software engineering intern

User Feedback | Google, Mountain View, CA | June 2014 - September 2013
  • Worked with AngularJS, Google Apps Framework, Protocol Buffers and Big Table
  • Created a collective homepage for accessing various applications inside Google's User Feedback platform
  • Overall homepage remember user preferences and implements a favoriting system

head teaching assistant for introductory computer science courses

CSE 142 & CSE 154 | University of Washington, Seattle, WA | September 2012 - June 2014
  • Managed web server and message boards
  • Cleaned up and helped to revise assignments and solutions
  • Organized lab sessions
  • Worked closely with the professors to guide courses
  • Mediate between teaching assistants and professor
  • Helped to update grading critera and good style practices

research assistant

Crisis Curation for Disaster Volunteers | University of Washington, Seattle, WA | January 2013 - June 2013
  • Worked with Kate Starbird to build a web app to help online disaster volunteers to collect and classify informatation from sources such as Twitter
  • Created and managed the front end for web app using AngularJS, MongoDB, and Python that streamed tweets from Twitter
  • Implemented a tweet categorization system where users could pause/unpause the sream of tweets to create and tag tweets into labels and categories

research assistant

Crowdsourcing Taxonomy Creation | University of Washington, Seattle, WA | January 2014 - June 2014
  • Worked with Lydia Chilton on adding features to an existing web app that used mechanical turk that built up a classification heirarchy for various topics
  • Restructured existing web app code
  • Improved and created user interface for website used to gather classification information
  • Implemented system wide chat client
  • Worked with node.js

teaching assistant for introductory computer science courses

CSE 142 & CSE 154 | University of Washington, Seattle, WA | September 2011 - August 2012
  • Hold office hours each week
  • Lead discussion sections with roughly 25 students for an hour each week
  • Grade weekly assignments, midterm and final
  • Facillitate the learning of core course concepts

research assistant

Smart Grid Security | University of Washington, Seattle, WA | December 2010 - June 2011
  • Worked with Neal Koblitz on early stages of research on security threats posed to the smart grid system being implemented in Seattle
  • Conducted interviews with Seattle City Lights, and other smart grid experts in the area
  • Displayed results via poster in annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Washington




testing frameworks

community involvment


University of Washington | September 2010 - August 2014 | 3.75
Bachelor of Science - Computer Science (3.73)
Bachelor of Science - Informatics (3.78)
Bachelor of Science - Human Computer Design and Engineering (3.91)
Minor in Mathematics (3.4)

Peninsula College | August 2008 - June 2010 | 3.75
Associates of Science
Computer Applications Technology Certificate