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Web Developer Computer Science

Evanston, Illinois, United States
February 24, 2018

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Mengyao Liu

319-***-**** 800 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL 60202


Northwestern University, Evanston

Master of Science in Computer Science – December 2017 - GPA: 3.845/4.0 University of Iowa, Iowa City IA

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics – May 2016 - GPA: 3.42/4.0 Minor in Business Administration

Dean’s List for Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014 and Fall 2015. TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Proficient Programming Languages:

o 3 to 5 years’ experience: Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, Java o 1 to 3 years’ experience: jQuery, AngularJS, React, Vue.js, SASS, LESS, WebGL, PyOpenGL, PHP, Swift

• Experienced in using Xcode, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Unity, MonoDeveloper, MySQLWorkbench, Blender, Microsoft Office, GitHub, Bit Bucket.

• Languages: Chinese, English


Northwestern University, Computer Graphics Research Assistant; Evanston, IL June 2017 – now

• Title of Project: Cutaway Photographs for Museum Collections Using Computed Light Field Macro Lense. Advised by Prof. Jack Tumblin

• Developing a web-based software using WebGL and JavaScript to mark and adjust occlusion areas of any shapes to support the main project.

• Developing an edge self-detecting program using multi-flash imaging technique, programmed in Python.

• Developing a simulator that read and display 3D objects in a 3D perspective view using Python and PyOpenGL to simulate the ideal result of images taken by real cameras. Power4taxes, Senior Web Developer internship; Pataskala, OH May 2015 - August 2015

• Designed and developed website for an art gallery SkylynArt with WordPress, PHP, HTML, and CSS.

• Developed pages with functionalities that include selling art packages and custom art using PHP, and set up connection to PayPal for payment, as well as SPA for custom art price calculation using JavaScript.

• Developed after-payment page with an e-mail containing customer information and product information send to SkylynArt and confirmation e-mail send to the customers. Tippie College of Business, Web Developer; Iowa City, IA October 2014 - May 2015

• Developed and maintaining ColdFusion websites using Dreamweaver.

• Converted ColdFusion webpages into PHP webpages.

• Made application forms with automatic confirmation e-mail and connect to MySQL databases for PHP webpages. RELATED PROJECTS

Movie Trading Information Data Extraction (website in progress) - Spring 2017

• Created a parsing program using Python and regular expression that automates scraping of and compiling the extracted information into an MySQL database with key information.

• Stored and arrange data in MySQL database through Python program and display data using PHP and HTML.

• Displayed data with filtering options such as articles published within a giving date range and whether or not a movie is acquired as well as the ability to download filtered table as a csv file. Personal Finance Tracker App for iPhone Fall 2016

• Used Xcode and Swift to design and develop an iPhone app that tracks a person’s spending and income details.

• Developed user interface using XCode interface builder that works on multiple iPhone screen sizes.

• Developed line charts and pie charts, developed budget usage percentage calculation, developed receipts storing, and tracking payments location history.

• Stored and retrieved data of the application using NSUserDefaults. Premier League Football Predictor website - Winter 2017

• Built user interface using HTML and CSS to achieve a nice and easy user experience.

• Researched potential customer user experience by showing them paper prototype and final website.

• My main contribute are the design and implementation of most tables, design of the carousel, and implementation of pie chart with JavaScript open source Chart.js.

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