Curriculum Vitae

Linda Stougaard Nielsen

Address: Widenacherstrasse 7
8908 Hedingen
Phone: +41 1 400 1929
Mobile:    +41 78 798 1777


Birth Date:11th January 1972
Nationality:Danish, holder of Swiss B-permit


2006 - p.t.     Senior consultant

Employer: aragost ag
Field: Application Development Consultancy

2003 - 2006     Statistician and Software Developer

Employer: Helbling Technik AG, Aarau, Switzerland
Field: Consultancy in Industrial Engineering

2002     Mathematician and Software Developer

Employer: Wafina, Waser Finanz AG, Zug, Switzerland
Field: Financial Engineering

2001     Postdoctoral position

Employer: StocLab (Laboratory for Computational Stochastics) and MaPhySto (Centre for Mathematical Physics and Stochastics) University of Aarhus, Denmark
Field: Computational Stochastics

1997 - 1999     Research Assistant

Employer: StocLab and MaPhySto, University of Aarhus, Denmark (full time 1998)
Field: Spatial Statistics

1994 - 2000     Teaching Assistant

Employer: Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark (part time)
Field: Statistics and Probability Theory


Statistical software:Splus/R, SAS
Mathematical software:MatLab, Maple
Operative systems:UNIX/Linux, Windows, MacOS, DOS
Programming languages:C#, Java (Sun Cert. Programmer), C++
DBMS:MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle
Web technologies:HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, Javascript, MS ASP.NET & IIS, JSP & Servlets, Apache Tomcat, Cocoon, Rhino

Danish:Mother tongue (understanding Norwegian and Swedish)
German:Fluent reading and conversation, good writing


2007 Writing good and solid code, 6 half day workshops at Roche
2005 Moderation, 3 day course at Helbling
2005 Project management, 3 day course at Helbling
2004 Umgang mit Kunden (customer relations), 3 day course at Helbling
2003 Struts developer course I, 2 day course by aragost ag
2003 Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform 1.4 (score 92%)
2002 Financial Risk Management, 4 days course at Institut fur Finanzdienstleistungen, Zug. Assisted in teaching 1 day

1999-2001     Ph.D. in Spatial Statistics

StocLab (Laboratory for Computational Stochastics), Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark statements of thesis).

1995-1997     MS in Statistics

Department of Statistics, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark

1991-1994     BS in Statistics, Computer Science and Mathematics

Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark


Secondary work, education, and travelling
2006Travelled around USA and Canada in a private plane for 2 months.
2004Travelled around Southern Africa in a private plane for 6 weeks.
2000Travelled around Australia in a private plane for 10 weeks.
1995Backpacked 2 months through Russia and China.
1994Half a year at School of Handwork in Skals, Denmark.
1993Built a tandem from two bikes and rode it from Denmark to Switzerland.
1990 - 1991Worked one year as waitress at a mountain conference hotel in Norway.

Association work
2007 - 2008Member of executive committee for the choir Nota Bene.
1997 - 1999Member of executive committee for the choir Bel Canto.
1996 - 1999Established a social club for Statisticians at the University.
1996 - 1999Established a cultural society, KuFo, at the Institute of Mathematics. Chairman and PR responsible. Wrote a series of articles and designed the logo and event posters.
1994, 1995Student representative for the Statistical Department at Open University for high school students.
1994Chairman of student's council at School of Handwork in Skals, Denmark.


Hobbies include travelling, snowboarding, photography, choir, pottery, golf, and bridge.


References: Furnished upon request
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This page was last modified on April 16th 2007