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Anthony Wang

Anthony Wang holds a BASc Hon­ours de­gree in Nano­tech­nol­o­gy En­gi­neer­ing and a MSc de­gree in Ma­te­ri­als Sci­ence (Ma­te­ri­al­wis­sen­schaf­ten) from RWTH Aachen Uni­ver­si­ty in Ger­many. He is cur­rent­ly pur­su­ing a PhD in the fields of Ma­chine Learn­ing and Ma­te­ri­als Sci­ence.

He is de­tail-or­ient­ed, ac­cu­rate, de­pend­able, and pos­sess­es an un­com­pro­mis­ing work eth­ic.

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Expertise

Scientifically-minded

Proven skills in materials science R&D in academia and industry, with two published works and another in review. Experience in intellectual property protection, evaluation of invention disclosures, and patent drafting.

Hard-working, creative, detailed, organized and very motivated to learn more.

Entrepreneurial spirit

Co-launched an innovative agricultural start-up during Bachelors studies, gaining widespread attention in both industry and news media. This start-up has since acquired seed funding over $60,000 and has patents pending.

Currently pursuing breakthrough ideas at the intersection of science, engineering, and IT.

Avid tinkerer

Prototyped and built home automation software and hardware for the apartment, and other DIY projects with various IoT frameworks using Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and Intel Galileo boards.

Worked on projects involving Industry 4.0 at a previous employer, and taken introductory data processing courses with the goal of exploring machine learning in the near future.

Programming Padawan

Experienced with MATLAB, CAD, COMSOL, all Microsoft Office software. Adept with VCS and software QA practices. (Xe)LaTeX-whiz.

Intermediate level with Julia, HTML, CSS, JS, and bash scripting.

Learning C, Python, R, SQL. Exploring data science & machine learning.

Skills

Materials Science R&D
Advanced
Market Research
Developing
Programming Skills
Intermediate
Organisational Skills
Advanced
Communication Skills
Advanced
Project Management
Intermediate

Work Experience

05/2018 — 08/2018

GSoC 2018 Student

Google Summer of Code

NumFOCUS (sub-organisation: Julia)

10/2017 — 08/2018

Master thesis

Institut for Materials Sciences & Technologies

TU Berlin, Germany

2016 — 2017

Master project

I. Physics Institute, Experimental Physics

RWTH Aachen, Germany

2015 — 2017

Scientific Assistant

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT)

Aachen, Germany

2013 — 2015

Co-founder

evergrow

Waterloo, Canada

05 — 08/2014

Research Intern

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT)

Aachen, Germany

01 — 04/2014

Technical Advisor, Intellectual Property

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Toronto, Canada

01 — 04/2013

Research Assistant

National Taiwan University

Taipei, Taiwan

2012 — 2013

Undergraduate Research Assistant

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada

09 — 12/2012

Software Quality Assurance

Fixmo Inc.

Toronto, Canada

01 — 04/2012

Formulations Engineer

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada

01 — 04/2011

Research Assistant

Bayer MaterialScience AG (now Covestro AG)

Leverkusen, Germany

Education

10/2018 — present

PhD in Materials Science

Technische Universität Berlin

Berlin, Germany

10/2015 — 08/2018

Materials Science M.Sc.

RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

2010 — 2015

Nanotechnology Engineering BASc.

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada

05 — 08/2014

UROP International Student

RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

2005 — 2010

Dogwood Diploma

Sentinel Secondary School

West Vancouver, Canada

Activities & Interests

Involvement

  • Volunteer, UROP program at RWTH Aachen
  • BeBuddy program at RWTH Aachen
  • FEDS employee (student union of University of Waterloo)
  • International Peer Mentor, UW
  • UW German Society
  • UW International and Canadian Student Network

Languages

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and German. Learning Swedish and French.

Other

Travelling, Hobby-DJ, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee, Skiing, Solving Rubik’s cubes.

Contact

Address
Berlin, Germany
Email
aytwang@alumni.uwaterloo.ca