Conducted research on algebraic quantum field theory relevant to my dissertation.
Conducted statistical analysis of clustering in paleoanthropological data using the EM (expectation-maximization) algorithm; also conducted time-series analysis using brownian models of biological evolution.
Conducted statistical analysis of galaxy clustering in Hubble Deep Field data, searching for evidence of fractal behaviour (self-similarity and power-law distributions).
As an assistant to the instructor of record, and being in charge of a weekly hour of instruction, duties included: preparing and grading in-class evaluations (quizzes); grading midterm and final examinations; holding regular office hours; and tallying students' grades.
As the instructor of record, duties included: designing the course syllabus, selecting topics and pacing their presentation; selecting textbooks; preparing and grading assignments, homework, in-class evaluations, essays, projects and examinations; tracking student performance and assigning the final course grade holding; regular office hours; and maintaining an interactive online course website at www.ilearn.ucr.edu
Duties included: processing graduate student applications for travel support; recommending grant policy; running Minigrant committee meetings; managing a yearly budget of $40,000 in 2000-2001 and $120,000 in 2003-2004; in 2003, designing and implementing a database (Access) and spreadsheet (Excel) system to process and track applications and calculate awards based on historical data; and participating in the hiring committee for the GSA's staff administrative assistant.
Duties included: attending the 2001 national meeting of the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students; through the University of California Student Association, taking part in the selection of the 2003-2004 UC Student Regent; participating in the hiring committee for a new Assistant Director of the International Services Center at the University of California at Riverside, USA.
Cambridge Proficiency in English examination (B, June 1992); 1 year of study in the UK (1995-6), 4 years in the US (2000-4); Diploma, M.Sc. and Ph.D obtained in English; 3 years teaching experience in English (2001-4).
Full course of study at Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Italian Institute of Culture) in Madrid, Spain.
Full course of study at Institut Français (French Institute) and Alliance Française (French Alliance) in Madrid, Spain.
Study up to Mittelstufe at Göthe Instutut (Goethe institute) in Madrid, Spain.
2 years of study at Escuela Oficial de Idiomas (Official Language School) in Madrid, Spain.