Chris Yao is a third-year Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate student with a minor in Mathematics at The Ohio State University. Throughout his undergraduate career, Chris has developed several computer programs and software applications using languages such as Java and C#. In 2019, Chris developed an application called WeCyle in collaboration with his fellow Hack Ohio teammates. The WeCyle app detects whether items are recyclable
As a Computer Science Intern with CFI since November 2020, Chris has used the software R to develop a data dashboard for displaying foodborne disease data. Moreover, he has worked on developing an efficient program for transforming delimited text files into CSV files using Java and has conducted data analysis on large datasets using SAS and R. Outside of school, Chris pursues his passion for cooking, running, weightlifting, and playing video games.