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Brooklyn, New York, United States
August 15, 2018

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Monica Yun

Applied Mathematics 503-***-****


Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL, USA

B.S. Applied Mathematics, Minor in Economics August 2014 - Present Scholarships & Awards Graduation: August 2018

Joel Krauss Scholarship, STEM+ Scholarship, Heald Scholarship, Dean’s List, Honor Marshall Cumulative GPA: 3.74/4.00 SKILLS

Programming Languages

Java, Matlab, Python, Macaulay2


Mathematica, LaTeX, Jupyter Notebooks, Microsoft Office, MacOS, Windows PROJECTS

Sudoku Puzzle Application

Used Matlab to develop an application to generate Sudoku puzzles of a specified difficulty level, each with a unique solution. Devised a system for grading the difficulty of unsolved puzzles using mathematical properties of the matrix representing an unsolved puzzle.

Stock Market Trend Discovery Application

Worked with head of IIT Math Department to analyze trends within stock market data. Used Matlab to analyze a large dataset consisting of daily market data gathered from previous years. Java Lottery System

Developed application to determine the winner of a series of events that occur after being selected in a lottery. The selected people were assigned random cars as prizes with different velocities and accelerations. The participants were then ranked by the expected outcome if they were to have a race. Used Java and extensive use of Object-Oriented Programming.

Black Scholes Model Application

Worked on a team to develop an application in Matlab to model trends in stock prices under the Black Scholes model. Used data from previous years to calibrate and test the model. EXPERIENCE & ACTIVITIES

Department of Applied Mathematics

at IIT Student Assistant January 2018-Present

Student grader for a mathematical modeling course. Responsible for grading assignments and recording scores.

Department of Applied Mathematics

at IIT Student Assistant Summer 2017

Worked on a research team of professors and students to develop a software package in Macaulay2 that allows algebraic objects to be produced and analyzed with ease. The package was submitted to the Macaulay2 repository, and can now be utilized by algebraists and algebraic geometers for further research in abstract algebra. An academic paper was published in the Journal of Software for Algebra and Geometry. Association for Women in

Mathematics Vice President March 2017 - Present

Vice President and one of the founding members of the AWM chapter at IIT. Hosted alumni panels, career events, workshops and study sessions for the benefit of the math community at IIT. SIAM Member March 2017 - Present

Member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics at IIT Keating Sports Center Student Assistant August 2014 – May 2017 Lifeguard on duty at Keating Sports Center.

IIT NCAA Women’s Soccer Student Athlete November 2015 – December 2016 Member of Illinois Institute of Technology Women’s Soccer team.

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