|1303 West Dayton St. #3
Madison, WI 53715-1148
At the University of Wisconsin, Madison, I intend to study algorithms with applications to problems in biology, such as prediction of protein conformation, phylogenetic reconstruction, or simulation of biological neural networks.
Graduate studies in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison,
Awarded 3-year traineeship by the Biotechnology Training Program.
B. S. in Computer Science, University of Houston, TX, May 2000.
Science option, with minor in Mathematics.
Admitted to Phi Kappa Phi honor society with cumulative average 3.85 of possible 4.0.
B. A. in Biochemistry and History, Rice University, Houston, TX, May
National Merit Finalist, Texaco Star Academic Challenge Scholarship
Dec 1999-present: Research Assistant, Department of Mathematics,
University of Houston.
Working on numerical simulation and visualization of blood flow through elastic cardiovascular prosthetics. More information here.
Jan 1999-Dec 1999: Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston. Conducted recitations and graded papers for course "Linear Algebra and Differential Equations."
Jul 1990-Dec 1990: Laboratory Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine. Sequenced DNA for schistosome protease under Ajay A. Rege
May 1989-Aug 1989: Participant, Carl E. & Florence E. King Foundation High School Summer Program in Biomedical Sciences, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Studied calcium chelator potentiated hyperthermic cell death in human tumor cells, under Stephen Tomasovic.
Experienced with C, C++, Matlab, SQL, x86 assembly, Unix/Linux, and some HTML.