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University of Pennsylvania - School of Engineering and Applied Science [Philadelphia, PA]
Master of Science in Engineering (January 2010 – May 2012)

Concentration: Computer Graphics and Game Technology

Cumulative GPA: 3.87/4.00

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (September 2007 – May 2011)

Major: Computer Science

Minors: Mathematics, Classical Studies

Cumulative GPA: 3.69/4.00 - Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Dean’s List: 2008-2009, 2010-2011

  • Newman Center (Treasurer, Social Chair)
  • Club Squash Team
  • Admissions Ambassador
  • SIGGRAPH Student Chapter


Relevant Coursework

Computer Graphics: Game Design, Game Development, Computer Graphics, Physically Based Animation, 3D Modeling, Computer Animation, Digital Design, Digital Media, Artificial Intelligence, Linear Algebra, Calculus

Computer Science: Programming, Databases, Operating Systems, Hardware, Algorithms, Automata, Probability, Discrete Math


Work Experience 

 US Army Aberdeen Test Center [Aberdeen, MD]
Computer Scientist (July 2012 – Present)
  • Designed, programmed, and maintained 2D and 3D applications to visualize data collected in Army vehicle and weapon tests
  • Worked extensively with Unity to implement: data file parsers, animated UI and menu system, internal clock and animation playback controls, dynamic scene creation, saved player preferences, streaming asset bundles from remote file server, integration with external JavaScript charting library
  • Developed user experience and HTML5 front end for internal Test Portal with SharePoint, AngularJS, Pure and Bootstrap
  • Built Publisher/Subscriber messaging web service system with ActiveMQ, Mongo backend and JSP web client


University of Pennsylvania [Philadelphia, PA]
Graphics Course Grader (January – December 2011)
  • Reviewed and graded complex assignments for introductory and advanced computer graphics courses
  • Monitored message boards, answered questions, and held office hours in order to help students complete sophisticated programming tasks such as a raytracer, volumetric renderer, keyframe animator, and 3D modeling tool


Electronic Arts Tiburon Studio [Orlando, FL]
Software Engineering Intern (May – August 2010)
  • Created a data matching application and associated APIs to reconcile game error reports and telemetry log data
  • Demanded comprehension of the game reporting pipeline and identification of the game teams’ use cases
  • Constructed an animated GUI using C# along with Windows WPF and XBAP formats, as well as an XML file parser


Goldman Sachs [New York, NY]
Technology Summer Analyst (June – August 2009) 
  • Planned, built, and enhanced a trade history search program, resulting in 1100% speed increase while using 25% of memory
  • Wrote an API to generate user-specific SQL queries to a relational database, and designed C# GUI for interactive access
  • Required mastery of the firm’s proprietary scripting language and GUI framework, as well as understanding the business


Quadriserv, Inc. [New York, NY]
Software Engineering Intern (June – August 2008)
  • Coded a generator to create organized packages of test files for automatic creation of trades in the unique online exchange
  • Utilized the exchange API to write and execute programs that automatically perform complex marketplace functions


Technical Skills 

Programming Languages: C#, C++, Python, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MEL, MATLAB, SQL, XML, JSP, C, JSON

Libraries: OpenGL, Qt, GLUT, FLTK, Bootstrap, Pure, AngularJS, NodeJS, HighCharts, HighStock, ActiveMQ

Software: Unity, Autodesk Maya, Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, MonoDevelop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft SharePoint, Autodesk MotionBuilder, TortoiseSVN, Mercurial, MongoDB, Perforce P4V, Oracle, Aqua Data Studio


Awards, Certificates, and Honors

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); CCNA Security (Certified February 2013)
  • US Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service (Awarded July 2011)
  • Eta Kappa Nu, Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society (Joined March 2011)
  • Department of Defense SMART Scholarship (Awarded April 2010)
  • Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout (Awarded May 2005)