University of Waterloo, Canada (2005-2009) , Oxford University (2009-2012)
Degrees in Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry
Canada’s Wonderland, Oxford University
Designing more powerful computers
Favourite thing to do in my job: Using supercomputers =)
I’m designing the world’s next generation of computers, which are much more powerful than the ones we use today !
My Typical Day
I spend my entire days using very big and powerful computers.
What I'd do with the prize money
I would give one of my voters a chance to be a scientist for a month — I would give him or her the £500, and he or she would work with me for a month in my lab.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
fun, happy, hard-working !
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
Made very difficult calculations very easy
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Lots of times !!!
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Spent an entire summer playing trumpet in a marching band
Tell us a joke.
What was the biologist wearing on his first date with a hot chick ? Designer genes =)