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Curriculum Vitae

 
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Education

Cornell University

August 2020 - Present

Pursuing a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics | Center for Applied Mathematics

California State University, Channel Islands

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics | Emphasis in Pure Mathematics | Minor in Computer Science | Summa Cum Laude

August 2015 - May 2020

 

Research Experience

MSRI-UP Student Researcher

Director: Dr. Pamela Harris, Williams College, MA

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Student Researcher

Mentor: Dr. Alona Kryshchenko, CSU Channel Islands, CA

Course taken for credit (MATH 398)

Student Researcher

Mentor: Dr. Jason Miller, CSU Channel Islands, CA

Course taken for credit (UNIV 498)

REU Student Researcher

Mentor: Dr. Allison Lewis

St. Mary’s College of Maryland ESP-REU

 

Fellowships & Awards

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Awarded in 2020

Consists of three years of Ph.D. funding

Cornell Sloan-Colman Graduate Diversity Fellowship

Awarded in 2020

Consists of three years of Ph.D. funding

Outstanding Poster Presentation

Awarded in May 2019

J. Camarillo, M. Contreras, M. Cortez, A. Martos. Finding Waldo: An Investigation into Machine Learning for Object Detection. SAGE Student Research Conference, California State University Channel Islands. Camarillo, CA.

Outstanding Oral Presentation

Awarded in May 2019

M. Cortez. Combating Tuberculosis Using Time-Dependent Sensitivity Analysis. SAGE Student Research Conference, California State University Channel Islands. Camarillo, California. 4 May 2019.