Experience

This page contains my academia and industry related experience.

2021

ParallelChain Lab | June 2021 - August 2021
(Returning) Software Engineer Intern | Hong Kong SAR

  • Implemented a multi-biometric authentication flow consisting of facial, voice, and palm recognition during user registration on iOS with React Native for ParallelWallet, a crypto wallet app based on ParallelChain, the company’s public plus private blockchain

  • Added inactivity detection to ParallelWallet to automatically sign the user out after a period of inactivity

Syracuse University (Prof. Reza Zafarani) | June 2021 - July 2021 & September 2020 - February 2021
Undergraduate Research Assistant | Syracuse, NY

  • Built a program to scrape several online databases like IEEE Xplore, ACM, and Springer and store relevant results related to fake news and misinformation from a select list of journals and conferences

  • Compiled the CCF, Core, and Qualis rankings, and publisher names of over 250 journals and conferences selected by our research group for information retrieval in the future

Syracuse University | Spring 2021, Spring 2020, and Fall 2019
Academic Excellence Workshop (AEW) Facilitator | Syracuse, NY

  • Planned and executed biweekly lectures in a one-credit workshop for a select group of undergraduates to promote mastery of concepts in Calculus 1 and Precalculus

  • Held weekly office hours for students to provide additional, one on one assistance with Calculus problems

2020

Syracuse University (Prof. Shiu-Kai Chin) | August 2020 - January 2021
Undergraduate Research Assistant | Syracuse, NY

  • Devised a set of tutorials and examples based on STPA (System-Theoretic Process Analysis): a novel approach to hazard analysis based on the STAMP (Systems-Theoretic Accident Model and Processes) causality model developed by Prof. Nancy Leveson at MIT

  • Generated the substance of a new course offering senior undergraduate and new graduate students the ability to use STPA to analyze systems

Air Force Research Laboratory (Prof. Shiu-Kai Chin: STORM) | July 2020
Research Intern | Remote

  • Completed five online modules offered in the Engineering Cybersecurity Boot Camp, including a challenge to formulate the CONOPS and risks for an autopilot’s left turn at a signalized intersection, associated with systems thinking and STORM (System-theoretic and Operational Risk Management)

ParallelChain Lab | May 2020 - August 2020
Software Engineer Intern | Hong Kong SAR

  • Built an asset tokenization platform, incorporating REST APIs and biometric authentication, compiled natively on the iOS and Android platforms from a single codebase using the Flutter SDK

  • Documented existing RESTful APIs detailing parameters, data types, authentication, status, and providing example curl commands to the command line through extensive testing

  • Developed concurrent benchmark programs in Go to compare the performance between the open-source Aerospike and our proprietary database management system in terms of transactions per second by storing key-value pairs generated by the same script

  • Created and executed scripts along with conducting manual tests to uncover and identify bugs present on both front-end and back-end

2019

Deloitte Consultancy Apprenticeship Program | March 2019
Apprentice | Syracuse, NY

  • Engaged in a 2-day program with a team to develop unique solutions, involving artificial intelligence and machine learning, to real-world business problems in Deloitte’s simulated case study experience cultivating strong teamwork, problem-solving and leadership skills

2017

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Newcil | September 2016 - March 2017
Founder | Bangkok, Thailand

  • Founded a social entrepreneurial venture to fund new school supplies such as stationary and notebooks with profits for a Thai children’s welfare institution

  • Partnered with a factory from Shenzhen, China, to manufacture and ship custom-designed pencils made of recycled newspapers at cost

  • Awarded funding from the ISB PTA board by winning the first school-hosted “Shark Tank” event consisting of several oral presentations in front of the committee