• Languages/Frameworks: Python, Javascript, Java, iOS SDK, Android SDK, Django, Flask, SQLAlchemy, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery, Haskell
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X
City University of New York, The Graduate Center
  • PhD in Computer Science (08/2010 - 12/2010, discontinued)
City University of New York, Brooklyn College
  • M.A. in Computer Science GPA: 3.9 (12/2009)
  • B.S. in Computer and Information Science (12/2008)
  • B.S. in Mathematics (12/2008)
  • National Dean's list (2006, 2007)
  • Proceeding of BIOCOMP: International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (07/2009)
Python/Javascript Consultant - Self Employed 12/2010 - Present
  • Utilize the full stack of web technologies to build apps from start to finish.
  • Employ advanced HTML5/JS techniques to provide highly responsive and user friendly interfaces.
  • Architect and implement backend python code for a wide variety of use cases.
  • Convert complex designs to matching frontend code.
  • Administer, automate and deploy sites.
Research Assistant - Java/Swing GUI Developer, Research Foundation of CUNY 09/2007 - 12/2009
  • Implemented a 2D graphics intensive chromosome plotting application using Java/Swing.
  • Worked closely with Biology and Computer Science faculty.
  • Designed and implemented mathematical algorithms for scaling, zooming, and searching.
  • Performance tuned the database schema and application code to scale well with large amounts of data.
Software Developer - Java/Ruby on Rails, InfoExchange Inc. 08/2008 - 02/2009
  • Developed services for a stock research providing application.
  • Implemented a user-keyword generating service using Spring and JMS.
  • Designed and implemented administration front-ends with Ruby on Rails utilizing back-end Java services via JMS.
  • Implemented entitlement functionality for fine-grained control over user content access.
  • Created attractive and interactive pages using jQuery.
Computer Science Tutor, Brooklyn College Learning Center 09/2006 - 12/2007
  • Taught students usage of the UNIX operating system and supervised the development of various projects.
  • Assisted students in C, C++, and JavaScript code development.
  • Explained unfamiliar topics using clear and intuitive instruction.
  • Motivated students in writing clear and efficient programs, while inspiring productivity.
Artificial Intelligence Intern, SIMED 06/2006 - 08/2006
  • Simulated the New York State High School system using NYS Regents data.
  • Worked with databases such as MySQL and MS Access.
  • Debuged and modified PHP scripts.
  • Calculated and predicted the quality of education based on different parameters, using NetLogo.
  • Spoken Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew
  • Interests: Programming Languages, Playing Music, Photography, Psychology, Cooking, Health & Fitness