Episode 33. Featuring Alex Makarowsky, 2019 Commonwealth Bank John Monash Scholar
Alex Makarowsky is an analyst and software engineer who aims to solve some of the worlds most pressing problems through mathematical modelling. With an MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing at the University of Oxford Alex has worked for the AEMO (Australian Energy Market Operator) where his equations have been crucial to finding sustainable power sources to combat climate change in Australia.
In this episode, Justin speaks with Alex about his academic journey, life at Oxford during the pandemic and work in sustainable energy modelling.