For each of his CO-OP work terms, Haoyang Hubert Duan was able to exceed his employers’ expectations by applying his academic knowledge and his creativity to the task at hand. During his work term at Statistics Canada and as part of the National Population Health Survey team, he managed the development schedule of the survey’s computer application for health institutions and trained two new employees on data collection and application testing. He has also had the privilege of conducting original research with Professor Vladimir Pestov while working as an undergraduate research assistant in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada program at the University of Ottawa. At National Defence, he wrote three papers, presenting research tools and discussing results in the area of data mining. Moreover, Hubert received the ranking of “Exceptional” from all his former CO-OP supervisors, who have all praised him as extremely hard-working, creative and analytical. Hubert’s success goes beyond his work experience; he has recently completed his honours bachelor of science degree with a near-perfect 9.9 CGPA. In addition, he was awarded a 2011-2012 NSERC Graduate Scholarship. Hubert also enjoys volunteering and, most recently, he gave time to the University of Ottawa 2011 Summer Math Camps.
Haoyang Hubert Duan - Mathematics