Me in one page.

Education

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (UW-L),

Bachelor of Science anticipated December 2019.

Majors in Computational Physics and Mathematics.
Minor in Computer Science.

Scientific Achievements

President Barack Obama joins students participating in the White House Science Fair  for a group photo at the South Portico of the White House, April 13, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
President Barack Obama joins students participating in the White House Science Fair for a group photo at the South Portico of the White House, April 13, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
  • White House Science Fair (April 2016),
  • Published Coauthor (September 2019),
    • Improved Analysis of Clarke Exobelt Detectability (Sallmen, Korpela, Crawford-Taylor 2019) [Link.]
  • WiSys Quick Pitch People's Choice,
    • Investigating Optimal Mirror Orbits for Darkside Illumination (2018)
      • Faculty advisor is Dr. Shauna Sallmen.
      • See bellow under Astrophysics Research, now renamed "A Python Simulation:...".
    • Campus News Article.
    • Communicating scientific ideas at an appropriate level for the audience is a passion of mine. Winning People's Choice is evidence of my capabilities to explain new, complex, astrophysics research to a nonspecialized audience. Knowledge is only useful if understood!

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.
  • 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 (OMSS) (Sep. 2017 - May 2019),
    • Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS) at UW-L.
  • Freelancer (Upwork) (May 2018 - Present),
    • Taught online Java course and Android app development course [Udemy Link].
    • Other odd jobs more appropriately listed on my Artistic CV.
  • Physics Tutor (UW-L) (Oct. 2017 - May 2019).
  • Eagle Help Desk Technical Support (UW-L) (2017).

Qualifications and Skills

Computer Science

Languages:

  • Python
  • Java
  • MatLab
  • Mathematica
  • R
  • IDL
  • SQLite
  • AMPL
  • GDScript (Godot)
  • Learning C and MIPS currently.

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

  • Graph Theory
    • Graphs, pseudographs, multigraphs, digraphs, weighted graphs
    • Isomorphism
    • Chromatic numbers
  • 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.

Other

Advanced spreadsheet techniques such as pivot tables and non-built-in statistics

English (Native), German (B1)