Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University: Blacksburg, Virginia
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S. Computer Engineering, Mathematics Minor: Awarded May 2011
GPA: 3.90 overall, 3.92 in major (Summa Cum Laude)
Class Rank: 3 of 74


  • Development experience on Windows, Linux, and Macintosh systems
  • Experience with discrete math including combinatorics, graph theory, and number theory
  • Experience with statistics and statistical analysis of data
  • Experience with Qt 4 and Android SDK
  • Familiarity with bash, vi, and vim

Programming Experience

  • C
  • C++
  • CSS
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • MySQL 5
  • Perl 5
  • PHP 5
  • QDSP6 assembly
  • Verilog
  • (X)HTML
  • XML

Work Experience

Modem Software Engineer: Qualcomm, San Diego, CA: May to August 2010 (intern); June 2011 to present

  • Supported compressed mode measurement layer on WCDMA physical layer searcher team
  • Worked on Inter-Radio Access Technology team to manage switching between GSM, WCDMA, and LTE networks and idle mode team
  • Designed, implemented, and verified cell measurement, ranking, and pruning algorithms for LTE cell searches

Software Developer:, Reston, VA: May 2008 to May 2010 (intern)

  • Performed feasibility study and feature recommendation presentation
  • Worked on team to design and implement social flashcard studying tool, which has been used to create over 1 million flashcards
  • Applied statistical theorems to develop new ways to present existing data
  • Worked with data miners to develop a document reviewer used to manage quality control of over 150,000 documents

Founder and Developer:, Blacksburg, VA: April 2007 to April 2009

  • Started a web site to enable anyone to design, build, and deploy a professional web site without writing code.
  • Pitched concept to venture capitalists in Spring 2009

Honors and Activities

  • Qualcomm Learning Center's Top Ten Most Popular Technical Videos of 2013: December 2013
  • 15 Qualstar awards: November 2011 to December 2013
    Awarded for automating process-level improvements, product innovation, and timely support
  • Participated in Qualcomm ImpaQt: January to June 2013
    Pitched concept to executive team, managed six-figure budget, and developed prototype
  • Open Telecom, Conleycon 2012's Most Informative Talk: July 2012
  • Android/Arduino Bluetooth-Controlled Pneumatic Cannon: July 2011
    Featured on Adafruit, Hackaday, Instructables, and Make
  • Virginia Tech Undergraduate Honor System: Associate Justice: Spring 2010 to Spring 2011
  • Virginia Tech Undergraduate Honor System: Panel Member: Fall 2008 to Spring 2010
  • Applied Software Engineering volunteer tutor: Spring 2010
  • Microprocessor System Design volunteer tutor: Fall 2009
  • Dean's List: Spring 2010
  • Dean's List with Distinction: Fall 2007 to Fall 2009, Fall 2010
  • Ralph & William Hodges Memorial Scholarship: Fall 2010 to Spring 2011
  • Joe & Roberta May Electrical Engineering Scholarship: Fall 2010 to Spring 2011
  • Litton Industries scholarship recipient: Fall 2009 to Spring 2010
  • Peter & Phyllis Pruden scholarship recipient: Fall 2008 to Spring 2009
  • Patrick Faison scholarship recipient: Fall 2008 to Spring 2009