MSE in Computer Science and Engineering,

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

BSE in Computer Engineering ,

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI                       Summa Cum Laude


novaQuant, Vector CANtech – Redwood City, CA

Independent Contractor                                           Jan. 2007 – current

  • Collaboratively developed a library of custom on-line survey question templates using HTML, Perl, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Designed/Coded styles for commercial websites, marketing emails and CMS systems including LifeRay/WordPress/Plone
  • Developed an automatically generated AJAX-driven application for filtering and sorting survey verbatim responses using PHP, MySQL, YUI (JavaScript and CSS)
  • Designed/Implemented a project tracking database for Ford Motor Company

Vector CANtech, Inc. – Novi, MI

Project Engineer                                                                       Feb. 2002 – Aug. 2006

  • Took commercial application through full lifecycle: requirements gathering to development to launch to customer and internal support on an international team
  • Designed/Implemented Windows user interface using C++, MFC, Stingray Studio
  • Practical experience working from a quality process (CMM)
  • Redesigned/improved project tracking software working directly with management
  • Managed in-house development of a time and effort tracking tool
  • Instructed and supported customers on GMLAN and FNOS in embedded applications

University of Michigan, EECS Department – Ann Arbor, MI

Graduate Research Assistant – HICE, GSI                       Sept. 2000 – Dec. 2001

  • Researched interface/methods for students to share and critique work
  • Designed interactive software for K-12 students using XML, Java, and JavaScript
  • Taught two embedded systems lab sections

COMPUTER SKILLS: JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, YUI, jQuery, XHTML, PHP, MySQL, Perl, Eclipse, Adobe Photoshop/Fireworks/Dreamweaver, C/C++, CVS, MS Visual Studio, MS SourceSafe, MS Office, SPSS, Sawtooth SSI, WinCross

Familiar with: CMS systems (in order of expertise): WordPress, Plone, LifeRay, Drupal

OPERATING SYSTEMS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, UNIX/Linux

FOREIGN LANGUAGES German (intermediate)

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