University of Birmingham Committee

Committee 2021-2022: Rahma Abdulahi, Rosie Evans, Amarja Kathapurkar, and Yunxi Shi.
Committee 2020-2021 and co-founders of the Birmingham node: Rosie Evans, Amarja Kathapurkar, Cara Neal, Yunxi Shi, and Anna Zincenko.

The committee hosted an online tea time chat with current women PhD students at the University of Birmingham on 14 June 2021.
In 2021-2022 they are running a regular Thursday coffee/tea morning for students at Birmingham. Get in touch with one of the committee members if you’re interested in attending!

Rosie Evans (she/her) is from Shrewsbury in the UK and is studying for a PhD in Applied Maths at the University of Birmingham. Her research is in endocrinology and mathematical modelling, in particular studying parameter identifiability. Before coming to Birmingham, she studied for her BSc at the University of Exeter. In her spare time, she likes to go running and walking up big hills, which Exeter and Birmingham both have plenty of! 
Email: rle907@student.bham.ac.uk

Amarja Kathapurkar (she/her) is a PhD student in Pure Maths at the University of Birmingham. Her research focuses mainly on extremal combinatorics and graph theory. Outside of maths, she also enjoys travelling to new places, walks in the countryside and playing badminton (ideally, all three at once!)
Email: axk516@bham.ac.uk

Rahma Abdulahi (she/her) is a first year PhD student in Applied Mathematics at the University of Birmingham. Her research is in parameter estimation and is in conjunction with Procter and Gamble. She is also an alumna of UoB, having completed her MSci there. In her spare time, she watches anime (do email if you have any suggestions) and reading.  

Yunxi Shi (she/her) is a second year PhD student in Pure Mathematics at the University of Birmingham with interests in abstract algebra, especially axial algebras and group theory. She has a variety of hobbies including digital drawing, dancing and crafting. Email address: yxs401@student.bham.ac.uk