Student
Helena Rong

Areas of Interest
Alternative Energy, Art and Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Fabrication, Graphic Representation, Infrastructure Planning, Infrastructure Systems, Machine Learning, Real Estate, Urban Design, Urban Information, Technology, and Media and Analytics, Visualization

Education

2017 - 2019
SMArchS in Architecture and Urbanism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2012 - 2017
Bachelor of Architecture, Cornell University

Academic Experience

2016 - 2016
Teaching Assistant , Cornell University

Professional Experience

2017 - 2017
Designer and Researcher , CLFX Media Skin
2017 - 2017
Design Assistant , JP/A: Julian Palacio Architecture
2017 - 2016
Design Assistant , RICA Studio
2015 - 2016
Trainee Architect , OMA Rotterdam
2015 - 2015
Architectural and Urban Design Intern, SOM New York
2013 - 2013
Architectural Intern, Neri and Hu Design and Research Office
2014 - 2017
Design and Research Assistant, Simitch and Warke Architecture
2014 - 2014
Architectural Intern , Kushner Studios

Awards

2017 - 2017
Thesis First Prize: Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Silver Medal, Cornell University
2017 - 2017
Third Prize UIA-HYP International Student Competition , UED
2017 - 2018
MIT Office of the Dean for Graduate Education Ida M. Green Fellowship, MIT
2017 - 2017
Robert James Eidlitz Fellowship, Cornell University
2016 - 2016
KPF Travelling Fellowship, Kohn Pederson Fox
2016 - 2016
Honorable Mention: Young Architect's Competition: Green Academy, YAC
2016 - 2016
Honorable Mention: Young Architect's Competition: University Island, YAC
2015 - 2015
People's Choice Award: Young Architect's Competition: Wine Culture Center, YAC
2015 - 2015
Honorable Mention / 120 Hours Architectural Competition, 120 Hours
2014 - 2014
Cornell Council for the Arts Grant, Cornell University (CCA)
2013 - 2013
Honorable Mention: Cornell Architecture Baird Prize, Cornell University
2013 - 2013
President Skorton's Winter Card Competition Winner, Cornell University