Education
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • B.S. Mathematical Decision Sciences (Statistics), May 2017
    • Double Major in Computer Science, May 2017
    • Minor in Mathematics, May 2017
    • Overall GPA: 3.84
    • Dean's List all semesters
    • Graduated with Highest Distinction

  • The University of New South Wales — Sydney, Australia
    • 1 semester spent studying abroad
Certifications and Tests
  • SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9
    • Issued by the SAS Institute — certificate number BP034132v9

  • MIT's Tackling the Challenges of Big Data
    • Issued by MIT Professional Education

  • SAT
    • 2240 with a perfect math score
Experience
  • Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions Intern — SAS Institute — Cary, NC
    May 2016 – April 2017
    • Did full-stack development using primarily Java
    • Generated web applications and REST APIs based on input databases
    • Worked with SAS code to sanitize, format and export data for Operational Risk Management

  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant — UNC Computer Science Department — Chapel Hill, NC
    August 2015 – May 2016
    • Teach parts of a mid-level computer science course focusing on object oriented Java techniques
    • Provide one-on-one coaching for programming concepts
    • Direct recitation lessons for groups of 30-40 freshman to junior students

  • Research Assistant — UNC Computer Science Department — Chapel Hill, NC
    September 2014 – March 2015
    • Co-authored a paper on collaborative filtering recommender systems
    • Wrote Java demo code for a PhD dissertation on collaborative filtering recommender systems
    • Utilized machine learning to analyze data to come up with estimated time responses

  • Web Developer — UNC General Alumni Association (GAA) — Chapel Hill, NC
    September 2013 – May 2014
    • Developed and published web applications to allow meeting coordination for UNC alumni all over the country using a variety of back-end, database, and front-end languages including PHP, ASP, SQL, Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3
    • Modified media using the Adobe Suite for the GAA to publish on their articles and webpages
Skills
  • Analytics
    • SAS 9 Certified, MATLAB, WEKA Machine Learning Toolkit, Prolog, Excel

  • General Programming
    • Java, C, Android, Python, Javascript, SQL, PHP, ASP, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS3
Activities
  • Co-Founder and Vice President — Carolina Analytics and Data Science — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 2016
    • Carolina Analytics and Data Science is an organization which aims to educate students about data science and help them network with professionals working in the analytics space. We are planning on hosting a data science case competition this Spring.

  • Mentor — PearlHacks — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill April 2016
    • I helped student hackers with any bugs or technical design issues they may have encountered, and were not able to solve on their own

  • Student Hacker — VandyHacks — Vanderbilt University October 2015
    • Won best Pebble app award for creating a Pebble app and a Microsoft Powerpoint add-on using C# and Javscript which, together, help speakers manage their during presentations

  • Student Hacker — HackNC — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill October 2013, 2014, and 2015
    • 2013: Collaborated with a team of 4 other students from Florida State University to remake a multiplayer version of the arcade game Snake that used Pebble smartwatch, Java and C.
    • 2014: Created a location-specific question-and-answer network with a group of 4 other students from Georgia Tech using Microsoft Azure, Javascript, Android and Java.
    • 2015: Won best use of the Capital One API for making a restaurant recommender system based on credit card transaction history and Yelp! reviews.

  • Student Hacker — Bitcamp — University of Maryland at College Park April 2014
    • Developed a clone of Apple's iMessage system for Android phones and Windows computers using Android, Java and NodeJS with 2 other students from Georgia Tech.

  • Student Programmer — IBM's ACM Programming Contest — UNC Chapel Hill November 2013 and 2014
    • Worked against time pressure on 8 difficult computer science problems in this contest