Resume

Work Experience

October 2020 - Present

NLP Software Engineer

SapientX, Santa Cruz, California

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- Researched, designed, and implemented a language classifier using LSTM recurrent neural networks with TensorFlow (f1 > 0.9) 

- Developed a CUDA-based algorithm to parallelize sequential data for a deep learning model

- Project Lead (with a team of 4) for a digital assistant that was presented at the 2020 Bots and Assistants Conference. Developed the rule-based and AI conversation flows

- Followed Agile development techniques 

June 2020 - September 2020

NLP Software Engineer Intern

SapientX, Santa Cruz, California

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- R&D Intern for a conversation based digital assistant

- Researched natural language processing languages and engines

- Designed and scripted a digital assistant that conducts natural back-and-forth conversations based on users' interests

- Collaborated with a team to integrate and deploy a digital assistant that runs offline

Education

September 2019 - Present

Computer Science B.S.

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

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- GPA: 3.90

- Computer Science Major, Statistics Minor

Relevant Coursework: 

    - Data Structures & Algorithms

    - C Programming & Computer Systems 

    - Operating Systems

    - Computer Architecture

    - Computer Systems & Assembly Language

    - Programming Abstractions in Python

    - Python Programming

    - Probability Theory

    - ML Basics

    - Discrete Mathematics

    - Proof Writing & Problem Solving

    - Linear Algebra

    - Ordinary Differential Equations

    - Calculus Series (1/2/3)

September 2015 - June 2019

High School Diploma

Arnold O. Beckman High School

Irvine, California

- GPA: 4.57

- SAT: 1550 (99.9%)

- Qualifier at the 2019 Berkeley Math  Tournament

- Qualifier at the 2018 Caltech-Harvey Mudd Math Competition

Extracurricular and Community Involvement

March 2020 - Present

President and Co-Founder

NeuroTechSC

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- Project Lead for the subvocalization project that earned 1st place in the United States in the NeuroTechX Competition in November 2020.

Click here to see the 'Boolepathy' project

- Wrote and awarded grant proposals from OpenBCI, UCSC Academic Research Project Fund, and UCSC Student Fee Advisory Committee totaling over $2k to fund club research projects

- Created and presented a curriculum to the general body of 30 attending members. 

- NeuroTechSC is a chapter of the worldwide NeuroTechX Student Club Organization

December 2019 - Present

President and Founder

Competitive Mathematics Team at UC Santa Cruz

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- Developed a detailed curriculum to prepare the general body for the Putnam Competition

- Recruited team members and a board of officers

- Currently gearing up for UC Santa Cruz's debut in the 2021 Global Putnam Competition

- Competitive Mathematics is an opportunity for mathematically-inclined students to get challenged via studying in-depth problem-solving techniques and participating in competitions

August 2020 - October 2020

Orientation Leader

Cowell College at UCSC

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- Participated in a 2-week training for orientation leaders

- Led four groups of 30 students each through a week-long virtual orientation for incoming students to UC Santa Cruz

Skills

Programming Languages

Python

R

C

ChatScript

MIPS Assembly 

HTML

CSS

JavaScript

Tools

Git

Bash

PyTorch

Raspberry Pi

Slack

LaTeX

Jira

Markdown

Frameworks

Flask

Bootstrap

Operating Systems

Windows

Debian-based Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Raspbian)