Executive Board

Sean King

Sean is a 4th year PhD student in Molecular Biology. Sean grew up in Ohio and went to Vanderbilt University for his undergraduate degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Currently, his research focuses on utilizing machine learning techniques to identify novel disease sites in the human genome. Outside of school, Sean enjoys playing various sports and traveling.

Thao Nguyen
Vice President of Strategy

Thao is a rising 4th year graduate student in Chemical and Biological Engineering. Her current research investigates cellular behavior in early embryonic development. Particularly, she is interested in how genome-wide organization within a cell determines important embryonic decisions. Thao grew up in Vietnam and received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle. Outside of work, Thao enjoys learning statistics and data science, cooking, running, and watching Vietnamese TV shows.

Jacob Kautzky
Vice President of Internal Affairs

Jacob is a 4th year PhD candidate in the chemistry department. He studies the merger of photocatalysis and transition metal catalysis to develop novel methods for late-stage modification of pharmaceutically relevant compounds. Prior to Princeton, Jacob grew up in Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Outside of lab, he enjoys baking, playing badminton, going to the gym, spending time with friends, and traveling.

Chris Hale

Chris is a 5th year graduate student from the United Kingdom studying demography in Princeton's Office of Population Research. Chris got his BA from the University of York in History and Economics as well as a Masters degree from Loyola University Chicago in Urban Affairs. At Princeton, Chris is a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, a member of the Graduate Student Government and part of the University Rights and Rules Committee.

Sori Baek
Events Chair

Sori is a 2nd year PhD student in the Department of Psychology, and received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Sori studies the mechanisms through which babies use their experiences to engage in top-down processing on visual perception using functional neuroimaging techniques. In her spare time Sori likes to cook Korean-American fusion cuisine using cool new kitchen gadgets, sample exotically flavored potato and non-potato chips, collect stationary and stickers, talk to strangers, and take naps. 

Julius Vutz
Outreach Chair

Julius is a 5th year Ph.D. Candidate in Princeton's department of Economics. Prior to coming to Princeton, Julius received his BSc in Economics from the University of Bonn and was a visiting undergraduate scholar at Harvard. His research focuses on developing a better understanding of the nexus between Macroeconomics and Finance. In his free time, Julius enjoys playing soccer and organizing public lectures on various academic topics.