I have hosted numerous workshops for academics and professionals in the past.
I have designed and hosted a series of Cloud-based workshops on the topics of:
R, RStudio and Tidyverse. Which was hosted at Bioinformatics Summer 2019.
I was an instructor for a R-workshop for the meat industry in 2017 & 2018.
I was a Postgraduate Teaching Fellow (similar to an Associated Lecturer) at the University of Sydney between 2016 and 2019. My general responsibilities include:
Since 2015, I have tutored courses in mathematics, statistics and data science as listed below. In addition, I was a lecturer for selected courses (in bold).
I was fortunate enough to be awarded with these prizes by the following organisations during my undergraduate and postgraduate studies:
2019, Statistical Society of Australia, JB Douglas Award (joint runner-up). Prize awarded to the top statistics research PhD candidates in New South Wales.
2019, Statistical Society of Australia, Golden Jubilee Travel Grant. Competitive funding for a statistics PhD candidate in Australia.
2018, Sydney Bioinformatics Research Symposium, Best poster presentation at the conference. AUD 50. International Biometric Society - Australasian Region, Best student talk at the conference.
2017 & 2018, Australian Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Society, Travel scholarship to ABACBS annual conference.
2016-2020, Australian Postgraduate Award, For the duration of PhD program at the University of Sydney.
2016, Summer Research Scholar in Bioinformatics, Charles Perkins Centre. Research in data visualisation, focus on gene interaction networks for cancers.
2015, International Biometric Society - Australasian Region, Awarded to the top biostatistics student undertaking a Honours program.
2014, Summer Research Scholar in Mathematical Statistics, Australian National University. Research in statistics, particularly on model selection and averaging techniques.
2013, Research Internship in Mathematical Biology, Winston Charitable Foundation. Research in mathematical modelling in the spread of infectious parasites in beehives.
I was fortunate enough to attend and gave talks at the following conferences as a PhD student:
I have served on the Council of the Statistical Society of Australia NSW (in 2022) and Victorian Branch (in 2021). I was responsible for managing social media accounts, email communications and organising workshops and network events.
During my undergraduate and postgraduate studies, I held various positions at the Sydney University Mathematics Society and Sydney University Statistics Society, including the executive President position. I was an active contributor for the outreach programs at the University of Sydney. Since 2014, I have given various talks about mathematics to high school students. My most recent talk can be found here: https://kevinwang09.github.io/brussel_sprouts/.