
Education

2018Present
PhD  Applied Mathematics
The University of British Columbia
Advisors: Dr. Philip Loewen, Dr. Bhushan Gopaluni
In progress

20162018
MS  Mathematics
Portland State University
Advisor: Dr. Dacian Daescu

20132016
BA  Mathematics
Portland State University Honors College
Advisor: Dr. Mau Nam Nguyen
Graduated summa cum laude and with departmental honors

Awards and Honors

2020present
Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship  Doctoral
The University of British Columbia  CAN $35,000 per year

2018
Oregon Sports Lottery Graduate Scholarship  Doctoral  (declined)
Portland State University  $5,000 per year

2018
Eugene Enneking Doctoral Fellowship  Doctoral  (declined)
Portland State University  $20,000 per year

2018present
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship  Doctoral
The University of British Columbia  Supplemental funding

2017
F.S. Cater Prize  Master's
Portland State University  $3,000

2016
Dean's Award for Academic Achievement  Bachelor's
Portland State University

2015
Barbara McDougall Scholarship  Bachelor's
Portland State University  $2,000

20142015
Honors Laurels Merit Award  Bachelor's
Portland State University  $1,000 each

20132015
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi  Bachelor's
Portland State University
Member

20132016
President's List  Bachelor's
Portland State University

Service and Leadership
Reviewing activities

2021
IEEE  Robotics and Automation Letters

2020
IEEE  Control Systems Letters

2020
IFAC  World Congress
Mentoring

2020
UBC Engineering Coop Experimental Course
PID tuning via metalearning
Students: Aniket Chakraborty, Farbod Chamanian, James Penfold, Leo Wei
Leadership

20202021
DAIS research lab  Organizer

20172018
SIAM, PSU Chapter  VicePresident

20152017
PSU Chess Club  VicePresident

20152016
Pi Mu Epsilon, Oregon Gamma Chapter  President

Teaching Experience
Tutoring

20182019
Mathematics tutor
The Math Learning Centre
The University of British Columbia
MATH 100  317
(Proofs, Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations )

20142016
Mathematics tutor
The Learning Center  Branford Price Millar Library
Portland State University
MTH 70254, 256, 261
(Algebra through Calculus IV, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra )
Level 1 certification by the CRLA International Tutor Training Program
Teaching

20162018
Graduate Teaching Assistant (instructor of record)
Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Portland State University
MTH 095, 112, 252, 253
(Intermediate Algebra, Introductory College Mathematics II, Calculus II, Caclulus III )