HKN Professional Biography
Willy Chang is a Junior pursuing his B.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawaii, Manoa College of Engineering and a minor in Business Administration at Shidler College of Business. His current academic interests mainly include programming desktop applications and web development, but is also intrigued by artificial intelligence/machine learning. After graduation, he hopes to pursue a master's degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawaii, Manoa before making a career programming at a tech company. During his free time, Willy enjoys learning new coding languages, reading fantasy novels, and playing PC games.
Q: What inspired you to join HKN?
I joined HKN to further develop myself professionally and to become accustomed to the community that I wish to pursue a career in.
Q: Where is your hometown and favorite place on the island?
My hometown is Honolulu, Hawaii. My favorite place on the island is Ala Moana because it contains an assortment of eateries, a variety of shopping locations, and is situated next to the beach, where you can enjoy a warm sunset with your friends and family.
Q: What video game / movie / TV show would you want to live in and why?
I would want to live in the world of One Piece, a Japanese manga by Eiichiro Oda and made into a TV show by Fuji TV. I would love to understand the scientific reasoning for the abilities presented in the show. Additionally, I would love to sail the seas, free of the responsibilities in search for adventure.
Q: What would you like to accomplish the most from your “bucket” list?
I would like to travel around the world, dining on local delicacies from each location.