Bo Cheng Jin
Bo is a Ph.D. candidate and has been a teaching assistant for 8 semesters since 2011 in USC Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research focuses on numerical methods and theoretical mechanics. Before joining USC, Bo was a teaching assistant and course lecturer at Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey, where he received his M.S. degree.
Bo taught the following courses by himself: "Engineering Mechanics Statics", "Engineering Computing with MATLAB" and "Mechanical Engineering Analysis and Design with Numerical Methods (Advanced MATLAB)". He was also the TA, the discussion session teacher and the recitation session teacher for courses "Computational Solutions to Engineering Problems (Numerical Methods using MATLAB)" and "Introduction to Computational Methods using MATLAB".
Bo is the recipient of the 2014 “USC AME Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award” and was honored at the USC PhD Hooding Ceremony in Bovard Auditorium on May 15th 2014. He received the “USC Award for Excellence in Teaching” for three consecutive years in 2012, 2013, and 2014. In 2015, Bo received a medallion of honor from the President of USC as 2015’s University Outstanding Teaching Assistant. Bo Jin served as the CET Teaching Assistant Fellows chair from 2013-2015. He continues to contribute in his free time.
Bo has lived and studied extensively in Asia, Europe and America. During his time at USC, he served as the vice president of the USC Chinese Students and Scholars Association (USC CSSA).