# Staff

The HMA instructors are UW faculty, industry professionals, math coaches, and graduate students from the UW Math Department.

## Instructors

Dave

MIT B.S. in Mathematics

Putnam Honorable Mention (2004, 2005)

USA Math Olympiad (USAMO) qualifier (2002, 2003), Math Olympiad Summer Program (MOP) attendee (2002)

Founder of the Academy of Math and Programming (AMP), a free 5-week residential summer camp in NYC for talented high school students from around the country (2022-present)

Dave has been working in quantitative finance as a trader and educator for over 15 years. He has taught and mentored hundreds of top math students, helping them prepare for college and for quantitative careers.

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington

MIT B.S. in Mathematics, Harvard Ph.D. in Mathematics

International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO): Gold (2009), Bronze (2008)

Canadian Mathematical Olympiad: Second Place (2009)

Putnam Honorable Mention (2009, 2011)

Winston

Harvard A.B. in Mathematics, S.M. in Applied Mathematics

USAMO qualifier (2005, 2006, 2007)

Alumnus of Mathpath (2003), MOP (2005), Research Science Institute (2007)

Counselor at Mathpath (2009)

Problem writer for ARML (2010–present) and North Suburban Math League (2017–2024)

Works in quantitative finance

Thomas

MIT B.S. in Mathematics, Ph.D. in Astrodynamics

Worked in mathematical optimization at NASA, Google, Microsoft Research, and Amazon

Top scorer in 2001 Pomona-Wisconsin Math Talent Search

Instructor/coach in K-12 STEM enrichment programs for over two decades

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington

Princeton B.A. in mathematics, MIT Ph.D. in Mathematics

Putnam Top 15 (2011), Honorable Mention (2008, 2009)

USAMO Honorable Mention (2007, 2008)

Boeing Professor, Applied Mathematics (AMATH), University of Washington

Director, Computational Finance & Risk Management (CFRM) Program, University of Washington

Cornell B.S. in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, Princeton Ph.D. in Operations Research & Financial Engineering

Art

Ben