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Work Experience

GoDaddy (2013-)

Locu (2011-2013)

  • Designed and implemented machine learning algorithms for extracting semantic information from unstructured web content
  • Created auto-scaling compute and storage infrastructure
  • First non-founder employee of start-up

Google (2010)

  • Added support for self-modifying code to Native Client in Chrome (PLDI Paper)
  • Ported the V8 JIT compiler to run inside of Native Client

Reveal Imaging Technologies (2009)

  • Optimized algorithms for estimating object mass from multi-view X-ray data

Advanced Micro Devices (2007)

  • Designed and implemented HLSL compiler for ATI graphics cards

Reveal Imaging Technologies (2005-2007)

  • Designed and implemented distributed system for testing explosive detection algorithms
  • Parallelized computer tomography reconstruction algorithms using a multi-node/multi-processor system

Bluefin Robotics (2004)

  • Automated the install process of Debian GNU/Linux and navigation/control software on autonomous underwater vehicles

Children’s Hospital Boston (2001-2003)

  • Web based software to monitor referring physicians

Corporate Communications (1998-2001)

  • Web development in PHP/SQL

Academic Experience

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2007-2009: MS; 2009-2014: PhD)

  • Teaching Assistant: 6.035 Computer Language Engineering (Fall 2010)
  • Research Assistant (2007-2013)

Northeastern University (2002-2007: BS)

  • Tutor: Fundamentals of Computer Science course (Fall 2003)