Talented mathematician, social entrepreneur and retired professional snowboarder with a fantastic track record displaying top scholarship, community engagement and leadership. Experience producing high quality research, leading a team of tutors, founding a non-governmental organisation and running an academic student association.
Extensive lab work throughout my
papers in Differential Equations
and Numerical Methods.
Extensive use during my summer
research project at the University of
Four semesters worth of lab work
in R. Semester Two, 2019 I plan to take the paper: Visualisation and Modelling in R.
I learnt C++ concurrently to taking an online course in algorithms and data structures.
Overall GPA: 8.8
Major GPA: 9.0
Thesis Title: Khovanov Homology - A Categorification of the Jones Polynomial Research Area: Knot Theory Highlight: During my research project, I had the opportunity to directly collaborate with New Zealand's only Fields Medalist and the man behind the Jones polynomial, Sir Vaughn Jones.
As the president of OMSA, I have established a high school scholarship programme beginning in 2019 to target a major global problem in mathematics - a lack of gender and ethical diversity. Specifically, the scholarships aim to increase the number of female, Maori and Pacifica students continuing onto university level mathematics at Otago. I also organise and run executive meeting, lead a team of high school tutors and oversee any general management duties.
Experience tutoring subjects ranging from university level English and philosophy to mathematics and statistics. I have a 100% A range success rate for all students who I have tutored privately which I credit partially to my ability to inspire curiosity and partially to my ability to break down complex statements into simple statement fragments.
Co-founded the organisation alongside the Otago Pathology Department. Developed a large-scale database consisting of all available genomic data on Melanoma patients in New Zealand. Helped secure a $20,000.00 grant from the New Zealand Institute for Cancer Research Trust.