Mr Kevin Jia

BA, BE(Hons), MSc

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Biography

Kevin graduated in 2014 with a conjoint Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with First Class Honours in Engineering Science, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Statistics. He graduated with a Master of Science in Statistics with an Operations Research twist in 2015, with his dissertation focusing on modelling length-of-stay of patients in general medicine. He takes an interest in practical operations research and statistics as applied to commercial and public sectors.

Teaching | Current

2021 Semester Two

  • ENGSCI 263: Engineering Science Design I - Optimisation + Data Design
  • ENGSCI 311: Mathematical Modelling 3 - Data Analysis, Models for Optimisation
  • ENGSCI 363: Engineering Science Design II - Metaheuristics

Past Teaching

  • ENGGEN 150: Advanced Mechanics and Mathematical Modelling - Mathematical Modelling 1 (ODE, Linear Algebra)
  • ENGSCI 211: Mathematical Modelling 2 - Multivariate Integration, Data Analysis and Machine Learning
  • ENGSCI 213: Mathematical Modelling 2SE - Data Analysis, Linear Algebra
  • ENGSCI / STATS 255: Modelling and Analytics in Operations Research - Linear Programming, Networks, Queueing and Simulation
  • ENGSCI 263: Engineering Science Design I - Optimisation + Data Design
  • ENGSCI 311: Mathematical Modelling 3 - Data Analysis, Models for Optimisation, ODE, PDE
  • ENGSCI 363: Engineering Science Design II - Metaheuristics
  • ENGSCI 760: Algorithms for Optimisation - Dynamic Programming
  • MATHS 153: Accelerated Mathematics - ODE, Linear Algebra

Past non-lecturing roles

  • ENGGEN 131: Introduction to Engineering Computation and Software Development - summer school course administrator
  • ENGSCI 111: Mathematical Modelling 1 - summer school course administrator
  • ENGSCI 233: Computational Techniques and Computer Systems - laboratory tutor
  • ENGSCI 355: Applied Modelling in Simulation and Optimisation - course administrator, relief lecturer
  • STATS 369: Data Science Practice - laboratory tutor, relief lecturer

Responsibilities

Manager, Teaching Assistants, Department of Engineering Science

Contact details

Primary office location

AUCKLAND BIOENGINEERING HOUSE - Bldg 439
Level 2, Room 233
70 SYMONDS ST
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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