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Education

Professional Experience

  • Astrophysics Research (Undergraduate) (Sep. 2016 - Present)
  • Machine Learning Research with Fastenal Headquarters (2017)
    • Optimizing Inventory Redistribution (Crawford-Taylor, K., Corey, C., Huang, W., Neville, I. 2017)
    • Our team developed an advanced time series model to predict consumer demands. The model was 2.5% more accurate than the industry standard at the time of our presentation at the Fastenal Headquarters in Winona, MN.
  • Freelancing (2018 - Present)
  • Lead Peer Tutor (May 2019 - Present)
    • Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) at UW-L
      • Mentor and evaluate 15-25 peer tutors in best tutoring practices
      • Collaborate with Peer Tutor Coordinator and Retention Coordinator to promote student success
      • Develop and maintain tutee/tutor assessment measures
  • Peer Tutor (UW-L, Sep. 2017 - May 2019)
    • Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS)
    • Tutored physics, math, computer science, astronomy
  • Physics Tutor (UW-L, Oct. 2017 - May 2019)
  • Eagle Help Desk (UW-L, 2017)
  • ACE Hardware Cashier (Wisconsin Rapids, 2015 - 2016)
  • Independent Research (2013-2016)
    • Generating Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates through a Selective Channeling Python Program (2014-2016)
      • Advised by Dr. Roman Gold of the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
      • Presented research at the 2016 White House Science Fair to Bill Nye amongst other notable scientists. (read article)
    • Causation of Quasar Radio Emission Variation (2013 - 2014)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Computer Science
    • Languages
      • Python
      • Java
      • MatLab
      • Mathematica
      • R
      • IDL
      • SQLite
      • AMPL
      • GDScript (Godot)
    • Web development and administration
    • Mobile app development (Android, iOS)
    • Used/have used Linux, MacOS, Windows, iOS, and Android
  • Physics
    • Experimental physics
      • Measured the speed of light within 3% error
      • Interference and diffraction experiments
      • Nuclear radiation counting
    • Computational physics
      • 3-body systems under the influence of radiation pressure
      • Wave simulations with interference
      • Ray tracing
      • Percolation theories
      • Self-organized criticality simulations
      • Genetic modeling for optimizing decision making
  • Mathematics
    • Topology
      • Common topological spaces
      • Creating topological spaces
      • Proving topological conjectures and lemmas
    • Number theory
      • The study of integers with proofs
      • Emphasis on prime numbers
      • Cryptography
    • Mathematical Physics
      • Partial differential equations
      • Ordinary differential equations
      • Fourier series and transforms, Laplace transforms
    • Real Analysis
      • Calculus proofs and derivations of formulas
    • Industrial Mathematics
      • Manipulated and analysed real world data
    • Statistics
    • Calculus series
    • Game Theory (zero-sum/non-zero-sum games, n-player games)
  • Art
    • 2D (since childhood)
      • Vector art (Adobe Photoshop, Inkscape, GIMP)
      • Watercolor (animals, landscapes)
      • Charcoal and graphite portraits (human subjects)
    • 3D (since 2008)
      • Blender (low-poly and realistic)
        • Modeling (hard surface, characters, basic organics)
        • Rigging (humanoid)
        • Texturing (diffuse, normal, specular)
        • Animating
        • Motion Capture (applying)
      • Godot
  • Other
    • Creative writing (short stories, rhetoric analysis, poetry)
    • Advanced spreadsheet techniques such as pivot tables and non-built-in statistics
    • English (Native), German (B1)

Awards and Honors

  • Grants
    • Undergraduate Research and Creativity (URC) Spring 2019 Grant
    • Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (WSGC) Summer 2018 Grant
    • Wisconsin Alliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP) Summer 2017 Grant
  • Scholarships
    • Judith L. Kuipers Endowment Fund (2019)
    • Shelmina Abji Scholarship for Women of Color in Computer Science (CSH) (2018-2019)
    • Logan Math & Computer Science Scholarship (2017-2018)
    • Linda Host Memorial and David Bange Scholarship Fund for Mathematics & Statistics (2016-2017)
    • Eagle Apprenticeship Research Scholarship (2016-2018)
    • First Year Research Exposure Scholarship (2017-2018)
    • Junior Science and Humanities National Symposium
      • 2nd place in Astronomy/astrophysics with Generating Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates through a Selective Channeling Python Program
    • Junior Science and Humanities Wisconsin Western/Upper Peninsula Michigan Region
      • 1st place with Causation for Quasar Radio Emission Variation
      • 2nd place with Generating Supermassive Black Hole Binary Candidates through a Selective Channeling Python Program
  • Deans List (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019)
  • Select involvements
    • President of UW-L's International Student Organization (ISO) (2018-2019)
    • Secretary (2016-2017) and webmaster (2017-2018) of UW-L's Asian Student Organization
    • Golden Key member (2017 - Present)
    • Central Wisconsin Rotary Club (2015)
  • Brown Belt (2nd Kyu) in Aikido (2011)