HKN Professional Biography
Thomas Yang is a Junior, currently pursuing his B.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He is interested in computer software and hardware, wanting to specialize in computer architecture. After graduating, Thomas plans to find work in the computer chip industry, such as AMD or Intel. On his free time, he enjoys chatting with friends and helping them out.
Q: What inspired you to join HKN?
I joined HKN to diversify my view of Computer Engineering, as I was originally locked towards the academic side of the program. I need to work on other skills than academics, so I hope to improve myself through HKN.
Q: Where is your hometown and favorite place on the island?
My hometown is McCully, and my favorite place on the island is Hawaii Kai, since its a scenic drive and the beaches sometimes has Monk seals, which are fun to see.
Q: What video game / movie / TV show would you want to live in and why?
I would like to live in a Minecraft world, since it opens up many opportunities to alter your surroundings and change anything you don't like.
Q: What would you like to accomplish the most from your “bucket” list?
Of my bucket list, I would like to have my own research project at a university, since I enjoy teaching others about upcoming technologies, and I would be able to try and better current technologies.