- Churchill Scholar (2001)
Jim Brink serves as President of Aji, a software and mobile applications development company. Jim founded Aji, LLC in 2007 and guides the development of new software. Previously, Jim was a software architect at Determina, Inc., a security software startup (acquired by VMWare, Inc). Jim studied in the Ph.D. program in Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a Churchill Scholar in 2001 and obtained a Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics from University of Cambridge. Jim holds a BS in Mathematics and a joint BA in Computer and Cognitive Science from Indiana University. Brink's honors at IU include being named an IU Dean's Scholar, induction into Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi academic honoraries, and receiving the 2000 Sigma Xi Outstanding Research Award as well as other scholarships, awards and honorary memberships. Brink spent the summer of 1999 studying the inference of quantum computational physics with University of New Mexico professor Cris Moore in the Santa Fe Institute Research Experience for Undergraduates Program.