About Me


Hello! I'm Devansh Desai and I am a 3rd year undergraduate computer science student at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. I'm also a passionate, driven software engineer who enjoys working in all areas of the field including mobile, web, and robotics.



Résume


This is my education and work experience timeline. All of my past work is explained here.

  Download My Résume

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    GitHub &
LinkedIn

Click below to either view my GitHub profile or my LinkedIn profile.



  Programming Languages

Java
Python
JavaScript
SQL

HTML
CSS
C
C#
MATLAB
R


  Libraries & Frameworks

Bootstrap
Ext JS
Github Electron

jQuery
Materialize CSS
TSQLT
Vue.js


  Tools

Git
Team Foundation Server
SQL Server

Oracle SQL
MySQL
SQLite
Visual Studio


  CS Coursework

Discrete Structures
Data Structures

Computer Organization
Systems Software
Algorithm Implementation
Mobile Robot Programming
Formal Methods
Operating Systems
Computer Vision
Database Management Systems
Algorithm Design
High Performance Computing
Machine Learning
Data Science
  • Amazon.com

    Software Development Engineer Intern

    Seattle, WA


    • Working on the Amazon Search team
  • Advanced Data Management Technologies Laboratory

    Undergraduate Researcher

    Pittsburgh, PA


    • Implementing a self-guided campus tour application for the University of Pittsburgh using Bluetooth beacons
    • Creating a web application that guides prospective students through campus with a campus tour using the beacons while current students can get information such as availability of computer labs, laundry machines, and classrooms in the buildings
  • FTI Consulting

    Software Engineering Intern

    Pittsburgh, PA


    • Implemented an administration dashboard and accessibility features within Ringtail 8, FTI Technology's e-discovery platform
    • Developed features across the stack on an agile team in SQL Server, middle-tier C#, and in the front-end Ext JS MVC framework
  • Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

    Web Development Intern

    Bethlehem, PA


    • Recreated an intranet for 150+ customer service representatives to quickly and intuitively access customer data, procedures, and guidelines while on the phone with customers
    • Used HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, and SQL Server
  • University of Pittsburgh Technology Services

    Student Technical Consultant

    Pittsburgh, PA


    • Worked in the Computing Services & Systems Development (CSSD) department
    • Helped students and professors in software related issues with their computers.
    • Split between helping at the University Bookstore and on-location in students' rooms
  • University of Pittsburgh

    Student


    I currently attend the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. I study computer science and intern as a software engineer during my summers.

    I hold a 3.74/4.00 GPA and a 3.88/4.00 CS GPA. I have also made the Dean's List in all of my semseters at the university.

  • Parkland High School

    Student


    I attended Parkland High School in Allentown, PA where I graduated with a 4.56/5.00 GPA and was part of the top 3% of my class.




Projects


These are some of the projects I have worked on in the past.

ReddiTray

ReddiTray is a desktop tray application that notifies you when you have unread Reddit messages and allows you to read your messages and mark them as read. It is a complete, stand-alone solution for Reddit messages without the need of the traditional web browser.

ReddiTray is built on GitHub Electron and Node.js. It also uses Vue.js, the Reddit API, Snoocore, and Marked.js.

Click the below button to view screenshots of ReddiTray.

The Dhirana 2016 Logo

Dhirana Website

Dhirana is a University of Pittsburgh non-profit organization that raises funds for the Birmingham Free Clinic. It brings in $10,000+ each year through hosting a national Indian classical dance competition where 8 teams from all over the United States compete for 1st place.

I served as the Design Chair for the organization for two year and I made the website, logos, numerous flyers, and over 10+ promotional videos for Dhirana 2015 and 2016.

Screenshot of Phone Snake game made by Devansh Desai

Phone Snake

Phone Snake is a game I created to explore the HTML canvas. I wanted to do something like snake but with a twist. The objective is to successfully enter your phone number. There are three difficulties: easy, medium, and hard.

Even I haven't beat the game on hard, click the link below and see if you can!

Image of Kobuki Robot

Kobuki Robot

I worked on a Kobuki Robot in a project-only robotics class during the fall of my 2nd year. I worked on 5 complex, in-depth projects over the course of the semester.

Click below to read more about the specific projects.


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Two Windsor Plaza logo from Allentown, PA

Two Windsor Plaza Website

Two Windsor Plaza is an office building in Allentown, PA. I created this website using the Bootstrap framework for the business in order to promote and augment their brand while increasing visibility.

Allenwood Motel logo from Allentown, PA

Allenwood Motel Website

I made this website for Allenwood Motel, a client in Allentown, PA. This was my first client as a freelance web developer. I used the Bootstrap framework to make the website fully-reponsive and mobile-ready.

Screenshot of Etch-A-Sketch game made by Devansh Desai

Etch-A-Sketch

Etch A Sketch is a recreation of the popular children's toy. I created the game to complete a JavaScript challenge I found online. There are a few more features than the original Etch-A-Sketch like colored lines, detailed lines, and changing the resolution.