Lindy Astl is currently a senior at Chapman University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with a minor in Human Biology.
She will be graduating May 2016, but has already begun working towards her master’s degree in Data Science focusing on Computational Biology within the Masters of Computational Sciences at Chapman.
Besides mathematics and Biology, she has spent a significant amount of time studying computer science during her time at Chapman University.
She is proficient at programming in Python, Mathematica, LaTex, Java, Matlab, Sage, C, and C++. Lindy is also involved in several on campus organizations.
She is an active member of Chapman’s Campus Crusades for Christ (CRU), which she joined her first semester.
Lindy was invited to join Gamma Beta Phi, an honors society consisting of the top 10% of every class, her first semester and has been a member since.
This past year she served on the executive board as Public Relations Chair. Last year Lindy worked with the Tutoring, Learning, and Testing Center as an Academic Mentor.
Here she oversaw students with low GPAs and low levels of motivation, and assisting them in getting back on track and on top of their studies.
Lindy has also been involved in Residence Hall Association, part of the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
She worked to educate students, as well as provide an outlet for them to advocate for change the Vice President of Administration this year.
Upon graduating, Lindy hopes to either focus on modeling simulations, or data mining.