Math, Models, and Hurricanes
Featured in: I’m So Fly (October 2020)
Current Role: Mathematician (yes, that’s her actual job title!) at Lockheed Martin
- B.S. in Mathematics at Texas Christian University
- M.S. in Data Analytics at Oregon State University (in progress)
Interests: algebra, statistics
In our October 2020 – I’m So Fly box, we learn how Olivia Wilkins creates math models to predict issues with the military aircraft that Lockheed Martin builds. Her models look at a lot of data and historical trends to find possible defects in aircraft. In her interview, Olivia describes how to combat imposter syndrome and become a persistent, passionate mathematician!
Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview
Check out our October 2020 – I’m So Fly box to see Olivia’s FULL interview!