ABHISHEK VERMA


DEVELOPER | DESIGNER | THINKER

Hi there,


I'm Abhishek Verma, a junior in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.I have been heavily involved with Systems Programming, Software Develpment and Fullstack Development. I love to be socially professional and innovative in a workplace, while learning as much as I can from my peers.

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EDUCATION


University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

B.S Computer Science

Aug 2014 - May 2017


BITS PILANI

B.S Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Aug 2013 - May 2014

Undergraduate Transfer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


AVANT,      Software Engineering Intern, Data Services

Summer 2016

  • Built ETL pipeline using Sqoop and python for nightly ingestion of production data into data lake; made ingestion code more scalable and industry standard
  • Created data dump scripts for ingesting forks and followers into maprfs cluster using bedrock and apache services including hive, sqoop and impala
  • Worked on pipeline for periodic processing and ingestion of data from Amazon S3 buckets to make data more accesible to business intelligence
  • Developed python packages to work with data migration from dataframes to databases
  • Optimized, parallelized and debugged existing internal python libraries and modules to increase effeciency by more than 30%

MONSANTO,      fullstack developer

Summer 2015

  • Made enterprise level websites on C# ,ASP.NET and MVC5 Stack to handle bulk imports/exports
  • Expanded and opimized existing application using C# with live manufacturing field feedback
  • Defined SAP calls to dyanmically update plant inventory data on web application
  • Increased truck driver productivity by atleast 15% by creating barcode driven backend using MVC5

NETMATH,     mentor

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015

  • Mentored undergraduate students for calculus courses including Calc 1 through 3
  • Utilized Mathematica, a mathematical computational program, to teach students online
  • Devised simple techniques to teach concepts and clear doubts through video chats
  • Graded and provided feedback to student assignments and quizzes.

CS 196,     Course Assistant

Jan 2015 - May 2015

  • Assisted undergraduate students in completing CS related projects
  • Specifically worked with non-CS studentts to work on an android application and web app using Node.js
  • Held conceptual office hours regarding the programming languages used in projects.
  • Managed weekly deadlines, conducted mini hackathons and gave introductory talks on CS concepts

RECENT PROJECTS


YouQ,   changing your Youtube experience

SpartaHacks 2016

  • Created chrome extension to create on-the-go Youtube playlists to avoid jumping back to youtube to change songs
  • Used AngularJS, google authorization [oAuth] and youtube API to give user a Youtube player experience in an extension
  • Worked with chrome authorization to delete the temporary playlist once a browser session ends

HACKERFLOW,  fluidifying hackathons

Top ten @ Wildhacks 2015

  • Two part android app package for speeding up signing in process at hackathons
  • Worked with Estimote Beacons to detect hackers and render forms according to location
  • Server side code with Microsoft Azure for dynamically updating data from multiple phones
  • Worked with QR codes as a Hackers identity to reduce paper consumption in Hackathons

PERKT,   beware intruders!

Top 2 facial recognition @ Hackillinois 2015

  • Created a python backend to detect faces and compare them to faces in a database
  • Used Open CV and numerical methods for analyzing facial data from a webcam and trigerring alarms
  • Alarmed intruders using hardware controlled by an arduino board

RATATA,  dare to escape...

Oculus VR Experience

  • Worked with Oculus VR SDK and Unity 3D to create a VR escape game
  • Created a smart AI in C# for the game bots to catch the player
  • Created a rich 3D environment for the mouse [player] to run away from the bots

MyLastNight,  stay safe

COZAD New Venture 2015 Finalists

  • Created android application to track motion and falls for students and adults under influence
  • Used geo fencing data and googe map API to find a path
  • Worked with phone sensors and accelerometers to detect falls and accordingly trigger an alarm

Other Projects

Miscellaneous Adventures

  • CS 196 Course Website
  • Firebase Chat Application
  • Trip Photo Sharing Android Applcication

SKILLS AND RELATED COURSEWORK


LANGUAGES

  • C
  • Python
  • C++
  • Java
  • HTML/CSS
  • C#
  • Android
  • Postgres
  • MYSQL
  • Javascript/Angular

TECHNOLOGY USED

  • Hadoop
  • Hive/Sqoop/Impala
  • LINUX
  • Oculus VR
  • Unity 3D

RELATED COURSES

  • Systems Programming
  • Distributed Systems
  • Data Structures
  • Numerical Methods and Discrete Math
  • Algorithms and Computational Models
  • Virtual Reality
  • Bioinformatics

CLUBS AND EXTRACURRICULARS


DEPARTMENT OF FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT

BITS PILANI

  • Managed external student participation in some of India‚Äôs largest student festivals
  • Worked on time efficient strategies to maximize student participation by around 15% in similar events
  • Oversaw student registration records and inventory management for cultural, sports and technical college events

ALPHA PHI OMEGA

Service Fraternity

  • Campus resource committee : Worked with organizations on campus to generate and manage leadership events for fraternity members.
  • Mantained relations with existing sposors and organizations

National Organization of Buissiness and Engineering

UIUC

  • Worked towards fusing engineering and business through project and startup ideathons
  • Organized events for school children exposing them to science and engineering at an early age to increase student involvement in STEM fields

Miscellaneous Shenaningans

  • Finalist in COZAD startup competition for MyLastNight (Android Application)
  • Event planning for South Asian Engineering and Development Society
  • 100% merit scholarship at BITS Pilani, ranked 6th in a batch of 850 students
  • 126th international rank in Science Olympiad
  • State level Classical singing competition
  • Intramural Soccer and Rowing teams
  • Eco friendly car for Shell Eco Marathon

Contact Me


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