Software Engineer, KAYAK.com
Member of a 4-person team of developers that makes the advertising work on Kayak.com. Coordinate daily with the business team to create and maintain software that they use to manage ad campaigns that run on the main and affiliate sites.
Instructor of Computer Science, UMass Boston
September 2007–May 2009
Planned, constructed, and administered all aspects of a semester-long undergraduate course in introductory computer science conducted in Java, including all lectures, assessments, labs, and grades for the course of about twenty students for four semesters.
Skills and Interests
- Programming Languages
- Squash, flatwater kayaking, swimming, data visualization, and New England excursions
AM Systems Biology, Harvard University
MS Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Boston
- Masters Thesis: An Application of Evolutionary Dynamics to Social Dilemmas
- Award: Randall Malbone Memorial Scholarship
- Award: Departmental Award for Outstanding Achievement in Computer Science
Relevant coursework and research: XML and semi-structured documents for web applications, RESTful web services, Java Servlets and Tomcat, artificial intelligence, algorithms, and programming language design.
AB Mathematics, Harvard University
- Award: Certificate of Distinction for Teaching, Math 134: Calculus on Manifolds, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
- Award: David Aloian Memorial Scholarship for unique contributions to residential life, Harvard Alumni Association
- Social chair and co-chair of the Leverett House Committee
Relevant coursework and research: geographic information systems, ESRI ArcView (Harvard GSD), differential geometry and topology, general relativity, real and complex analysis, chaotic dynamical systems, creative technologies for creative learning (MIT Media Lab).
Complex Systems Summer School, Santa Fe Institute
Relevant coursework and research: agent-based modeling and simulation, complex adaptive systems, urban planning, social network analysis and modern graph theory. Lectured on classical and evolutionary game theory.