Machine learning, Deep neural networks, Computer Vision, Scientific computing, Fluid-structure interaction, Traffic flow models,
High performance computing, Scientific software development, Applied mathematics

Doctor of Philosophy, Mathematics

Advisor: John Stockie

Master of Science, Mathematics

Advisor: John Stockie

Bachelor of Science, Combined Major in Physics and Computer Science

MDA Corporation, Research Analyst

Researched, prototyped, and designed solutions to problems in deep learning, computer vision,
and remote sensing within R&D. Responsibilities included writing proposals,
conducting and presenting applied machine learning research, implementing prototypes in Python
using TensorFlow, leading small projects, and spearheading the development of
R&D's Deep Learning compute environment and common software infrastructure

MDA Corporation, Software Engineer

Established requirements, designed components,
developed software, wrote technical design documentation and test plans,
reviewed code, and led small teams of developers.

Projects:

- Mission Planning System (plans satellite activities) within the Radar Satellite Constellation’s ground system (April 2015 - May 2017).
- Restoration and Archive System for the Polar Epsilon Two's ground system (May 2017 - August 2017).

Trinity Western University, .NET Web Developer

Developed web applications for a custom student information system and student portal using
C#, ASP.NET, and Javascript.

Discovery Software, Junior Software Developer

Developed applications for several different student information systems using
C++, PHP, and a proprietary reporting language.

Simon Fraser University, Postdoctoral Researcher

- Designed a numerical method to study jellyfish locomotion.
- Extended the software developed throughout my PhD.
- Designed an algorithm for solving the Navier–Stokes equations on a GPU cluster.

Simon Fraser University, PhD Researcher

- Developed and analyzed parallel algorithms for simulating fluid-structure interaction problems using the immersed boundary method.
- Implemented a general immersed boundary solver in C/C++ and MPI.
- Studied the dynamics of pulp fiber suspensions.

Simon Fraser University, MSc Researcher

- Implemented and studied cellular automaton (CA) and kinematic wave (KW) models for simulating vehicle traffic.
- Analyzed a KW model where the flux function contains a discontinuity in the vehicle density.
- Developed a high resolution finite volume scheme that solves a discontinuous KW model by incorporating exact solutions to local Riemann problems.

Trinity Western University, Research Assistant

- Studied non-Newtonian fluids with Donald Ariel using the Homotopy Analysis Method.

Simon Fraser University, Instructor

- Instructor for Calculus II for the Social Sciences (spring semester).
- Course material included: integration, multivariable calculus, differential equations, continuous probability, and series.

Simon Fraser University, Class Coordinator

- Class coordinator for Numerical Analysis (spring semester).
- Developed curriculum for weekly tutorial sessions.
- Designed in-class quizzes and homework assignments.
- Coordinated all Teaching Assistants.
- Tutored students in the Computational Math Workshop (open lab).

Simon Fraser University, Teaching Assistant

- Designed and taught two weekly tutorial sections for both Numerical Analysis (fall semester) and Mathematics of Sport (spring semester).
- Substitute lecturer.

Simon Fraser University, Teaching Assistant, Calculus Workshop

- Worked in the Calculus Workshop (open lab) for two semesters.
- Tutored students in first– and second–year calculus.
- Invigilated exams and marked coursework.

- Proficient in C/C++, Python, and Cython
- Experience with MPI, CUDA, OpenCL, and OpenMP
- Proficiency with many scientific libraries and tools:
- Tensorflow, Keras, GDAL, MATLAB, Maple, Numpy/SciPy, Deal.ii, Clawpack, PETSc, FFTW, Hypre

- Significant prior experience with:
- C#, PHP, Javascript, Perl, Fortran, Powershell, MSSQL, MySQL

- J. K. Wiens and J. M. Stockie. Simulating flexible fiber suspensions using a scalable immersed boundary algorithm. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 290:1-18, 2015.
- J. K. Wiens and J. M. Stockie. An efficient parallel immersed boundary algorithm using a pseudo-compressible fluid solver. Journal of Computational Physics, 281:917–941, 2015.
- J. K. Wiens, J. M. Stockie, and J. F. Williams. Riemann solver for a kinematic wave traffic model with discontinuous flux. Journal of Computational Physics, 242:1–23, 2013.

- M. Meraz, J. Wiens, H. Martinez, P. Fernandes, F. Hernandez, M. McDonald and S. Ohlmacher. Aware system for aerial supervision of forest/suburban ﬁres. Proceedings of the Mathematical Modeling in Industry XIV Workshop, Guanajuato, Mexico, August 2–11, 2010.

- An efficient parallel immersed boundary algorithm, with applications to flexible fiber suspensions, PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, 2014. (Available Online)
- Kinematic wave and cellular automaton models for traffic flow, Master's Thesis, Simon Fraser University, 2011. (Available Online)

**Graduate Coursework**: Parallel programming for scientific computing, Numerical analysis of partial differential equations, Numerical linear algebra, Asymptotics, Dynamical systems, Machine learning, Partial differential equations, Computational fluid dynamics, Approximation theory with applications to spectral methods, Application of finite element methods**Selected Undergraduate Coursework**: Classical mechanics, Fluid dynamics, Quantum mechanics, Electricity and magnetism, Optics, Thermodynamics, Communications and networking, Computer graphics, Artificial intelligence, Operating systems, Digital logic and computer organization