Statement

I am a computer science graduate student with a passion for music, digital signal processing, and functional programming. My personal research areas include domain-specific languages and audio plug-in development.

Work Experience

Loyola University Chicago

Computer Science Dept.

Teaching Assistant

August 2016 - Current

Teaching a computer music programming course that I designed for the undergraduate program. Working with Loyola staff on creating a full computer music curriculum. Conducting research in functional programming and domain-specific languages for music applications.

Loyola University Chicago

Archives and Special Collections

Student Worker

August 2013 - August 2015

Archival and management of university documents, rare books and ephemera. Digitized archive holdings for use in CONTENTdm database.

Loyola University Chicago

Digital Humanities Dept.

Student Worker

Spring 2013 - Spring 2014

Developed an iOS app that can view high-resolution annotated images from the Loyola’s Michalak collection, containing 18th and 19th century British satirical broadsides.

Heartland Community College

Technology Division Services

Technician I

August 2011 - August 2012

Created and maintained a deployment system for Windows and OS X using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and NetInstall. Offered technical support for students and staff.

Education

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

MS, Computer Science

August 2016 - Current

Currently teaching a music programming course that I created during my undergraduate studies. I am also working with Loyola staff on developing a full music technology curriculum.

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

BS, Computer Science

August 2012 - May 2015

Awards
  • Cum laude
  • Grace Murray Hopper Service and Leadership Award (2015)
  • Loyola University Chicago Dean’s List (2012-2015)

I studied Computer Science as it applies to music production/composition, as well as functional programming and domain specific lanugages. I competed in Loyola’s ACM ICPC team from 2012 to 2014. My graduating GPA was 3.675.

Heartland Community College

Normal, IL

AS, Computer Science

2009 - 2012

While completing my degree, I also held an internship in Technology Division Services. As Technician I, I installed and maintained a deployment system for Windows and OS X using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Netboot.

Skills

  • Languages: Java, C/C++, Scala, Python, Javascript
  • Frameworks & APIs: Virtual Studio Technology, Audio Units, JUCE, iPython
  • Tools: Git, CMake, Max/MSP, SuperCollider