University of Southern California
Masters in Computer Science
Los Angeles, CA
August 2015
GPA: 3.5
  • Machine Learning
  • Probabilistic Graphical Models
  • Advanced Analysis of Algorithms
Harvey Mudd College
Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Claremont, CA
May 2013
GPA: 3.7
  • Dean's List: Spring 2010 - Spring 2013
  • Tau Beta Pi: Engineering Honor Society
  • Rank 5/78 in Engineering
  • Norin Memorial Scholarship Recipient for Communications Engineering and Related Fields (SP 2012)
  • Differential Equations
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Linear Algrbra
  • Special Relativity
  • Elecromagnetism
  • Continuum Mechanics
  • Control Systems
  • Microprocessor Design
  • Communication Systems
  • Numerical Methods
USC Robotic Embedded Systems Lab
PhD Candidate
Los Angeles, CA
Fall 2013 - Summer 2015
  • Smoothing and Mapping (SAM) simulations with heterogeneous multi-robot teams.
  • Probabilistic graphical model for robotic interactive object recognition.
  • Deep learning library and tools for experimenting with nerual networks.
UC Davis Center for Neuroscience
Davis, CA
Summer 2011
  • Wrote MATLAB scripts using EEGLab toolbox for analyzing inter-cranial brain signals from rats and humans.
Software Developer
San Francisco, CA
August 2015 - Present
Avionics Intern
Hawthorne, CA
Summer 2013
  • Designed pan-tilt control system for a custom laser scanning infrared range finder (LiDAR).
  • Designed calibration and simulation rigs in CAD along with engineering drawings for machining and prototyped with 3D printing.
Aura Labs
Software Developer and Bio-signal Analyst
Tustin, CA
Summer 2012
  • Developed an iPhone App involving Bluetooth communication and GPS tracking.
  • Used frequency domain tools for heart beat detection from an infrared sensor.
San Francisco, CA
Summer 2015
Fair Oaks, CA
Summer 2008
  • Built an electric truck using the body, chassis and manual transmission of a 1999 S-10 with a blown engine.
  • Installed power brakes, power steering, welded battery trays, designed 12V and 120V circuits.
High Power Rockets
Harvey Mudd College, CA
Fall 2010
  • Built and flew high-powered rockets (I-motors) with custom sensor payload.
  • Designed and built a protoboard with a data-logger, 3-directional gyroscopes, and 3-directional accelerometers.
  • Developed a 6 DOF model in MATLAB for determining the rocket’s 3D position and orientation throughout flight.
December 2014
  • Designed and built a Cordova iPhone app with Meteor.
  • Displays the dining hall menus for the Claremont Colleges.
February 2014
  • Implemented RSA encrytion with Python.
  • Created a demo that explains how RSA works.
Fall 2013
  • An algorithm for authenticating users based on their typing rhythm.
January 2015
  • Built a guitar tuner in your browser using the the Web Audio API.
October 2013
  • Build a reactive Force Layout visualization with Meteor.
  • Downloaded and visualized my facebook social graph.
Spring 2011
  • Built an eye tracker using OpenCV.
MIPS Multicycle Processor Implementation
Spring 2011
  • Implemented a MIPS 8-bit processor in System Verilog on an FPGA.
  • JavaScript (React, Redux, Webpack, Babel, Meteor, Node, d3, Coffeescript, FlowType)
  • Python (Theano, Numpy, iPython, TensorFlow)
  • C (Arduino)
  • C++ (OpenCV)
  • Clojure (Overtone, ClojureScript)
  • CAD (OpenSCAD, NX 7.5)
  • iOS (Objective-C, Swift, React Native)
  • Prolog
  • System Verilog
  • 3D Printing
  • Machine Shop