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Merion Station, PA
February 28, 2020

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Zachary Vaughan

*** ****** **, ****** *******, PA 19066 207-***-****


Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, GPA 3.52/4.0, Graduated with High Distinction WPI Projects

Major Qualifying Project, Oct 2018-May 2019

● Carried out research for an app that teaches people with intellectual disabilities how to recognize, report, and respond to abuse

● Synthesized information from research papers on domestic violence and best practises for communicating with people with intellectual disabilities

● Mapped information in graph form to determine how abuse can be prevented using current technology Interactive Qualifying Project, Aug-Dec 2017

● Measured levels of pollution in Hangzhou, China’s public parks

● Administered surveys determining the public’s opinion of Hangzhou’s parks

● Worked as the lead editor on our 70-page final paper Software Engineering Project, Oct-Dec 2016

● Developed an application for giving directions within Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Boston)

● Acted as the team’s “product owner” in the Scrum methodology

● Managed our team’s Trello board and prioritized tasks to ensure completion

● Used Material Design to make the application’s UI Music Minor Capstone Project, Mar-May 2019

● Designed and created an electric guitar which adds effects to its signal when patches of conductive paint on the pickguard are touched

● Used an Arduino Uno to handle the processing of sound signals

● Quickly learn electrical engineering skills in order to build components such as a digital-audio converter Humanities Inquiry Seminar, Jan-Mar 2019

● Created a “process composition” inspired by composers like Steve Reich and Terry Riley Skills

Android, C, C++, CSS, HTML, Java, JavaScript, MySQL, Python, Unix & Linux, Microsoft Office Work Experience

Customer Service and Food Prep, Bill’s Pizza, Jun-Aug 2016, 2017, 2018

● Prepared food, cleaned, and interacted with customers Activities

● Tech Director, WPI Radio Club, Jan 2018-present

● Music Director, WPI Radio Club, Jan 2017-Jan 2018

● Member, WPI Radio Club, Aug 2015-Jan 2017

● First Alto, Jazz Band, Cape Elizabeth High School, September 2011-June 2015

● Created and released several avant-garde music projects, many of which are collaborations with musicians living in various parts of the world, and have been featured on music blogs such as TinyMixTapes, Hollywood Metal, and Noise Not Music

● Organized a reading group which is engaged in a close reading of Martin Heidegger’s Being and Time

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