My name is Jessie Oehrlein, and I’m a first year graduate student at Columbia University in the Applied Physics and Applied Math department. My research will be in applied math/atmospheric science.

I graduated from Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering with a degree in mechanical engineering in May 2016. Before that, I went to Oklahoma School of Science and Math, a two year, public, residential high school in Oklahoma City. During high school I spent my summers at Canada/USA Mathcamp (’09-’10) and Research Science Institute (’11). During college I received a Critical Language Scholarship in Azerbaijani, did chemical engineering research in Singapore, and spent fall 2014 at Budapest Semesters in Mathematics.

I’m a teaching assistant and grader at Art of Problem Solving, and I love teaching/assisting math classes and workshops for middle and high school students.

In my free time, I go to ballet and modern dance performances, ride roller coasters, contra dance, write about Methodist hymnody, and read a lot of YA lit.