Ashwin Srinivasan

Carnegie Mellon University
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© Copyright 2019 | Made in Pittsburgh, PA

Education

Studying computer science at Carnegie Mellon University. My cumulative QPA is 3.56 with expected graduation in May 2022. Relevant coursework:

  • 15-251 Great Ideas in Theoretical Computer Science
  • 15-150 Functional Programming
  • 15-151 Math Foundations of Computer Science
  • 15-122 Principles of Imperative Computation
Skills

Programming languages:

  • Javascript/Node.js – 7 years
  • Python – 7 years
  • Java – 5 years
  • C – 3 years
  • Swift – 1 year

Proficient in Git, Bash, and Linux. I have worked with web development technologies such as Express, Django, React, and Bootstrap. Experience with databases including MongoDB, Redis, and PostgreSQL.

Projects
Assure: Connecting needs    
February 2019 | TartanHacks

Implemented Node.js + MongoDB + React service to make local donations more accessible and secure.

CMULab: Secure check-in and scoring    
January 2019 — Present

Developing Node.js + MongoDB web service for teachers to score class activities. Adopted by 15-122 at CMU.

Flow: Real-time water consumption tracker    
September 2018 | HackCMU

Created Node.js + Redis backend to limit and predict water usage with machine learning algorithm.

2nd place for Riot Games sponsor prize

Machine Learning Analysis of Judicial Records
July — August 2017 | PA Governor's School

Used SciKit-Learn library and Python web scraper to collect 12 million case records and extract patterns. Created decision tree and clustering algorithm to predict future case outcomes with 81.4% test accuracy.

AwesomeBot  
October 2015 — January 2017

Built multi-purpose Node.js bot for managing and entertaining over 10,000 online communities.

ImgCap: Automated image captioning
September 2015 — March 2016

A computer vision system to generate image captions to aid blind users. Written in Java + OpenCV library.

1st place at PA Junior Academy of Science

2nd place in math/CS at Pittsburgh Regional Science Fair

Experience
Software Engineering Intern
Broadcom Corporation
May 2019 — Present
Research Intern
CUPS Lab, Carnegie Mellon University
June 2014 — June 2015

Designed and developed PrivacyTracker, a privacy plugin to increase user awareness of online tracking.

1st place at PA Junior Academy of Science

3rd place in math/CS at Pittsburgh Regional Science Fair

Activities
Plaid Umbrella Project  
Technical & Software Lead
September 2018 — Present

Developing organization website and Node.js + MongoDB backend for umbrella dispenser network. Coordinating with mechanical and electrical engineering teams.

The Tartan  
Science & Technology Editor
September 2018 — Present

Writing and editing articles, designing weekly paper layout.

ScottyLabs  
September 2018 — Present

Gave React talk at Web Dev Weekend 2018. Overhauled Python API to make printing accessible on-campus.