Work Experience

Rice University, Computational and Applied Mathematics Department

Instructor, "Introduction to Applied Mathematics", Fall 2009
- Taught numerical methods for solving linear systems, optimization problems and ODEs

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

Reservoir-Modeling Intern, Summer 2009
- Extended reservoir model via mathematical derivation
- Prototyped extended reservoir model in MATLAB to verify behavior
- Coupled prototype with optimization algorithms to solve an optimal control problem
- Wrote a technical report regarding the model extension and simulator algorithm

Reservoir-Modeling Intern, Summer 2008
- Collaborated with reservoir engineers to learn reservoir modeling fundamentals
- Researched numerical methods for reservoir simulation
- Implemented a 2D reservoir simulator in C++
- Coupled C++ simulator to optimization framework to solve an optimal control problem

Technical Software Intern, Summer 2007
- Created a C++ framework to solve nonlinear programming problems (NLPs)
- Gave presentations to highlight NLP framework's features

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Technical Software Intern, Summer 2004
- Created a web-based electromagnet testing framework using C++, JavaScript and CGI