find obscure scents in candles.

Alyssa Cong

Career Committee Head

Alyssa is a sophomore from Germantown, Maryland studying CS and APMA-ECON. At Brown, she is involved with the CS DUG as the Career Committee Head. She is also passionate about golf, music, and sleeping.

Michelle Lu

Communications Committee Head

Michelle is a sophomore from Dallas, Texas studying APMA-CS. At Brown, she is involved with the CS DUG as the Communications Officer. She enjoys singing, jamming out to old playlists, and rollerblading!

Ria Rajesh

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Head

Ria is a sophomore from Parkland, Florida studying Computer Science. At Brown, she is involved with the CS DUG as the Diversity and Inclusions Officer, where she works on hosting events to promote diversity and inclusion within the CS DUG. She is also involved in screenwriting club.

Austin Lang

Finance Committee Head

Austin is a sophomore from West Roxbury, MA studying computer science and economics. He is the Finance Committee head where he works on obtaining financial resources and allocating them for the organization’s events and tasks. He is also involved in Brown Data Science, Full Stack at Brown, and the IT Service Center.

Alan Chen

Outreach Committee Co-Head

Alan is a first year from Rockville, MD, studying computer science and applied math with interest in AI and theory. He is the Outreach Committee co-head with Raphael, where he focuses on reaching out to alumni, recruiters, professors, and anyone else that could be helpful in the DUG’s events. Alan is also part of Brown’s Swim Club and [email protected]’s development team.

Raphael Li

Outreach Committee Co-Head

Raphael is a sophomore from Carmel, Indiana studying APMA-CS. At Brown, he is involved with the CS DUG as the co-outreach director. On his free time, he likes to talk long walks around the main green and skateboard on Brook Street.

Richard Tang

Technology Committee Head

Richard is a sophomore from Columbus, Ohio studying CS-Math and APMA-Bio. At Brown, he is involved with the technology team on the CS DUG, as well as working as a computer science teaching assistant. POGGIES!!