05.2007Trinity University, San Antonio, Graduate
B.S. Honors in Computer Science & Business Administration
05.2003Lamar High School, Houston, Graduate
IB Diploma recipient.
Independent contract consulting for tech startups and other small-businesses.
06.2014Set.fm, Software Engineer
Website development and design for a live music startup.
02.2012MSNBC.com, Software Engineer
Mobile development for breakingnews.com.
05.2009Kickstarter.com, Software Engineer
Development, design, and strategy for a Rails-based crowd-funding startup.
05.2008Chimera Energy, Quantitative Analyst
Development of market model and strategic analysis for private hedge fund. Provided market guidance, system development for traders.
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08.2007Trinity University, MAS Research Group, Research Consultant
Facilitated communications among project leaders, researchers in multi-disciplinary project for social simulation. Performed research, software development.
09.2001Holy Mac!, Publisher
Built a daily news, reviews, and opinions web site to serve the interests of Mac aficionados. Broke several insider stories, garnering substantial advertising and press. Mentioned on Slashdot, CNET, MacWeek, MacCentral, and others.
09.2005Trinity University ITS, Residential Computer Consultant
Assisted students with their computers. Filled the most work orders for the 2003-2004 school year.
06.2003Texas Children's Hospital, Database Assistant
Assisted in establishing a database to track biomedical changes in a double-blind study of Rett syndrome. In charge of database maintenance, metrics, and statistics. Reported to study coordinator.
09.2001U.S. Farm Ranch Media Company, Developer/Designer
Evaluated and extended the content management system for Cowboys & Indians online magazine. Improved web presence, user interaction, site design, navigation, and usability. Helped plan, build, and test content work flows.
Fictionaut, a place for adventurous readers & writers
Built a Ruby on Rails-based web community for short-form fiction writers, focusing on paradigm of social networking.
Switcheroo, a taskbar for the Mac
Developed and promoted a shareware desktop utility to extend the application switching user interface on the Mac. Sold 165 licenses.
A Utility-Driven BDI Model for Nested Agents
Thesis project. Proposed and formally elucidated a planning model structures around the idea of a hierarchically divisioned multi-agent architecture.
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Developed a simple C-like language, compiler, and assembler suite for the PIC14 architecture. Recursive descent grammar. Turing complete.
A Perl language extension for the Breve simulation environment
Contributed to the Breve project by building a Perl runtime binding and class set for its front-end language mechanism.
1-axis balancing robot
Engineering project to balance an inverted pendulum with an accelerometer and gyrometer. Worked with drive systems, PIC/AVR MCUs, and Kalman filters. Embedded programming, circuit design, electrical, small mechanical.
- Full-stack development with Ruby on Rails
- Agile and sustainable development processes
- Mobile development for iOS, Android
- Languages: C, C++, Objective-C, Ruby, GoLang, Java, Python, Scala, and others
- Platform development for Mac OS X, Linux, embedded PIC/AVR
- Proficiency with most popular modern web frameworks
- Proficiency with OpenGL, Cocoa and Swing interfaces, distributed processing, and simulation techniques
- GIS development with PostGIS
Available upon request.