Aubrey Thompson

Associate Technical Consultant
  • Mathematician with a Master’s in Neural Computation
  • Full-stack engineer
  • Former STEAM educator
PythonJavaPostgreSQLJavascriptVue.jsSpring Boot
Pittsburgh PA 7 years professional experience
B.S. in Mathematics
High School Math and STEAM Teacher
Park Ranger
Master's in Neural Computation
STEAM Curriculum Developer
STEAM Teacher
Nature Educator
2019 Present
Work Experience
Park Ranger May 2018 - May 2022
City of Pittsburgh
  • Organized and led environmental educational programming for children of all ages and adults, including star and planet gazing events, classroom lessons, nature hikes, and tree plantings
  • Collaborated with Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Department of Public Works, and local community groups to improve park amenities and trails
STEAM Teacher Sep 2020 - Mar 2022
  • Created and taught STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) lessons for all ages
  • Led a team of 4 teachers, coordinating curriculum and logistics between schools and Assemble staff
Nature Educator Sep 2020 - Mar 2022
  • Led 1-3 students in nature hikes and activities promoting observation and creativity once a week
STEAM Curriculum Developer Oct 2018 - Oct 2019
  • Designed a course to teach computational thinking principals using people programming
High School Math and STEAM Teacher Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
  • Pioneered the STEAM curriculum for the school, where the students learned 3D modeling and printing, web design, and the basics of computer science
  • Planned and taught high school math classes for students 8th-12th grade
Master's in Neural Computation Jun 2014 - Sep 2016
Designed and simulated a model of stimulus encoding in cortical neural networks
B.S. in Mathematics Aug 2010 - May 2014
Publications and Presentations
Relating spontaneous dynamics and stimulus coding in competitive networks 2015
Presented at Computational and Systems Neuroscience (COSYNE) Conference, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute: Neural Networks and Neural Codes Meeting, Banff International Research Station: Connecting Network Architecture and Network Computation
Trainings and Certifications
Full-time student honing software development skills and building dynamic full-stack applications at a 14-week coding bootcamp, with 700+ hours of coursework and capstone project development
Awards and Accolades
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF-GRFP) 2014
3 years of funding for new graduate students.
Side Projects
Home to my non-work-related projects
AI generated tarot text based on a song of your choice