About me

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Designer

Developer

Project Manager

Creator Innovator

Current focus : research, startups, natural language processing, virtual learning, web design, public speaking, problem solving, adventure travel

skills

I am a quick learner, and I am passionate about learning anything and everything.

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affiliation

university of southern california

B.S. in Computer Science | Cumulative GPA: 3.5


institute for creative technologies

oct.2016 - Current | Implemented methods of natural language processing to provide live responses to questions

usc leonard davis school of gerontology

aug.2016 - aug.2016 | Redesigned outdated code to improve functionality and user experience

iD Tech

may.2016 - aug.2016 | Taught children from age 10 to 17 python programming as a Lead Instructor

software

WordPress

SketchUp

MATLAB/Octave

FTP File Serving Software

Git / GitHub

Independent Interests

Health and wellness

Outdoor exploration

Travel

Minimalism

Fitness

Learning

activities

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studying

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Engineers Without Borders

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Society of Women Engineers

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SC Outfitters Guide

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LavaLab

Work Experience

oct.2016 - Current

USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Research Developer

- Utilized design and programming skills to create effective interactive software to educate youth
- Applied mentorship and personal experience to develop content to benefit potential STEM students
- Implemented a classifier using modern natural language processing techniques (bag of words)

aug.2016 - oct.2016

Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

Full Stack Web Developer

- Redesigned outdated code to improve functionality and user experience
- Created and maintained websites using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Java

may.2016 - aug.2016

ID Tech Camps

Lead Instructor (Python)

- Taught children ages 10-17 Python programming
- Provided leadership to a team of instructors

aug.2015 - may.2016

USC Marshall School of Business

it technician

- Troubleshooting hardware, software, and operating system issues
- Incessantly adapting and problem solving in a team environment

education

I am currently completing the second year of my undergraduate degree in Computer Science at the University of Southern California.

2015 - 2019

Computer Science

University of Southern California

B.S. Computer Science (May 2019)

HIGHLIGHT COURSES 2016: Data Structures and Object Oriented Design, Discrete Methods in Computer Science, Database Systems for Analytics, Principles of Software Development, Intro to Algorithms and Theory of Computing

HIGHLIGHT COURSES 2015: Intro to Embedded Systems, Intro to Programming, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, Organizational Behavior, International Relations

My Projects

Check out some of the past projects I've been involved with:

  • all projects
  • scrabble
  • app
  • NLP

Web Application

Developed a multithreaded modern investment interface (Java, HTML/CSS, JavaScript)


project

scrabble game

Developed class inheritance and file processing back-end, and created a GUI for Scrabble front-end (C++)

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NLP/State Systems

Implemented virtual human chatbot using natural language processing and machine learning based on user input (Python)

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Nick Kaimakis

Email : kaimakis@usc.edu