Meet Your Teachers

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William Wang

William is a rising senior at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North. Aside from YCMA, William has had a lot of other teaching experiences, including tutoring at school and teaching with Brian and Daniel at a local learning center.

William has done well at numerous national level competitions such as PUMaC, HMMT, and MMATHS, as well as the AMC series. He qualified for the Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program (MOP) in 2019, as well as the Team Selection Test (TST) for the 2020 IMO cycle.

In his spare time, William likes to sleep, play piano, read manga, and sleep.

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Adithya Balachandran

Adithya is a rising senior at High Technology High School. In addition to YCMA, he tutors math individually. Adithya has been an avid math and physics enthusiast for many years. He won the 2019 USA Junior Math Olympiad (USAJMO) and qualified for the Math Olympiad Summer Program (MOP) in 2019. He has also won a USAPhO gold medal in 2019 and been selected as part of the US team for the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in 2020.

Outside of academics, Adithya enjoys playing card games, music, and tennis. He has also earned a first degree black belt in Taekwondo.

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Daniel Xia

Daniel is a rising junior at Ridge High School. Like the other instructors, he has had outside teaching experiences at local learning centers, and has done very well in numerous national level competitions. He qualified for MOP in 2019, as well as the TST for the 2020 IMO cycle.

Aside from math, Daniel likes physics, swim, sleep, food, and hugs.

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Brian Liu

Brian is a rising senior at High Technology High School. He has always been interested in math from an early age, having started the AMC series back in elementary school, and qualifying for USAJMO by 5th grade. He has qualified for MOP a total of three times, including a perfect score on the USAJMO in 2017, as well as the TST cycle for the 2019 and 2020 IMOs. He also has done very well in other mathematical competitions such as PUMaC, HMMT, and MMATHS, where he consistently places in the top 10.

One of Brian's nonacademic talents is being the slowest eater in the world.

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Edward Wan (Curriculum Developer)

Edward is a junior from Puerto Rico. He has consistently topped national and international competitions, and has qualified for the IMO twice, earning one bronze and one gold medal.

Though he doesn't have time to participate in classes, Edward will be helping behind the scenes to create YCMA handouts.