CV

Here’s a CV that is intended to serve as a reference for any potential collaboration. I am mostly interested in data mining and analysis algorithms, mathematical modeling, sensor networks, and applications of computing in education and social welfare. I can be reached at lastname[at]mit[dot]edu.

CV (pdf)

EDUCATION
Graduate Student, MIT Media Lab, June 2014 –
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MA, USA.

MS, Computational Engineering & Applied Mathematics,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.
CGPA: 3.96/4.00, Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2013

BA, Physics
Bard College, New York, USA.
CGPA: 3.71/4.00, Aug. 2007 – May 2011

SKILLS
Authorship
– Author of the book Mathematica Data Visualization. Technical publications in physics and computing journals.

Coding
– Java, C, Python, C++, Matlab, Mathematica.
– CUDA, MPI, Hadoop, VTK.

Hardware
– AVR MCUs, low-power sensor networks, prototyping, PCB production.

Leadership
– Organizer of educational campaigns for mathematical thinking, and fund-raising campaigns for cancer patients.

EXPERIENCE
Research Affiliate, Feb. 2014 – May 2014
MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

Graduate Research Assistant, Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2013
Scientific Computing & Imaging (SCI) Institute, Salt Lake City, UT

Teaching Assistant, Sept. 2011 – Dec. 2011
School of Computing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Research Assistant, Sept. 2010 – May 2011
Distributed Robotics Lab (Bard College), Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

REU Research Intern, June 2010 – May 2011
Physics Department (College of William & Mary), Williamsburg, VA

Research Assistant, May – Aug. 2008, May – Aug. 2009
Cognitive Science Lab (Bard College), Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

PUBLICATIONS
– N. Saquib, “Mathematica Data Visualization”, Packt Publishing, 2014.
– N. Saquib, “Visualizing Intrinsic Change in Isosurfaces Through Heat Kernel Signatures”, MS Thesis, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, 2013.
– N. Saquib, W. J. Kossler, M. Deady, “Calculation of Muon Depth Distribution in Single Crystals”, Physics Procedia, Vol. 30, 2012.
– N. Saquib, “MUSCLE: A Simulation Toolkit Modeling Low Energy Muon Beam Transport in Crystals” (2011). Bard College Senior Projects Spring 2011. Paper 11.

AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES
– Full scholarship and stipends for MS degree through NSF Grants for research assistantship.
– Full-tuition scholarship in undergraduate, selected in Distinguished Science Scholars program.
– Best undergraduate research project award at Jefferson Particle Accelerator Facility, VA.
– Appeared in UEN TV podcast to discuss international collaboration in scientific computing.
– Invited talk at the Digital Humanity Seminar in Utah, presented work on visualizing text data.
– Initiated, designed and led a hands-on workshop titled “Frontiers in Mathematics and Computing” in the public library of Utah.

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