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2017 –
Master of Science, The University of Melbourne Specialising in Statistics & Stochastic Processes. Research on the Muravlev representation of fractional Brownian motion. Anticipate graduation with First Class Honours in June 2019.
2014 – 2016
Bachelor of Science, The University of Melbourne Majored in Mathematics & Statistics, specialised in Statistics and Stochastic Processes. Graduated with First Class Honours.
2012 – 2013
International Baccalaureate Diploma, St Leonard's College Studied Literature, Japanese and Chemistry at standard level, Mathematics, Physics and Economics at higher level. Awarded 43/45, equivalent to a notional ATAR of 99.60.


Summer School, Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute Completed two honours-level subjects: Topological Data Analysis and Probabilistic Methods & Random Graphs.
Summer Institute, Duke University One of 32 selected to participate in the second week of a program on Topics in the History of Economics, hosted by the Center for the History of Political Economy.
2014 – 2016
Diploma of Languages (Japanese), The University of Melbourne



2019 –
Tutor, The University of Melbourne Casual, tutoring second year probability in the School of Mathematics & Statistics.
2016 –
Data Scientist, Resilient Youth Australia Part-time, building reporting infrastructure and interactive graphs (in d3.js) to enable stakeholders to interact with data from an ongoing survey measuring resilience and mental health in school students.
2014 –
Student Study Assistant, St Leonard's College Casual, providing academic tutoring to students after school, on weekends and during school holidays.
2011 –
International Evaluator & Future Scene Writer, Future Problem Solving Program Australia Casual, evaluating written competition booklets and writing Future Scenes at state, national & international levels.


Academic Tutor, Newman College Tutoring in
Linear Statistical Models, a third-year subject.
Research Assistant, The University of Melbourne Worked with A/Prof. Tony Wirth and Dr James Saunderson in the Department of Computing and Information Systems on algorithms for the finding of densest subgraphs.
2016 – 2018
Research Assistant, CSIRO Manufacturing (Biomedical) Using D3.js to visualise phase space in protein crystallisation. Originally 6-month appointment through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), with several stints of follow-up work.
2014 – 2015
Stochastic Modelling, Mercer Fixed-term Summer project, stochastically modelling mortalities for a new retirement income product, LifetimePlus.
2014 – 2017
Private Academic Tutor Casual, self-employed. Mainly in Mathematics, Physics and Economics. More than 300 hours of tutoring experience.

Community Service


2015 –
Moderniser of Evaluator Resources, Future Problem Solving Program Australia Currently building an online evaluation platform using the Django framework, to be trialled in 2019. If successful, this will obviate more than A$2000 per annum in postage costs. Previously, I rewrote the Evaluator Handbook.


2015 – 2017
Director, Australian Cancer and Health Sciences Competition Inc.
Video Producer, iGEM UniMelb Produced three short videos to help explain and promote the work of the team from The University of Melbourne entering the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition.
Peer Support Leader, St Leonard's College
SCOPE Leader, St Leonard's College Mentored an overly reserved grade three student.

Awards and Honours

Mathematics and Statistics School Scholarship, The University of Melbourne
Maurice H. Belz Scholarship, The University of Melbourne
Leaders in Communities Award (LiCA), The University of Melbourne
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Scholar, Biomedical Research Victoria
Keith Frampton Roll of Honour (Member), Future Problem Solving Program Australia
Highest Mark,
Weather & Climate Systems, The University of Melbourne
Second Place,
Introductory Microeconomics Film Competition, The University of Melbourne
Year 12 IB Dux, St Leonard's College
Old Collegian's Award for Positive Involvement, St Leonard's College
Full College, Music and House Colours, St Leonard's College
Monash Prize for Excellence & Year 11 IB Dux, St Leonard's College
E. Paul Torrance Youth Award, Future Problem Solving Program Australia



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