Passionate about nature, sunsets, and building things that make life simpler.
Software Engineer at Khan Academy working on Khanmigo
UC Irvine, Class of 2022, B.S. Computer Science
San Diego, California
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iOS app to quickly and easily share your contact information with a QR Code
100,000+ downloads from 50+ countriesView Project
A course exploration and scheduling planning tool for UC Irvine students
53,000 users and 300,000 page visits
A 10 week crash course on web development for UCI students
135 students have completed the course
A Slackbot that pairs people in a given channel to meet up for a one-on-one
Over 500 new connections madeView Code
Simple website that adds a frame to an image
Free API for UC Irvine data such as courses, grade distributions, and more
Over 1 million requests per month from 50 different student projects
A Slackbot to track my dorm's student staff work scheduleView Code
A website consisting of some of my best sunset pictures!
A website that allows students in Pattis's ICS 33 class to view their grades online
5,000 users over 4 years
Web interface to control and send messages as a custom Slack app
September 2021 - Present
Commit the Change is an organization at UC Irvine that delivers high quality software for non-profit organizations while providing meaningful opportunities for students to develop tech with purpose.
As Co-President, I help grow the club to 150 members who worked across 4 NPO projects and 8 additional social good projects.
May 2021 - August 2021
Worked on Alexa's emergency services capabilities.
Created a side channel notification system to alert emergency service providers when a customer uses Alexa to call for help. This systems serves as a critical redundancy in a scenario where the main call fails to reach the provider.
January 2021 - April 2021
Outlined and began to implement a plan to port Khan Academy's existing Computer Science content from a Python monolithic server to a Go microservice.
September 2020 - Present
Plan and organize HackUCI, the largest collegiate hackathon in Orange County with over 600 attendees. Facilitate weekly workshops and "HackNights" to help UCI students improve their software development skills.
June 2020 - September 2020
Backend developer working with Python, Go, and GraphQL. Collaborated with Senior Engineers to convert the monolithic backend to a more efficient ecosystem of microservices. Implemented an index for retrieving content, reducing the number of instances needed by 350%.
September 2019 - June 2020
June 2019 - September 2019
April 2019 - Present
Lead groups on kayak and paddle board adventures, while providing them with a fun and safe experience.
March 2019 - Present
Teach a weekly course on the fundamentals of iOS Development to over 30 UC Irvine students. Create class material and provide one-on-one guidance for students during office hours. Class topics include: TableViews, CollectionViews, Segues, APIs calls, AutoLayout (constraints), Frameworks (i.e. WebKit, MapKit, ARKit), and using CocoaPods for iOS Libraries
May 2018 - August 2018
Backend developer working with C#, ASP.NET Core, SQL Databases, and Microsoft Azure. Created the backend for promotional codes and referrals on the Koder Platform. Implemented email, push, and feed notifications with Koder's iOS app. Worked on additional API endpoints and Azure Functions.
Koder is a future-of-work platform that connects companies with teams of crowdsourced developers to deliver results. Through the Koder service, anyone can get an elite team of engineers to build their next idea.
March 2018 - Present
Mentor middle school students while teaching them how to develop an Android game application. Teach students computer science concepts and introduce them to possible careers in STEM.
2017 - 2022