Hi I'm Martin, sophomore at Yale-NUS College

I'm currently pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences in MCS (Mathematical Computational and Statistical Sciences) with a focus in Computer Science or Data Science. I have experience working with Python, OCaml, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and am currently working on accumulating more financial knowledge. I'm currently open to any internships over the summer!







About me

In my free time, I like to play basketball, play some casual chess, take photos, do random coding challenges and explore new recipies, with varying levels of sucess. I'm Singaporean but I spent most of my life in Taiwan so I'm a big fan of 炸蛋蔥油餅,牛肉麵,鴨血 , 蚵仔麵線 and alot more.

I am currently on exchange at Yale University, where I am exploring my interests further!

Current Courses:
• Intermediate Microeconomics
• Intermediate Data Analysis and Econometrics
• Probability and Bayesian Statistics
• Full Stack Web Programming

Basketball

I love playing basketball, and have played the sport for over 16 years. I'm always down for a pickup game or if you need coaching, let me know too! I'm planning on running a basketball clinic if there is enough interest! I'm currently the Captain for Yale-NUS Men’s Basketball Team

My Accomplishments

• Competed in international tournaments in Hong Kong, Okinawa, Manila, Bangkok and Singapore
• TAS Accomplishments: Hall of Fame 2019, Team MVP 2019, 3-time IASAS Bronze Medallist, Silver Medallist HKIS tournament 2017, HKIS Three Point Champion 2017
• Played for Xinhua Sports Club in NBL Men’s Division 1 2022 and NUS IVP team 2023 (Bronze Medalist)

My Skills

...and more to come!

Timeline

2006 - 2019

Student : Taipei American School

Founded in 1949, Taipei American School is one of Asia’s top independent schools, offering an American-based education with a truly global perspective to students in pre-kindergarten (KA) through Grade 12 from the expatriate community in Taipei. Click here to Read More

Notable Courses:

Honors Artifical Intelligence
AP Calculus AB
AP Biology
AP Physics C, E & M
AP Chemistry
AP Computer Science

Feb 2016 - May 2019

Head of Science : Heart2Heart

The Huatung English Camp (花東英語生活營) is an annual summer camp aimed to not only teach the English language to underprivileged students, but to also foster a passion for learning English that lasts a lifetime. It is co-organized by the Alliance Cultural Foundation in collaboration with Heart to Heart International Service Group (H2H) and Junyi Experimental High School (台東均一實驗高級中學). The curriculum curated by H2H is designed using games, art, music, sports, and science to encourage students to speak English and have fun while learning the language.

• Managed multiple personalities and adapted to unforeseen circumstances to ensure the camp's success
• Planned, organized, and led the Science program at the camp by prioritizing and applying organizational skills to tackle problems.

Aug 2017 - May 2019

Vice President : Back2Back

A non-profit club that aimed to raise money for patients with spinal cord problems in Taiwan and educate the Taipei American School community about spinal cord diseases.

• Over the course of two years, we raised 15,000 NTD for organizations including the United Spinal Association and Zheng Xing Hospital
• Planned and organized fundraiser events as well as distributing pamphlets raising awareness on spinal cord patients

May 2021 - Present

Student : Yale-NUS College

Established in 2011, through a partnership between Yale University and the National University of Singapore, Yale-NUS College is a leading liberal arts and sciences college in Asia, with a residential programme that integrates living and learning. Drawing on the resources and traditions of its founding universities, a Yale-NUS education promotes broad-based interdisciplinary learning across the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities complemented by depth of expertise in one’s major. Click here to Read More

Notable Courses Taken:

Introduction to Computer Science
Introduciton to Data Science
Introduction to Python
Introductory Data Structures and Algorithms
Data Science for the Environment
Calculus and Linear Algebra
Scientific Inquiry
Quantitative Reasoning
Principles of Economics

May 2022 - July 2022

Bank Trainee : UOB

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to work at UOB under the Trade Division (TRD), where I worked closely with their DevOps team. I got to experience first hand how UOB uses various DevOps tools to make their operations work efficiently.

• Basic Scripting for TRD (adjusting healthcheck.sh) using Python in Linux environment (BASH Scripting)
• Help setup on TSU (Trade Service Utility) App server (JBoss EAP 7.3)
• Help setup on TSU Web server (Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.37)
• Familiarized with DevOps tools such as Jenkins, JIRA and Control M (Setup and Execution for TRD)

My Portfolio

Here is some of the work I've done so far!

https://storyset.com/web

Snake Game:
This project was one that I worked on in my Introduction to Python class at school, where our group implemented the classic snake game using Python programming language. It was meant to be played on a Raspberry Pi and was implemented using the pygame module.

https://storyset.com/people

Personal Website:
This project was one that I worked on to be able to learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Although it's very rough around the edges since its my first time, I'm proud of the progress I've made so far on this website and I hope to continue to add to it in the years to come!

https://storyset.com/bot

Birthday Bot:
Familiarized myself with creating telegram bots with Python, SQL and telebot API. Helps people keep track of other people's birthdays via telegram bot

https://storyset.com/illustration/finance-app/rafiki

Stonks
An extension of my interest in investing. Incorporating things learned from Full Stack Web Development class to make an app that helps me identify key statistics faster




Contact Me

Info

Feel free to drop me a message! I'm usually avaliable on the weekdays and I stay on campus

Location

Singapore

Email

martin.lim511@gmail.com

Languages

English, Chinese