Computer Science Club

About RJ Yang

Mr. RJ Yang received high honors in both Computer Engineering and Economics from Dartmouth College, and went on to work at Bridgewater Associates as an investment logic engineer before joining Prestige STEM Academy full time. He is currently part of the Booth Scholars program and specialized in algorithms and mathematical finance.

RJ has been teaching with the Prestige STEM Academy team for the last 10 years, and is especially excited to help students learn how to think algorithmically. RJ now heads Prestige Tech, the Prestige STEM Academy technology and quantitative science department. RJ also teaches most of the classes within Prestige Tech himself, and develops curriculum for other math and science courses at Prestige STEM Academy.


Students who have taken computer science with RJ have received the following honors:

USACO (USA Computing Olympiad) Platinum: 1

USACO (USA Computing Olympiad) Gold: 8

USACO (USA Computing Olympiad) Silver: 23

TopCoder Yellow Category Promotions: 2

TopCoder Blue Category Promotions: 6

TopCoder Green Category Promotions: 28

CodeChef Division 1 Promotions: 1

CodeChef Division 2 Promotions: 3

CodeChef Division 3 Promotions: 5

95% students received 4 or 5 on AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principle exams