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Anthony Wang

Anthony Wang holds a BASc Hon­ours de­gree in Nano­tech­nol­o­gy En­gi­neer­ing and a MSc de­gree in Ma­te­ri­als Sci­ence (Ma­te­ri­al­wis­sen­schaf­ten) from RWTH Aachen Uni­ver­si­ty in Ger­many. He is cur­rent­ly pur­su­ing a PhD at the in­ter­sec­tion of Ma­chine Learn­ing and Ma­te­ri­als Sci­ence at the TU Berlin.

He is de­tail-or­ient­ed, ac­cu­rate, de­pend­able, and pos­sess­es an un­com­pro­mis­ing work eth­ic.

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Proven skills in materials science R&D in academia and industry, with two published works and another in review. Experience in intellectual property protection, evaluation of invention disclosures, and patent drafting.

Hard-working, creative, detailed, organized and very motivated to learn more.

Entrepreneurial spirit

Co-launched an innovative agricultural start-up during Bachelors studies, gaining widespread attention in both industry and news media. This start-up has since acquired seed funding over $60,000 and has patents pending.

Currently pursuing breakthrough ideas at the intersection of science, engineering, and IT.

Avid tinkerer

Prototyped and built home automation software and hardware for the apartment, and other DIY projects with various IoT frameworks using Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and Intel Galileo boards.

Worked on projects involving Industry 4.0 at a previous employer, and taken introductory data processing courses with the goal of exploring machine learning in the near future.

Programming Padawan

Experienced with MATLAB, CAD, COMSOL, all Microsoft Office software. Adept with VCS and software QA practices. (Xe)LaTeX-whiz.

Intermediate level with Python, Julia, HTML, CSS, JS, and bash scripting. Data science & machine learning.

Learning C, R, SQL.


Materials Science R&D
Market Research
Programming Skills
Organisational Skills
Communication Skills
Project Management

Work Experience

05/2018 — 08/2018

GSoC 2018 Student

Google Summer of Code

NumFOCUS (sub-organisation: Julia)

2016 — 2017

Master project

I. Physics Institute, Experimental Physics

RWTH Aachen, Germany

2015 — 2017

Scientific Assistant

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT)

Aachen, Germany

2013 — 2015



Waterloo, Canada

05 — 08/2014

Research Intern

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT)

Aachen, Germany

01 — 04/2014

Technical Advisor, Intellectual Property

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Toronto, Canada

01 — 04/2013

Research Assistant

National Taiwan University

Taipei, Taiwan

2012 — 2013

Undergraduate Research Assistant

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada

09 — 12/2012

Software Quality Assurance

Fixmo Inc.

Toronto, Canada

01 — 04/2012

Formulations Engineer

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada

01 — 04/2011

Research Assistant

Bayer MaterialScience AG (now Covestro AG)

Leverkusen, Germany


01/2019 — present

PhD in Materials Science

Technische Universität Berlin / Berlin International Graduate School in Model and Simulation-based Research (BIMoS)

Berlin, Germany

10/2015 — 08/2018

Materials Science M.Sc.

RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

2010 — 2015

Nanotechnology Engineering BASc.

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada

05 — 08/2014

UROP International Student

RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

2005 — 2010

Dogwood Diploma

Sentinel Secondary School

West Vancouver, Canada

Activities & Interests


  • Volunteer, UROP program at RWTH Aachen
  • BeBuddy program at RWTH Aachen
  • FEDS employee (student union of University of Waterloo)
  • International Peer Mentor, UW
  • UW German Society
  • UW International and Canadian Student Network


Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, English and German. Learning Swedish and French.


Travelling, Hobby-DJ, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee, Skiing, Solving Rubik’s cubes.


Berlin, Germany
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