# Brennan Becerra

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Mathematics undergraduate student interested in topology, differential geometry, and abstract algebra.

## EDUCATION

**Carnegie Mellon University**, Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania

- *Fall 2021* - Matter and Interactions I

**Boise State University**, Boise, Idaho

- *Fall 2022 - Spring 2024* - MATH 301 - Introduction to Linear
Algebra - MATH 265 - Intro to Programming in Math - MATH 333 - Diff
Equat w/ Matrix Theory - MATH 189 - Discrete Mathematics - MATH 287 -
Mathematical Proofs & Methods - MATH 305 - Abstract Algebra/Number
Theory - MATH 361 - Probability & Statistics I - MATH 314 -
Foundations of Analysis - MATH 436 - Partial Differential Equations -
MATH 311 - Foundations of Geometry

## PROJECTS

**Taking Math Notes in Obsidian**

*August 2022 - Present* - Implemented digital math note-taking
using LaTeX and Typescript snippets in Obsidian.

**Continuous Deformations of Shifting Piecewise
Sets**

*January 2023 - Present* - Independently studying a class of
‘shifting’ functions manipulating sets in n-space.

## CONFERENCES

**Topology for Data Science Workshop**, Montana State
University

*April 2023* - Utilized R to classify clusters of data points
using the Čech simplicial complex.

**Jumpstart Math Workshop**, Western Washington
University

*August 2023* - Explored data science, dimension theory,
topology, and combinatorics.

## SKILLS

- Programming: Python, Sage, Matlab, R, Javascript

## POSITIONS HELD

**Math Note Taker**, BSU Educational Access Center

*Spring 2024* - Typeset mathematics notes during lectures for
students with disabilities.

## EXTRACURRICULARS

**Boise State University Unicycle Club**

*Spring 2023 - Present* - Treasurer responsible for managing club
finances and financial reporting.

**Boise State University Math Club**

*Fall 2022 - Present* - Engage in problem-solving and discussions
related to mathematics.