Cynthia Yin


Research Intereststop

UCLA Micro Systems Laboratories, 2011-present 
• Synthesis of nanoparticles and investigation of wave pattern formation in oscillatory chemical reactions.


• Identification of optimal drug cocktails for intervention in triple-negative breast cancer motility via Feedback System Control.


• Evaluation of effects of drug treatment on cytoskeletal integrity through fluorescence imaging and time-lapse video microscopy.

SINAM (Center for Scalable and Integrated NanoManufacturing) Summer
Research Program, SPUR (Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research), UCLA, 2012-2013

Investigation of nanoparticle movement and wave pattern formation in oscillatory chemical reactions

Identification of combinatorial drugs for novel treatment of triple-negative breast cancer through intervention of cell motility


Senior, Westlake High School, CA

Awards and Honorstop

Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), 2014

Conference presenter and Tony B. Academic Awardee

Intel Science Talent Search, 2014


Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, 2012


California State Science Fair, multiple years


Ventura County Science Fair, multiple years

Medalist (including 1st place)

Science Olympiad Competition, 2013

Medalist, regional and state competitions

VEX Robotics Competition, 2011

Team medalist

Society of Women Engineers, San Buenaventura Section, 2012

Commendation for Excellence in Science and Math

United States Senator Barbara Boxer, 2012

Commendation for outstanding accomplishments in Ventura County Science Fair

U.S. Presidential Scholars Candidate, 2014

National Merit Semifinalist, 2013

National AP Scholar, 2013


Physics/Robotics Club, President, Westlake High School

Math Club, President, Westlake High School

California Scholarship Federation, President, Westlake High School


Contact Infotop

Mailing Address:
38-138 Engineering IV
c/o Kelli Yang
420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Email: mid7429 at