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Su Theng Poon

Su Theng Poon

New Orleans, LA, US

 
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About 

Bilingual design professional with construction and neuroscience research experience

Employment 

Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA, US, Curatorial Assistant

- Produced physical model and drawings for “A. Hays Town” exhibition

Jan 2018 - May 2018
 

Perkins and Will, Minneapolis, MN, US, Intern

- Created interior renderings for museum project that were published in the Star Tribune
- Produced construction document for healthcare remodeling project
- Designed interior test fits for commercial project

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
 

Perkins and Will, Minneapolis, MN, US, Intern

- Performed redline revisions on projects ranging from higher education, corporate and commercial
- Produced physical model for schematic presentation

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
 

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Research Assistant

-Strong fine motor skill gained from performing Neurophysiology surgery to prepare animals for neural recordings
-Strong problem solving skills and able to work under pressure during surgery

Jan 2014 - May 2015
 

Education 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architecture

Jun 2015 - May 2018
 

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Bachelors, Neuroscience

Sep 2013 - May 2015
 

Awards 

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, 1st Place

-Undergraduate research project under University of Minnesota UROP titled "Identifying the Location of Combination Sensitive Neurons in Hyla cinerea"

2018
 

John William Lawrence Research Fellowship, Award

- Presented travel lecture on “Perception Enrichment: Multisensory Stimulation”

2017
 

Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Student Competition, Honorable Mention

The competiton called for a school that integrates neuroscience into the design. The site is located in Yantalo, a mountaineous village in Peru. The classroom spaces are planned to be built in phases for three group of students; K-3, 4-6, and 7-12. Our design intention is to create an appropriate learnng environment enriched by architecture, where learning occurred through engagement with the world. The design for each type of classroom is based on a similar module to serve as an anchor to create familiarity while subtle differentiation will enrich each stage and its corresponding spaces.

2016
 

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