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Tutor profile: Mike S.

Mike S.
Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin, Computer Vision Developer at Nervve Technologies
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About Mike

About Mike
I am a dedicated software engineer and scientific analyst with a multidisciplinary focus. I am passionate about problem-solving, consistently delivering effective solutions that are well-received among colleagues, customers, and management. I have natural ability to make complex subjects more understandable. I enjoy learning skills and quickly alternate between roles. I have the patience and attitude required for success in the role of mentor

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have been a mentor for software development for several years. I have also taught College Physics Labs. I enjoy helping others learn concepts that may at first seem to be complex. I am very patient and often develop a feel for how individual students learn best.
University at Buffalo
Bachelor's Degree
2000 - 2006
University at Buffalo
Computer Science
Bachelor's Degree
2000 - 2006

Work Experience

Work Experience
Nervve Technologies, Software Engineer
2015 - 2016
Added new features to a visual search web app that allows an image to be searched for through video content; learned enhanced computer vision skills with openCV and ffmpeg using Python, C++, C#. Enhancements allowed ultra high-resolution image searching in place of videos, image tiling UI with tile navigation capability, foreground extraction for image input. The upgrades were well-received by current users and potential clients.
Freelance, Web Developer
2013 - 2015
Successfully created web applications for several clients. Apps included data scraping and text mining utils. Server-side development using Python, with Django and web2py web frameworks. Client-side dev using Javascript with jQuery UI front-side and asynchronous Ajax requests in JSON and XML. Administered Linux, SQLite Relational Databases, Apache Web Server.
Lockheed Martin, Software Engineer
2006 - 2013
Designed, implemented, documented, and tested software for geophysical survey and locomotive industries. Tasks alternated between embedded systems and user apps. Developed for control, automation, comm/data recording; excelled at object-oriented, scripted, multi-threaded, research-based development. Provided major contributions to user software packages and improved user capability to perform data analysis. Innovated navigation algorithms for locomotive safety, using recently published journal articles to improve location accuracy. Wrote...

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