Joshua (Chia Chun) Lu
US Citizen 949-***-**** email@example.com LinkedIn - joshlu98 Github - jashlu
University of California Irvine Irvine, CA
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Sept 2016 – June 2020
Kronos Irvine, CA
Full Stack Developer Intern June 2019 – Sept 2019
●Improved performance of the Contact Manager module by eliminating outdated contact types and updating appropriate Contact modules involved in the message delivery functionality.
●Refactored Microsoft SQL Server database by developing schema changes in parallel with the modifications made on the architecture of the Contact Manager module.
●Modernized product testing procedure by migrating thousands of test plans to a new QA management platform (Jira).
●Recognized for customer first approach by pinpointing potential scalability limitation of the front end design for a global customer base due to conflicting communications and language standards.
Magikid Robotics Irvine Lab Irvine, CA
Academic Instructor July 2018 – June 2019
●Instilled the fundamentals of programming and robotics in over 50 elementary to middle school-aged students by incorporating easy to grasp concepts through commercial products including Scratch by IBM, Lego and Vex.
●Advisory role for Magikid teams assembled to compete in international robotics competitions. Team accolades include 2nd place @ 2019 CREATE U.S. Open, 2nd Place @ Division Finals of VEX World Championship and 1st Place ranking out of all US-based teams.
●Collaborated on a web-based marketplace for users to browse and purchase movies from a pre-existing movie catalogue.
●Designed and built RESTful backend infrastructure from scratch with Amazon Web Services (AWS EC2).
●Built an accompanying Android app that provided users additional mobile access to the movie catalogue.
Minecraft Maze Runner [Python, XML] March 2020
●Developed and trained an agent that solved pre-generated obstacle courses in the Minecraft environment.
●Trained agent to guide the Minecraft user along the most efficient route to solve mazes of varying difficulty.
●Applied strategies involved in q-learning and fine-tuned hyper parameters to optimize the performance of the agent.
Spotify Mood Generator [Python] July 2020
●Created an application that can predict a user's mood based on the user's Spotify listening history.
●Introduced clustering algorithms and dimensionality reduction techniques to categorize songs based on song data and analysis provided by Spotify APIs.
@st0ck_bot Twitter Bot [Python] May 2020
●Created a Twitter bot that scrapes Yahoo! Finance web pages to deliver daily updates on the major market indices.
●Attached a gif enabled by Giphy API to each tweet to display sentiment analysis of that day's market performance.
Frameworks/Technologies: React JSON AJAX REST Android Node.js Amazon AWS Google Cloud Platform
Relevant Coursework: Data Structures Design & Analysis of Algorithms Probability & Statistics Computer
Networks & Security Data Management Machine & Data Mining Information Retrieval Operating Systems
HKU_08x: Introduction to FinTech - HKU & EDx
Responsive Web Design Developer Certification - FreeCodeCamp