Bowen Yu is a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at New York University. He is also an adjunct instructor teaching Algorithmic Problem Solving and the coach of the university’s programming team. Bowen actively participates in algorithmic programming contests. His team won the North American Champion at the ICPC World Finals 2014. He participated in IEEEXtreme 8.0 and his team got 2nd place. Bowen is also a problem writer for ICPC North American regionals and qualifiers.