Ekaterina’s Resume

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New York University – Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, NY, USA
Master of Science in Mathematics GPA: 3.97/4.0
Coursework: Algebra I, Intro. to Mathematical Analysis I, II, Complex Variables I, II, Linear Algebra, Elementary Number Theory
I, Topology I, Partial Differential Equations I, Methods of Applied Mathematics.
American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Economics – Cum Laude
Coursework: Calculus I, II, III, Linear Algebra, Abstract Algebra, Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis,
Differential Equations, Math. Statistics, Math. Logic, Stochastic Models, Statistics, Econometrics, Time Series, Financial Calculus,
Quant. Methods in Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, Financial and Managerial Accounting


Instructor at Art of Problem Solving (AoPS), USA
Teaching the following classes: MATHCOUNTS/AMC 8 Advanced, AMC 10 Problem Series, Introduction to Algebra A, Prealgebra 1, Prealgebra 2, Algebra A.
Instructor at Different Directions Homeschool Co-op, New York, NY
Taught the following courses: Middle School Math, High School Math.
Private Tutor, New York, NY, USA
Mathematics Tutor – AMC, Undergraduate, Grades 5-12
Tutoring private students in the following subjects: American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) problems; undergraduate level
Calculus I and II; high school level Algebra I, II, Trigonometry and Physics; middle school level Mathematics and Geometry.
Spring 2013
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences – New York University, New York, NY, USA
Grader at Mathematics Department – Algebra I
Graded homework and exams in a course by Prof. Greenleaf.
2011- 2012
Adjunct Instructor at Mathematics Department – Calculus I, Math for Economics I, Quant Reasoning Math in Nature
Taught recitation classes in courses by Prof. Kalaycioglu. Graded and developed exams and quizzes.
Summer 2012
Credit Suisse, New York, NY, USA
Business Analysis & Engineering Intern – Information Technology Chief Operating OfficeTeam
Worked as part of a team that provides business and IT managers with tools, processes, and solutions to achieve world-class efficiency.
Spring 2010, Spring 2008
American University in Bulgaria – Mathematics Department, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Teaching Assistant – Linear Algebra
In 2010 graded exams and homework in assistance to Prof. T. Ivanova. In 2008 taught students of Prof. B. Kotzev.
Fall 2009
Teaching Assistant – Calculus III, Calculus I
Assisted Prof. A. Ganchev with grading exams and homework, as well as taught through help sessions.



Master’s Thesis in Mathematics
“A Model Equation of Transonic Plasma Flow” – Used asymptotic approximations to confirm the validity of the numerical solution to
the model partial differential equation for an equilibrium state with transonic plasma flow. Advised by Prof. E. Hameiri.
Senior Project in Mathematics
“Symmetries of 3D-space and Platonic Solids” – Utilized abstract algebra notions to find symmetries of 3D figures, mainly platonic
solids. Advised by Prof. V. Iliev.
Gold Medal – International Mathematics Project Competition IMPC-2005, Almaty, Kazakhstan
“Diophantine Geometrical Figures” – Received Gold Medal after presenting the project and taking 2nd place among 50
Mathematics projects from 20 countries. Classified the properties of geometric figures with natural number side lengths.
CompetitionsWas trained for the Georgian National Team in Mathematics and participated in numerous competitions achieving 2nd
place on National Mathematics Olympiad. Played chess professionally for 3 years achieving a 1st place on Chess Team Tournament.
ScholarshipsOpen Society Institute Scholarship – Received a full scholarship for undergraduate studies at American University in Bulgaria
awarded on the basis of academic achievement and scholarship test performance.
Georgian Foundation to Support Education and Solidarity Scholarship – Awarded for living expenses during undergraduate studies on the basis
of superior performance in mathematics olympiads and competitions during high school.
Honors: Dean’s List at American University in Bulgaria – two times



2009 -2010
Chess Club President
Arranged regular meetings for club members to play chess. Personally taught club members famous chess openings. Hired
a professional chess coach providing formal instruction to members. Organized on-campus Chess Tournament.
2009- 2010
Student Representative of the Mathematics Department
Represented student interests by participating in meetings of the Mathematics Department and making specific proposals.