July - September 2019
3 month internship as a Software Engineer at Google in Munich, Germany. Using state-of-the-art techniques, I implemented an end-to-end machine learning model in order to improve search quality of Google’s internal search engine.
April - June 2018
3 month internship as a Software Development Engineer at Amazon in Edinburgh, Scotland. I developed new methods to allow advertisers on Amazon to understand who their customers are. This work encompassed graph theory, algorithms and machine learning.
2018 - present
In 2018, I founded the Glasgow Women in Computing Science (GWiCS) group. We hold monthly networking and talks by leaders in academia and industry, and provide a supportive network for new PhD students and early career researchers. Our sessions are open to all university staff and students (female, non-binary, male). As of 2019, GWiCS has 90+ members.
Invited speaker at AWIDM (African Women in Discrete Mathematics) conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Encouraging women graduates into academic research roles.
1 of 20 winners from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Awarded based on "academic performance, leadership, and impact on the community of women in tech". Please see Women Techmakers for more information.
SSI is a national organisation aimed at improving how software is used in research. 1 of 17 winners from all academic career levels in the UK.
Global coding competition winner - placed 177th out of over 1000 competitors. Invited to attend the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, California.
3MT is a competition to explain your thesis to a non-technical audience. I was University of Glasgow Finalist and College of Science and Engineering Commendee in 2017.
2015 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded PhD in Computer Science, University of Glasgow (3.5 years).
Won a scholarship after previous Chinese language study. In Summer 2015, I was invited to attend a Language and Culture Exchange at Nankai University in Tianjin, China.
Class Prize (£100) - MSc Software Development highest overall grade (21.2 / 22.0).
Grace Hopper Prize (£100) - MSc Software Development highest achieving female student.
2013 Scottish Funding Council (SFC) funded MSc in Software Development, University of Glasgow.