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Nathan Lawrence’s CV | “lawrence at math dot ubc dot ca”
- Education
- 2018-Present PhD - Applied Mathematics
The University of British Columbia
Advisors: Dr. Philip Loewen, Dr. Bhushan Gopaluni
In progress
- 2016-2018 MS - Mathematics
Portland State University
Advisor: Dr. Dacian Daescu
- 2013-2016 BA - Mathematics
Portland State University Honors College
Advisor: Dr. Mau Nam Nguyen
Graduated summa cum laude and with departmental honors
- Awards and Honors
- 2020-present 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
- 2018-present 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
- 2014-2015 Honors Laurels Merit Award - Bachelor's
Portland State University - $1,000 each
- 2013-2015 The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - Bachelor's
Portland State University
Member
- 2013-2016 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 Co-op Experimental Course
PID tuning via meta-learning
Students: Aniket Chakraborty, Farbod Chamanian, James Penfold, Leo Wei
Leadership
- 2020-2021 DAIS research lab - Organizer
- 2017-2018 SIAM, PSU Chapter - Vice-President
- 2015-2017 PSU Chess Club - Vice-President
- 2015-2016 Pi Mu Epsilon, Oregon Gamma Chapter - President
- Teaching Experience
Tutoring
- 2018-2019 Mathematics tutor
The Math Learning Centre
The University of British Columbia
MATH 100 - 317 (Proofs, Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations )
- 2014-2016 Mathematics tutor
The Learning Center - Branford Price Millar Library
Portland State University
MTH 70-254, 256, 261 (Algebra through Calculus IV, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra )
Level 1 certification by the CRLA International Tutor Training Program
Teaching
- 2016-2018 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 )
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