University College Twente is a new college with a unique project-based, technical liberal arts education. My responsibilities: develop and teach mathematical modeling, machine...more learning, and more; develop workshops on hands-on engineering skills; create collaborations with laboratories and organizations; help guide the growth of the program.
Taught partial differential equations and vector calculus to engineering undergraduates. Consulted on designing curricula and infrastructure for project-based learning;...more worked with teachers and administrators from the United States, Singapore, and India.
Designed and implemented numerical methods for solving nonlinear partial differential equations. Worked on C++ library implementing quadtree/octree data structures, level...more set methods, and adaptive mesh refinement. Researched and developed mathematical models for the thermodynamics and transport of macromolecules. Presented at 9 conferences. Co-authored 3 peer-reviewed publications.
Assistant Director, School for Scientific Thought
2010 - 2012 (over 2 years)
Helped plan and coordinate 20 unique five-day courses taught by 26 instructors to 350 students. Developed training program on designing and teaching courses with hands-on...more learning. Recruited, interviewed, selected, and coached instructors. Marketed program. Designed and implemented rapid feedback system to improve marketing and instructor training. Represented program at 5-year review of California NanoSystem Institute. Presented to members of California legislature and NSF advisory board.
Healthcare data scientist. Experience in both clinical and payor (insurance) settings.
Built interdisciplinary, project-based engineering and design curriculum from scratch in the Netherlands (at University College Twente). Student projects received media attention online and in Dutch press. Two projects are pursuing patents. Three have customers and are commercializing.