Résumé

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

August 2016 - Dec 2019 // Atlanta, GA

  • B.S. in Computer Science
  • Threads: Intelligence, Information-internetworks
  • GPA: 3.91/4.00

Hershey High School

August 2012 - June 2016 // Hershey, PA

Work Experience

Facebook

Software Engineer Intern // Summer 2019

Menlo Park, CA
  • Optimized code responsible for creating groups and sending group messages, affecting the 1.3 billion Facebook Messenger users.
  • Worked in a continuous integration environment, pushing code changes directly to master and quickly to production.
  • Used ReasonML and React to create and update internal tools to more efficiently and safely debug issues relating message folder routing, with a special focus on tracking private user data access.

Civic Data & Design at Georgia Tech

Student Researcher // Aug 2018 - Present

Atlanta, GA
  • Designed a database in collaboration with partners to consolidate affordable housing data for thousands of affordable units from multiple Atlanta-based public and private organizations.
  • Worked in collaboration with participatory design researchers to design a user interface that provides the most relevant information as quickly and intuitively as possible.
  • Designed an interactive web app to visualize hundreds of affordable housing locations and expiration dates in metro Atlanta.
  • Created map visualizations to show hundreds of land code violations relative to property owners to demonstrate land speculation in an underserved Atlanta neighborhood.

HackGT

Director of Operations // Nov 2018 - Present

Atlanta, GA
  • Direct team of 50+ students to push HackGT's mission of promoting non-traditional STEM education to students.
  • Coordinate, organize, and run all of HackGT's events:
    • HackGT: The largest collegiate hackathon in the Southern United States and Georgia Tech's premiere collegiate hackathon with 25+ corporate sponsors, 20+ workshops, and 1000+ participants from all over the United States,
    • BuildGT: Georgia Tech's premiere hardware-focused hackathon, attracting students from Georgia Tech and the Atlanta area.
    • Horizons: A new hackathon focused on the intersection of Arts and Computer Science.
    • Catalyst: HackGT's day of STEAM exposure for high school students in underserved communities in Metro Atlanta.
    • HackGTeeny: A day of workshops focused on preparing students new to computer science to successfully compete in hackathons and learn practical skills for the industry.

Tech Team Member // Nov 2017 - Nov 2018

Atlanta, GA
  • Organized judge orientations and movements for HackGT 5: Dare to Venture.
  • Helped to coordinate the smooth operation of the project expo.
  • Worked on streaming and recording of the opening and closing ceremonies.
  • Developed a full-stack project organization, judging, and ranking solution called Ballot for HackGT 5.
    • Used to organize and judge nearly 200 projects, over 30 main prize judges, judges from 15 company sponsors, and 1000 participants.
    • It was written with a two part React frontend and a NodeJS/Express-based backend.

Operations Team Member // Nov 2016 - Nov 2017

Atlanta, GA
  • Assisted with day-of operations for HackGTeeny and Catalyst.
  • Coordinated parking and demo prizes and worked with recording and streaming opening and closing ceremonies for HackGT 4: New Heights.

Verizon Connect

Software Engineer Intern // Summer 2018

Atlanta, GA
  • Created a fully-functional, full stack, proof-of-concept activity feed application from scratch to reorganize system-generated content and implement new social functionality.
  • Architected a simple and extensible SQL-based schema to store all the data required for the application.
  • Implemented a comprehensive REST API in Python for creating, reading, updating, and deleting data in the database.
  • Developed a React/Typescript database manager web application with an easy-to-use interface to allow testers to dynamically add and remove content to activity feeds and other database contents.
  • Developed a user-facing Android application to display data from the database and React web application in the form of cards.
  • Created a working chatbot prototype, integrated in the Android application, with Rasa Core/NLU and a spaCy/scikit-learn pipeline to understand human language and return relevant information.

Georgia Tech Wreck Techs

Residential Technology Advisor // Aug 2017 - Present

Atlanta, GA
  • Provide walk-in, phone, live chat, email, and in-room support for technology and networking at Georgia Tech for students living in Georgia Tech housing.

Georgia Tech College of Computing

Tutor // Aug 2017 - Dec 2017

Atlanta, GA
  • Taught and assisted computer science students in a one-to-one environment in courses offered by the college of computing at Georgia Tech, such as Intro to Object-Oriented Programming (CS 1331), Data Structures & Algorithms (CS 1332), and Computer Organization & Programming (CS 2110).

Skills

Languages & Libraries

  • Javascript, Typescript, React, HTML/CSS, Python, ReasonML, Java, PHP/Hack, SQL, Android, C, Assembly (Intel), Electron, Flask, SCSS, Redux

Tools

  • Git, Mercurial, npm, VSCode, Atom/Nuclude, IDA Pro, express, Phabricator, postgres, Adobe Suite, scikit-learn, rasa

Relevant Coursework

Fall 2019

  • CS 4510: Automata & Complexity

Previous Semesters

  • CS 1331: Intro to Object-Oriented Programming
  • CS 1332: Data Structures & Algorithms
  • CS 2051: Honors Discrete Math
  • CS 2110: Computer Organization & Programming
  • CS 2200: Systems & Networks
  • CS 2340: Objects & Design
  • CS 3251: Computer Networking I
  • CS 3510: Algorithm Design & Analysis
  • CS 3630: Intro to Robotics & Perception
  • CS 3600: Intro to Artificial Intelligence
  • CS 4400: Intro to Databases
  • CS 4440: Database Technologies
  • CS 4476: Intro to Computer Vision
  • CS 4641: Machine Learning
  • ECE 4894: Introduction to Malware Reverse-Engineering
  • MATH 1554: Linear Algebra
  • MATH 3012: Applied Combinatorics

Recognition

Honors

  • Faculty Honors: Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Fall 2018
  • Dean's List: Fall 2016, Spring 2018
  • AP Scholar with Distinction: 2016
  • AP Scholar with Honor: 2015

Rewards

  • PA Governor's STEM Competition - 1st Regional: 2016
  • FBLA Computer Problem Solving - 3rd State/1st Regional: 2016
  • FBLA Help Desk - 1st Nationals/State/Regional: 2015
  • RIT Innovation & Creativity Award: 2015

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