Charith Mendis, Alex Renda, Saman Amarasinghe, Michael Carbin. ICML, 2019.
- Ph.D. student in EECS at MIT
- Working with Michael Carbin.
- B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Linguistics, Cornell University, May 2018
- Summer 2018: Software Engineering Intern @ Two Sigma
- Member of the Social and Collaboration Tools team
- Worked on improvements for internal search, including gathering better logs, analyzing those logs to find deep patterns and trends in how people use search, delivering reports about topics users have trouble finding, and implementing both architectural and user-facing changes to improve the search experience
- Summer 2017: Software Engineering Intern @ Two Sigma
- Member of the Quantitative Platform Engineering team
- Used Apache Spark to generate analytics of time-series data, working to improve estimation of option marketplace parameters, and automatically generating periodic reports for improved market understanding
- Created a production-ready data preprocessing and ingestion pipeline, using Java, Scala, Bash, Python, and SQL
- Summer 2016: Software Engineering Intern @ Facebook
- Member of the Android Friend Sharing team
- Created new public-facing features for Facebook’s Android apps, including work on both Facebook and Messenger
- Refactored existing code to be more modular, accessible, and sustainable for future development
- Discovered and corrected issues in Facebook’s backend related to my app work
- Worked collaboratively with a fellow intern on a significant project we co-owned
- Summer 2015: Team Member @ CUAUV
- Refined the machine vision system that I wrote during spring 2015
- Developed machine vision modules using OpenCV, scikit-learn, and Caffe
- Worked on miscellaneous tasks involved with managing the software suite of an autonomous submarine, such as debugging CAN bus issues, managing the Linux install, and synchronizing desires with the motor controller
- Summer 2014: System Validation Intern @ Tesla
- Member of the System Validation team
- Wrote a user interface for test case management. The tool guided users through a series of prompts and dynamically createdcomplex queries based on user responses
- Designed and implemented a Python interface to automatically upload test case results to a server
- Developed an Android app to monitor results of automated regression tests
Alex Renda, Harrison Goldstein, Sarah Bird, Chris Quirk, Adrian Sampson. SysML, 2018.
Alex Renda, Harrison Goldstein, Sarah Bird, Chris Quirk, Adrian Sampson. Draft.
Cornell University, Spring 2018.
Cornell University, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.