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Assistant Developer

Location:
Sunnyvale, CA
Posted:
September 29, 2020

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Karthik Balakrishnan

www.github.com/beekarthik

adgiga@r.postjobfree.com 669-***-****

EDUCATION

UC BERKELEY

BA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

BA IN PURE MATHEMATICS

MINOR IN CREATIVE WRITING

Grad. May 2023 Berkeley, CA

Cum. GPA: 3.82 / 4.0

FREMONT HIGH SCHOOL

Grad. June 2019 Sunnyvale, CA

LINKS

Github: beekarthik

COURSEWORK

CS61b - Data Structures

CS61c - Machine Structures

CS70 - Discrete Mathematics and

Probability

Data 100 - Principles and Techniques of

Data Science

Math 110 - Linear Algebra

Math 113 - Abstract Algebra

EE 16a - Intro to Circuits

SKILLS

LANGUAGES

Python • Java • Swift

C++ • C • HTML/CSS •

SQL

FRAMEWORKS/TOOLS

Fluent:

pandas • NumPy/SciPy • React

Native • Bootstrap • Flask • Django

Node.js • MongoDB • SQLite

Google Cloud Services• Git

SolidWorks • Tableau • LaTeX

Familiar:

Unity 3D • Firebase • Autodesk Maya

EXPERIENCE

CAL COVID-19 RESEARCH RESEARCHER/MODEL DEVELOPER March 2020 - April 2020

• Worked with professor Eric Friedman to create models for the spread of COVID-19 and simulate different prevention policies in the hopes of creating policy proposals regarding the curbing of outbreak

• Specifically looked at nursing home care strategies and COVID-19 spread among the elderly.

• Used NetworkX and Numba to create high speed Python models that take into consideration different prevention policies such as social distancing, contact tracing, and pool testing.

• Project can be found at https://github.com/calcovidresearch/ ART OF PROBLEM SOLVING TEACHING ASSISTANT/ GRADER May 2020 - Present

• Work as a teaching assistant in multiple AoPS classes, helping students from elementary to high school.

• Give detailed feedback on proofs for homework problems from Prealgebra to Calculus classes.

XR @ BERKELEY GAME DEVELOPER

December 2019 – Present Berkeley, CA

• Built a Pokemon-style VR game where players give voice commands to an in-game battle pet to attack enemy monster using Unity, Maya, and Google Cloud Voice Recognition

• Currently working on project to simulating animal swarming/flocking in Augmented Reality with the end goal being able to simulate butterfly and starling swarm dynamics.

PROJECTS

SWARM

https://github.com/beekarthik/swarm

• Built a Javascript model of animal ”flocking” behavior based off of some papers I read on swarm/flock dynamics. End goal is to implement this into augmented reality using Google ARCore with my friends in XR@Berkeley. DAY-TRADER.PY

https://github.com/beekarthik/day-trader

• Built a fully functional paper trading workstation using the Yahoo Finance API and a web scraper. Current version supports the paper trading of short, long, and option positions, using real time data and a Fourier Series Decomposition tool to analyze stock trends. More tools to come.

JOURNALBOT

https://github.com/beekarthik/JournalBot

• Built a web application using Flask, Bootstrap, and SQLite that serves as a

”smart” journal. Users can create an account and make journal entries and JournalBot analyzes the entries using Google Cloud’s NLP API to deliver analytics on the user’s mood.



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