Experience

This page contains my academia and industry related experience

2023

Cornell University, Department of Computer Science | Spring 2023
Teaching Assistant for CS4414 - Systems Programming | Ithaca, NY

  • About the course: A mix of computer architecture, operating systems and programming abstractions, with emphasis on how to efficiently combine programs to achieve \(\sim\)complex objectives, with guarantees of correctness. Aimed at senior undergraduate computer science students. Taught in C++/Linux.

2022

Cornell University, College of Engineering | 2022
Teaching Assistant for ENMGT5900/CEE6910 - Project Management/Leadership | Ithaca, NY

  • About the course: Senior engineering undergraduate students and graduate engineering management students learn about the “technical” tools of project management (e.g., methods for planning, scheduling, and control) and the “human” side (e.g., forming a project team, managing performance, resolving conflicts). 2022 Spring: 185 students; 2022 Fall: 213 students.

  • Fostered learning of course material through in-person and virtual discussions, email responses, and participation in an online forum

  • Managed a team of 7 graders in terms of handling grading disputes, exam allocation and status tracking for over 200 students, and ensured quick assignment turnaround times for students

2021

ParallelChain Lab | Summer 2021
(Returning) Software Engineer Intern | Hong Kong SAR

  • Implemented a multi-biometric authentication flow consisting of facial, voice, and palm recognition during user registration on iOS with React Native for ParallelWallet, a crypto wallet app based on ParallelChain, the company’s public plus private blockchain

  • Added inactivity detection to ParallelWallet to automatically sign the user out after a period of inactivity

Syracuse University (Prof. Reza Zafarani) | June 2021 - July 2021 & September 2020 - February 2021
Undergraduate Research Assistant | Syracuse, NY

  • Built a program to scrape several online databases like IEEE Xplore, ACM, and Springer and store relevant results related to fake news and misinformation from a select list of journals and conferences

  • Compiled the CCF, Core, and Qualis rankings, and publisher names of over 250 journals and conferences selected by our research group for information retrieval in the future

Syracuse University | Spring 2021, Spring 2020, and Fall 2019
Academic Excellence Workshop (AEW) Facilitator | Syracuse, NY

  • Planned and executed biweekly lectures in a one-credit workshop for a select group of undergraduates to promote mastery of concepts in Calculus 1 and Precalculus

  • Held weekly office hours for students to provide additional, one on one assistance with Calculus problems

2020

Syracuse University (Prof. Shiu-Kai Chin) | Fall 2020
Undergraduate Research Assistant | Syracuse, NY

  • Devised a set of tutorials and examples based on STPA (System-Theoretic Process Analysis): a novel approach to hazard analysis based on the STAMP (Systems-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes) causality model developed by Prof. Nancy Leveson at MIT

  • Generated the substance of a new course offering senior undergraduate and new graduate students the ability to use STPA to analyze systems

ParallelChain Lab | Summer 2020
Software Engineer Intern | Hong Kong SAR

  • Built an asset tokenization platform, incorporating REST APIs and biometric authentication, compiled natively on the iOS and Android platforms from a single codebase using the Flutter SDK

  • Documented existing RESTful APIs detailing parameters, data types, authentication, status, and providing example curl commands to the command line through extensive testing

  • Developed concurrent benchmark programs in Go to compare the performance between the open-source Aerospike and our proprietary database management system in terms of transactions per second by storing key-value pairs generated by the same script

  • Created and executed scripts along with conducting manual tests to uncover and identify bugs present on both front-end and back-end

2019

Deloitte Consultancy Apprenticeship Program | March 2019
Apprentice | Syracuse, NY

  • Engaged in a 2-day program with a team to develop unique solutions, involving artificial intelligence and machine learning, to real-world business problems in Deloitte’s simulated case study experience cultivating strong teamwork, problem-solving and leadership skills

2017

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Newcil | September 2016 - March 2017
Founder | Bangkok, Thailand

  • Founded a social entrepreneurial venture to fund new school supplies such as stationary and notebooks with profits for a Thai children’s welfare institution

  • Partnered with a factory from Shenzhen, China, to manufacture and ship custom-designed pencils made of recycled newspapers at cost

  • Awarded funding from the ISB PTA board by winning the first school-hosted “Shark Tank” event consisting of several oral presentations in front of the committee