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Department of Physics, The University of Auckland, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

“Student in Mathematical Physics with problem-solving and communication skills. Looking for a place in STEM research and industries.”

Employment History

Advanced Physics Lab Demonstrator and Graduate Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Auckland
— March 2019 – Present

I work with departmental staff and a few other graduate students to help in the organisation and demonstration for Physics 390 – Experimental Physics.

Undergraduate Research Student, Univ. of Auckland — July 2018 – March 2019

I am studying the behaviours of triangular billiard systems as a summer research project under Prof H. M. Osinga.

Departmental Physics Tutor, UC Berkeley — January 2018 – May 2018

Provided assignment guidance and other course-related services to students taking Physics 7A/B at UC Berkeley while on exchange.

Undergraduate Research Apprentice, UC Berkeley — September 2017 – December 2017

Learned and performed data analysis tasks for a Berkeley cosmology group. Side projects involved various outreach events and result analysis duties.

Undergraduate Researcher, Univ. of Auckland — December 2016 – February 2017

Over the summer at Dept. of Chemistry, I was introduced to simple DFT (Discrete Field Theory) and practised organic synthesis under Dr D. Ware.

publicationS

Periodic OrbiTs of Obtuse triangular Billiards: A DYnamical System Approach

Working paper.
Beta Toolkit available Online

Delayed feedback in two-Level Emitters

Honours thesis in open quantum systems

EDUCATION

The University of Auckland — B.Sc.(Hons), Physics, March 2019 –
The University of Auckland — B.Sc., Physics & Mathematics, February 2016 – November 2018
UC Berkeley — Non-degree Exchange, August 2017 – May 2018
Auckland Grammar School — NZQA Outstanding Scholar, August 2014 – October 2015

NOTABLE UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

UC BERKELEY

GPA 3.9/4.0

Classical Mechanics, Physics 105
Particle Physics, Physics 129
Statistical and Thermal Physics, Physics 112
General Relativity, Physics 139
Advanced Dynamics, Physics 205B
Honors Complex Analysis, Maths H185
Real Analysis, Maths 104
Classical Geometry, Math 130

THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND

GPA 8.8/9.0

Electromagnetism, PHYS 202
Introduction to Modern Physics, PHYS 251
Quantum Mechanics, PHYS 335
Advanced Quantum Mechanics, PHYS 703
Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, PHYS 746
Quantum Information and Quantum Optics, PHYS 757
Stochastic Processes, STATS 325
Applied Algebra, MATH 328
Advanced Numerical Analysis, MATH 770
Advanced PDEs, MATH 763
Nonlinear PDEs, MATH 762
Critical Thinking, PHIL 105
Cellular & Molecular Biology, BIOSCI 201

SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Physics & Mathematics

Pure and Applied

STEM Outreach

Tutoring

Creative Writing

Scientific Computing

Python
MATLAB

Interactive Visualisation

Graphic Design
MICROSOFT POWERPOINT
APPLE KEYNOTE
PIXELMATOR
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
AutoCAD

Virtual scenic design and prop modelling

TrackMania MediaTracker
Blender
Autodesk 3ds max
LUA

Multimedia Production

Landscape Photography
Portrait Photography
Filmmaking
Digital Music

Hiking

ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND HONOURS

The University of Auckland Senior Scholar Award, Graduating student with highest GPA, 2019
Featured Speaker, Science Students Association Student Research Symposium, 2019.
2nd Place, Auckland Programme for Space Systems (APSS) ChipSAT Hackathon.
Department of Physics Scholarships, University of Auckland, 2019.
Kalman Student Scholarship, 2019.
University of Auckland Postgraduate Scholarship, 2019.
Department of Physics Scholarships, University of Auckland, 2017.
Makerspace Featured Project, University of Auckland Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2018.
Poetry-Slam Finalist, University of Auckland, 2017.
New Zealand Outstanding Scholar – New Zealand Qualification Authority, 2016.
Honours Board Scholar, Auckland Grammar School, 2015.