Honors & Awards

BA in Computer Science

May 2012

Cum Laude with Departmental Honors

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

  • DeSieno Prize for Excellence in Computer Science Spring 2012
  • Pi Mu Epsilon Member Spring 2012
  • Skidmore College Peer Mentor Fall 2011
  • Skidmore College Photography Club, Vice President 2011 - 2012
  • Dean's List Honors 2009 - 2012
  • Dean's List Highest Honors Fall 2008
  • First Year Experience in London Fall 2008

Employment Experience, Java Programmer

June 2013 to Present

Jan. 2010 to May 2012

Created an augmented reality experience for the college with goal of exploring technology for academics. Evaluated software for use in GIS Center. Involved in set up of Skidmore’s GeoServer, and responsible for its use.

Physician’s Computer Company, Squish Implementation Intern

Summer 2011

Implemented regression testing tool for PCC’s Electronic Health Record product. Worked from series of manual tests to create suite of test scripts in Python. Performed functional testing of new features for two releases.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Information Systems Technology Intern

Summer 2009, 2010

Assisted with project management for payment processing and marketing data feeds. Worked with several departments and contractors to facilitate understanding of different systems and interdependencies. Managed User Acceptance Testing of corporate webpages (2010). Aided in production of new consumer website. Utilized CMS to propagate content, designed standard operating procedures, and assisted with User Acceptance Testing of website (2009).

Project Experience

Researched, wrote, and presented Senior Thesis project detailing various techniques of steganography. With a focus on least significant bit embeddings in images, developed understanding of various techniques for implementing and detecting steganography. Wrote a simple steganographic algorithm which resisted attacks from several freely-available tools. Awarded Departmental Honors.

Pente Artificial Intelligence Players

Spring 2012

Wrote Java classes and interfaces to implement Pente. Implemented a heuristic, an αβ player, a reinforcement learner, and a GUI for users. Presented results.

COMPMOP Instruction Set Architecture & Processor

Fall 2011

Designed custom 10-bit Instruction Set Architecture to solve two discrete problems minimizing dynamic instruction count. Developed custom hardware operations, emulated processor with Python script, and simulated CPU in Verilog using Xilinx.

Skearch Search Engine Project, Index Builder

Spring 2011

Worked on team to create search engine using original design for Google using Stanford research paper. Responsible for Index Builder which creates searchable indices from HTML content. Wrote code to map words and pivot indices. Deployed Index Builder to Amazon Web Services to a cluster of eight machines.

Studies & Knowledge Base



  • Advanced Architecture
  • Algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Organization
  • Distributed Systems
  • Graph Theory
  • Numerical Algorithms
  • Programming Languages
  • Software Design
  • Theory of Computation
  • Java
  • Python
  • Objective-C
  • C


  • Amazon Web Services
  • OS X, Windows, Linux
  • MS Office, iWork, OpenOffice, LibreOffice
  • Basic Web Design and Content Management; WordPress, SiteCore