I'm Sam Lau!
I'm a MS student at UC Berkeley advised by Josh Hug. I am interested in improving data science education. Currently, I'm building tools to make it easy to create and publish interactive educational content online.
Easy creation of interactive data science content.
Scalable JupyterHub Deployment
Redesign of the computing architecture used in UC Berkeley's Data 8 course; now a Jupyter-endorsed standard.
Khan Academy Interactive Article Builder
Project for Khan Academy that allows content creators to author interactive instructional material in a Markdown-type language. Now used in over 95% of math articles on Khan Academy.
Roots of Success Teaching Platform
Classroom instruction and management web application created for multinational nonprofit. Used for 15 active classrooms in Spring 2017.
Crowdfunding Platform for Berkeley Public Schools
Developed a crowdfunding application for the Berkeley Unified School District. Has raised over $66,000 across 20 schools as of Fall 2017.