General Information

Age: 27 years old

Nationality: New Zealand 

Languages: English (native), French (intermediate), Norwegian (beginner), Maori

Hobbies: Sport (running, gym, yoga, tai chi, netball, basketball, skiing, beach volleyball, climbing, scuba diving, snorkelling, snowboarding, skiing), travel, reading, piano, drums

Driving License: Full New Zealand driving license


2010 - 2013 : PhD student (Universite de Nice, Sophia Antipolis) at INRIA-Sophia Antipolis, France in the Asclepios project group

Subject: Statistical modelling of cardiac growth and deformation

2009 : MSc in Mathematics at Massey University, New Zealand - project sponsored by the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries in conjunction with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

Subject : Risk analysis for the flatfish stock-complex

  • Thesis

2008 : BSc Hons with First Class Honours at Massey University, New Zealand 

Research Project : A study of the Leapfrog Method applied to the Lennard-Jones oscillator


  • Studies in Discrete Mathematics
  • Advanced Computational Methods
  • Studies in Applied Differential Equations
  • Special Topic (Mathematical Modelling)
  • Advanced Algebra
  • Advanced Analysis
  • Studies in Theoretical Mathematics
  • Special Topic (Research Project)

2007 :  One semester on exchange at the University Of Exeter, UK


  • Complex Analysis
  • Psychology and Law
  • Psycholinguistics

2005-2007 :  BA double major in Mathematics and Psychology. 


  • Algebra
  • Combinatorics
  • Differential Equations II
  • Memory and Cognition
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Differential Equations I
  • Applied Linear Algebra
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Nga tirohanga rua o te taha hinengaro: Bicultural Perspectives in Psychology
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Calculus II
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychological Research
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Statistics
  • Psychology as a Natural Science
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Introductory Accounting
  • Calculus I
  • Linear Mathematics
  • Psychology as a Social Science


Professional Experience (academic)

2013 : Post doctoral research fellow at Simula Research Laboratory in Oslo, Norway (October 2013 - Present)

2010 : Internship at INRIA-Sophia Antipolis, France in the Asclepios project group (March 2010- September 2010).

         Subject: Biomedical image analysis

2006 : Summer Student  of 10 weeks at Massey University, Institute of Fundamental Sciences supervised by Prof. Robert McLachlan

Subject : Geometric Integrator for Poincare Maps of Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems


Professional Experience (work)

2009: Shop assistant at OPSM, New Plymouth, New Zealand

2006: Cleaner at Massey University Sports Gym, Palmerston North, New Zealand

2006: Telemarketer at Competitive Edge, Palmerston North, New Zealand

2002 - 2005: Cleaner at Inglewood High School, Taranaki, New Zealand

2000 - 2005: Shop assistant at Top Dairy Inglewood, New Zealand working with Geoff Foreman


Computing skills

Office : Word, Works, Excel, PowerPoint

Others : Matlab, Latex, R, WinBUGS, EasyFit, CardioViz, Paraview, Linux, MIPS, ITK, VTK, CGAL, Boost, C++



Krissy McLeod,
17 Jan 2011, 04:01