Andy Nguyen is a Ph.D. student at Stanford University where he received his undergraduate degree. His current research work on geometric optimization problems addresses some truly fundamental questions and is of exceptional novelty. Andy’s rigorous mathematical skills, remarkable research ability, tremendous energy, and creative work have resulted in a distinguished undergraduate career in CS at Stanford. He received his undergraduate degree in 2009 with Honors for a GPA over 4.0. He was part of the Stanford ACM Programming Team from 2006-08, placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the school-wide competition respectively and part of the Stanford team in the Putnam Mathematics Competition in 2006-07. In both competitions he demonstrated his ability to simultaneously be a leader and team player. He has also had multiple internships at companies such as Google, Palantir, and others.