86 Plymouth St #2
Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone: (617) 229-7724
- US Citizen
- Google, Inc (New York, NY)
- Summer 2011—Present - Site Reliability Engineer, working on Google Flight Search.
- Summer 2006 - Internship as Software Engineer in Test. Developed test software for Google Book Search.
- MIT (Cambridge, MA)
- Fall 2010 - Teaching Assistant, 6.004 - Computation Structures
- May 2007—June 2010 - Residential Computing Consultant, MIT Information Services & Technology.
- June 2009—August 2009 - Undergraduate Researcher, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
- December 2006—June 2010 - Teaching Assistant, New Media Center.
- LiquidPixels (Bedford, MA)
- Summer 2008, 2010 - Software Engineer. Developed and maintained dynamic imaging framework and hosted service.
- Akamai Technologies (Cambridge, MA)
- Summer 2007 - Internship in Distributed Data Collection. Developed software for log processing and billing system.
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. BS received in June 2010 in VI-II, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. On leave from MEng program, concentrating in Systems.
- High School: Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA. Graduated June 2006. U.S. Presidential Scholar, Rensselaer Medalist, National Merit Finalist.
- Research Science Institute (RSI) Summer 2005 - 6-week program for high school students held at MIT. Performed research on JCilk, a programming language for parallel processing, under the mentorship of Prof. Charles Leiserson, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
- Executive Committee Member – Student Information Processing Board (SIPB), student computing group at MIT.
- Chief of Information Technology – 2010 – MIT Undergraduate Association, the
student government of MIT. I was responsible for maintaining the UA's
website and servers, as well as advocate on behalf of students for
IT-related policy changes at MIT.
- Technology Director – The Tech, MIT's student
newspaper and the first newspaper on the web. I am responsible for
maintaining The Tech's website, servers, and 21 workstations.
- I teach a two-week class entitled “Programming in Perl” during MIT's annual Independent Activities Period (IAP), 2007-2011.
- I presented SIPB cluedumps entitled “Technical Overview of scripts.mit.edu” in October 2007 and 2008 (with Anders Kaseorg and Geoffrey Thomas).
- "YouTomb—a Free Culture Hack", presented at the Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) conference, July 20, 2008, New York, NY (with Oliver Day, Dean Jansen, and Christina Xu).
Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Fedora Linux, Mac OS X, various embedded operating systems.
- I was the team leader of scripts.mit.edu from 2007-2010, the only dynamic web hosting system for general use at MIT. scripts.mit.edu currently has ~2500 registered "content providers" (individuals and organizations).
- I administer several other SIPB services, including a virtual machine hosting service and a Voice over IP application hosting service.
- I maintain the Library Access to Music Project, a SIPB/MIT iCampus project to exploit the "analog hole" to deliver music to dorm residents.
Projects I Have Worked on
- I developed the DHCP and VNC servers for Invirt, a virtual machine hosting
system that SIPB built for the MIT community. (Python, Perl, Java)
- I wrote the software for theremin modules developed by Dropout Design, LLC to
produce theremin-like sounds. (C)
- I developed the hardware and software for a digitally-controlled
waterfall that can display images and text. (PIC-C, Python)
- Governor – Tech Model Railroad Club (TMRC). MIT's
TMRC is widely regarded as the birthplace of "hacking" culture, as
described in Steven Levy's book Hackers, Heroes of the
- Music and Theater – Asst. Technical Director for the
Musical Theater Guild (MTG)'s
Fall 2006 production, Children of Eden. Member of the Board, MTG. Member, Techiya a cappella group,
- Radio – I am a licensed
amateur radio operator (Amateur Extra class; call sign AB1IZ). I have been
actively involved in my high school's Low Power FM radio station
(WRLA 89.3FM Groton, MA) as its Station Manager.
- FIRST robotics (2004-2006). I was the lead for both
the programming and electronics teams. The FIRST microcontroller is an
embedded PIC microcontroller programmed in C.