First Name

Anjalie

Last Name

K.

Bio

Anjalie is a senior in high school. Passionate about math from a very young age, she was a 2-time National MATHCOUNTS finalist in middle school. With three of her friends, she co-founded the Denver Math Club while she was in middle school. She has taken numerous advanced math classes like Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra, Abstract Math (Group Theory), Euler's Theory, Galois Theory and computer science classes like Data Structures and Algorithms and The Open Source Movement. She loves to compete in math competitions: she is a perfect scorer in the AMC10 and a 6-time AIME qualifier. She is also an award winner at the ACSL National All-Star Contest. She is a 2018 SIMONS Summer Research Fellow where she worked at Stony Brook University's Computer Science department in the field of bioinformatics (single-cell RNA sequencing). She has also worked as an intern at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Space Science Lab where she applied her computer science skills to astrophysics. At her school, she has been studying astronomy since early junior year and conducts astronomy research, with a publication in the Minor Planet Bulletin in fall 2018. She enjoys politics, behavioral economics, and philosophy. In fall 2019, Anjalie will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she plans to study computer science.