EDUCATION

From 2018

EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland

  • Master of Science: Physics & Data Science
  • EPFL Excellence Fellowship
  • Specialization: Quantum Computing & Machine Learning
  • Projects:
    • Quantum cryptographic algorithms using quantum computer simulators
    • Numerical simulations of quantum devices on high performance clusters
    • Inverse statistical methods and pseudo-likelihood approximations

2014 - 2017

University of Zagreb, Croatia

  • Undergraduate studies: Physics
  • GPA: 4.9/5.0
  • Elected as student representative in 2017
  • Founder of the debate club
  • Project:
    • Simulation of a Tokamak fusion reactor

2010 - 2014

XV. Gymnasium (MIOC), Zagreb, Croatia

  • Focus on Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
  • International Physics Olympiads (IPhO): Kazakhstan 2014, Denmark 2013 and Estonia 2012: 3x Bronze Medal
  • Highest scores at the final exams in the Republic of Croatia (100%)
  • SAT Subject Tests Math (100%) and Physics (100%)

WORK EXPERIENCE

04/2018 - 08/2018

University of California, San Diego, USA (Visiting Researcher)

  • 4 publications in progress (DATE, IEEE TCAD, DAC, ASPLOS)
  • Machine learning research: Development of fast and energy efficient algorithms for specialized computer architecture
  • Optimization of algorithms for Natural Language and Human Activity Recognition

08/2017 - 03/2018

EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland + Technical University Vienna, Austria (Internship)

  • Discovering and analyzing new materials (High Entropy Alloys)
  • Work on quantum cryptographic algorithms

09/2016 - 07/2017

University of Zagreb, Croatia (Student assistant)

  • Organization of the preparations for the International Physics Olympiad
  • Teaching Physics I & II: Classical Mechanics, Electromagnetism (~80 students)

07/2016 - 09/2016

D. E. Shaw & Co., London, UK & New York City, USA (Internship)

  • Monte Carlo simulations of complex derivatives in Python
  • Modeling changes in the foreign exchange and bond market

07/2015 - 09/2015

Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (Internship)

  • 1 publication (Climate of the past) & 1 publication in progress
  • Data analysis/data mining in Climate science

06/2014 - 07/2017

XV. Gymnasium | MIOC, Zagreb, Croatia (Tutor for talented students)

  • Leading of weekly preparations for national physics competitions

07/2014 - 09/2014

Mully Children’s Family – Orphanage, Kenya (Volunteer work)

  • Taught computer programming, mathematics and physics to 125 high school students
  • Organized programming courses for students, to give them a chance to see what programming is and motivate them to pursue a career in it, as it requires few resources

Until 2014

Music performance and recording of CDs

  • Participated as a singer on 3 CD recordings for humanitarian purposes 
  • Participated in 15 humanitarian musicals and concerts as an actor, singer or technician

COMPETITIONS & AWARDS

Since 2018

EPFL Excellence fellowship

  • Awarded to the best master’s students of every department

Since 2017

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation) 

  • Awarded to the best ~0.5% students in/from Germany
  • The selection is based on excellent academic records, social engagements, rhetorical and social skills, academic and sport competitions, and other personal accomplishments.

2014

Award for the best high school graduate in Croatia in 2014 (out of ~40 000 students)

  • Selection was based on final exam results, science and sport competitions and social commitment

2014

Bronze medal at the 45th International Physics Olympiad 2014 (Kazakhstan)


2014

1st place at the Croatian National Physics Competition


2013

 Bronze medal at the 44th International Physics Olympiad 2013 (Denmark)


2013

1st place at the Croatian Championship in Triathlon


2012 - 2016

City of Zagreb scholarship

  • Awarded to top ≈1% students in Zagreb (the capital of Croatia)

2012

 Bronze medal at the 45th International Physics Olympiad 2012 (Estonia)


COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Good in Python and Matlab
  • Ok with C/C++, Linux, Pascal, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Git, ...

 


LANGUAGES

English

Full professional proficiency

German

Bilingual proficiency

Croatian

Bilingual proficiency

French

Elementary proficiency

 


SELECTED MEDIA APPEARANCES 

The following articles are in Croatian, so you might need to use Google Translate to understand them


Samuel Bosch in tportal.hr (2014)
Article in www.tportal.hr (2014)
Samuel Bosch article in 100posto
Article in dnevnik.hr (2014)
Samuel Bosch in index.hr in 2014
Article in index.hr (2014)


Dnevnik nove TV (the most watched news program in Croatia)

 

Dobro jutro, Hrvatska (the most watched morning program in Croatia) 



Samuel Bosch in 100posto.hr (2017)
Article in www.100posto.hr (2017)
Samuel Bosch ministar Jovanovic
Award from the Croatian minister of education (2013)