Jeff Nijsse

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Lecturer

Email: jeff.nijsse@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4199-7201

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Academic appointments:

  • Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (2014 - ongoing)

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D (Candidate) Computer Science - Blockchain Consensus, Auckland University of Technology
  • M.A.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
  • B.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor

Research interests:

⛓ Blockchain & ₿ Cryptocurrencies
⏱ Physics Education

Teaching summary:

⛓ Blockchain & ₿ Cryptocurrencies
☕ Physics
∞ Calculus
∮ Engineering Mathematics
⚿ Cryptography & Network Security

Fields of research:

  • Computer System Security
  • Distributed Computing
  • Higher Education

Professional activities:

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • Committee Member, The 19th Security, Privacy and Trust Conference (2019 - ongoing)
  • CMSS Member, Centre for Mathematical Social Science, University of Auckland (2019 - ongoing)
  • STEMpreneurs Coordinator, STEM-TEC, Auckland University of Technology (2019 - ongoing)
  • Blockchain Technical Community, IEEE (2018 - ongoing)
  • STEM-TEC Member, Auckland University of Technology (2018 - ongoing)
  • Blockchain NZ Member, Blockchain NZ (2018 - ongoing)
  • AMA Member, Auckland Mathematical Association (2015 - ongoing)

Award, prize, fellowship, and scholarship

  • National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards Nominee, Ako Aotearoa New Zealand (2019)
  • Ako Aronui Fellow, Higher Education Academy (2018 - ongoing)
  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, AUT (2018)

        Outreach and engagement

        • Tech Week Blockchain Event Coordinator & Panel Host (2020)

Research outputs:

Conference contributions

  • Nijsse, J. (2019). Coding tutorials: Using Jupyter and Scratch to teach concepts in blockchain. In J. Pettigrew, L. Rylands, D. Shearman, & A. Yeung (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th Delta Conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics (pp. 146). Fremantle. doi:10.26183/5d5f53ed9c926

  • Nijsse, J., Choudhary, R., Alexander, J., & Spooner, K. (2019). Reflection, introspection, and transformation. In J. Pettigrew, L. Rylands, D. Shearman, & A. Yeung (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th Delta conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics (pp. 122). Fremantle. doi:10.26183/5d5f53ed9c926

  • Nijsse, J. (2018). Smart Physics: Teaching Physics with smart-carts and smart-phones. In M. M. Dullius (Ed.), DELTA '17 Proceedings: 11th Southern Hemisphere Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics (pp. 182). Gramado. Retrieved from https://www.univates.br/media/evento/delta/proceedings.pdf

Theses

Oral presentations

  • Nijsse, J. (2018). Bitcoin 101 - What are cryptocurrencies. Auckland, New Zealand.

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