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Hi, I'm Yuduo Zhao*

A Computer Science Master's Student from UPenn!

*You can call me Yuduo, pronounced 'yoo-doe'

My Tool Belt:
JavaScript ES6+
React
Redux
Node.js
Java
SQL
MongoDB
Git
GraphQL
HTML5
CSS3
Sass
Bootstrap
TDD
UX/UI
Photoshop
Illustrator

Education

The University of Pennsylvania

Master in Computer Science (MCIT)
  • Software engineering specialization
  • Aug 2017 - May 2019
  • GPA: 3.90/4.00
  • GRE: 332/340

The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor & Master in Architectural Engineering (BAE/MAE)
  • Electrical and illumination engineering specialization
  • Aug 2007 - Dec 2012
  • GPA: 3.84/4.00, High Distinction

Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant

UPenn CIS Department (Philadelphia, PA)
Aug 2018 - Dec 2018
  • Class: CIT 592 - Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
  • Teach graph theory, trees, probability, logic, proofs, induction and recursion

Web Developer Intern

Dearest, Inc. (New York, NY)
May 2018 - Aug 2018
  • Sketch and design web app UI in Adobe XD and implement with CSS, JavaScript, and React
  • Implement educator progress report review system with GraphQL, MongoDB  and Node.js
  • Integrate Stripe Connect API with booking system 

Specification Sales Rep

Enterprise Lighting Sales (New York, NY)
Jan 2015 - Apr 2017
  • Conduct sales calls and organize meetings with architects and engineers 
  • Manage the lighting applications engineering team
  • Conduct B2B digital marketing strategy research

Lighting Designer

Tillotson Design Associates (New York, NY)
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
  • Design architectural lighting and controls systems using CAD and BIM software
  • Establish lighting applications office guidelines
  • Create architectural visualizations using 3D rendering software and Photoshop

Projects