University of British Columbia

Cheng Xie

University Transition Program
Nominated by: 
Daria Danylchuk
Nominated in: 
2014
Program: 
Engineering
Vancouver, BC

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Blog posts: 

I spent two weeks in China competing in the annual Robocup autonomous robot soccer competition as part of our engineering team, UBC Thunderbots

Summer 2015

For the entirety of my first year at UBC, I have been heavily involved in one of our engineering teams, Thunderbots.

– by Cheng Xie • Schulich Leader at University of British Columbia

Q&A with
Cheng
:

What area(s) of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?

Applied Sciences in Engineering

What is your favourite inspirational quote? 

"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life." - John F. Kennedy

What is a little known fact about you?

I've lived in 5 different countries and am graduating at the age of 15.

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader

I firmly believe that the greatest of feats are accomplished through awareness, innovation and leadership. As a leader, I have applied my creativity, love of science and most of all, engaging motivation to join fellow pears in the creative process of shaping the world around us. As a Schulich leader I am focused on continuing and furthering my engagement and leadership for the bettering of our world.