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Keshav Tadimeti

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Previous positions

  • Opinion Editor at Daily Bruin
  • Software Engineer Intern – Skype at Microsoft

Education

University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science – BS, Computer Science

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Background

Summary

Motivated and hard-working college graduate with technical knowledge in networking, application development, high-performance computing, and cyber-security. Accomplished writer with ability to communicate highly technical ideas to a diverse audience. Interested in developing advanced computer systems and applications to meet growing societal needs.

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    Microsoft

    September 2019 – Present(1 month)Redmond, WA

    • Microsoft 365 Information Protection team

  • Opinion Editor

    Daily Bruin

    June 2017 – June 2019(2 years)UCLA

    • Oversee functions of Opinion section of newspaper, such as leading the Editorial Board • Edit editorials, opinion columns, and newspaper submissions • Record weekly forum-styled podcasts and interview-style podcasts • Plan special inserts and long-term issues for the Opinion section • Budget weekly opinion column and modular content for print and online products

  • Software Engineer Intern – Skype

    Microsoft

    June 2018 – September 2018(3 months)Redmond, Washington

    • Developed and shipped Skype consumer feature to production build • Feature notifies users if their top contacts have a birthday today, allow users to send in-call animations to all participants’ screens, and take an in-call, celebration-themed snapshot. • Feature operates on all platforms (e.g. iOS, Android, macOS, Linux, Windows) Technologies used: TypeScript, ReactXP, ReSub

  • Undergraduate Researcher

    UCLA Network Research Lab

    December 2015 – April 2018(2 years 4 months)University of California Los Angeles

    • Researched user privacy-centered methods for performing crowd analytics • Developed mobile software to implement novel private data analytics system • Developed iOS mobile app to conduct crowd analytics for key locations on UCLA campus • Tested novel anonymous data collection techniques for self-driving cars • Poster presented at ACM WiSec 2017 Conference • Poster presented at Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) 2017 Technologies used: Swift, Python, Xcode

  • Engineering iOS Intern

    Whalerock Industries

    June 2017 – August 2017(2 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    • Built camera feature to allow for Instagram-like embedding of emojis and text in images • Created with iOS augmented reality app to interact with walls and surfaces in a room • Supported existing iOS mobile applications (e.g. The Kim Kardashian West app), fixing bugs, improving performance, and building importable frameworks Technologies used: Swift, Xcode

  • Assistant Opinion Editor

    Daily Bruin

    June 2016 – June 2017(1 year)University of California Los Angeles

    • Edit editorials, opinion columns, and newspaper submissions • Budget weekly opinion column and modular content for print and online products

  • College Technical Intern

    Northrop Grumman Corporation

    July 2016 – September 2016(2 months)Rancho Carmel

    • Generated and tested use-cases for JavaScript libraries to develop optimal user interface • Created back-end Node.JS server with user authentication and database upload capability • Supported company-wide internal web application utilized by over 500 engineers. Technologies used: JavaScript, jQuery, D3.js, Node.js, HTML/CSS

  • Opinion columnist

    Daily Bruin

    September 2015 – June 2016(9 months)

    • Wrote opinion columns for UCLA’s award-winning student newspaper • Reported on campus news, be it breaking news or profiles • Wrote frequently for a blog series about computer science

  • High School Technical Intern

    Northrop Grumman Corporation

    July 2015 – September 2015(2 months)Rancho Carmel

    Developed a Java library to read in large, multi-megabyte Product Data Management (PDM) Excel file contents into a SQL database. Features include generating HTML files for error feedback, formatting Apache POI Workbooks, Excel to HTML conversion, and detailed user documentation. Technologies used: Java, HTML/CSS, SQL, Excel

  • Research Intern

    San Diego Supercomputer Center

    December 2012 – September 2015(2 years 9 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Studied thermochemical properties of Cytochrome C Oxidase molecule • Ran DFT chemical calculations on supercomputer resources • Researched power consumption of CPUs vs. GPUs when running molecular dynamics simulations • Presented at 2014 GPU Computing Symposium • Presented at Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment(XSEDE) 2013 Conference Technologies used: UNIX/BASH, Supercomputers, Python, AMBER, ADF simulations

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles

    Bachelor of Science – BS, Computer Science

    2015 – 2019

    Activities and Societies

    • Regents Scholars Society • Daily Bruin • Upsilon Pi Epsilon • Tau Beta Pi • Eta Kappa Nu

  • Canyon Crest Academy

    High School

    2011 – 2015

    Activities and Societies

    Future Problem Solving, CyberPatriot, San Diego Mayor’s Cyber Cup, Quiz Bowl, Science Olympiad, Catalyst Science Magazine

Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Telugu

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Spanish

    Limited working proficiency

Publications

  • Jeffrey Stevens: The Shadow Pursuer

    May 2015

    Novel Genre: Action-mystery, Police Procedural Available on Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Scribd, Barnes & Nobel, and others Link to book site: https://store.bookbaby.com/book/jeffrey-stevens-the-shadow-pursuer

    Authors (1):
    • Keshav Tadimeti

Skills & Expertise

  • Poetry
  • OCaml
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • TypeScript
  • Public Speaking
  • Python
  • Microsoft Office
  • Machine Learning
  • jQuery
  • Research
  • Project Planning
  • C
  • Node.js
  • React XP
  • C++
  • Prolog
  • HTML
  • Computer Security
  • Java
  • Software Development
  • Writing
  • Swift
  • D3.js

Certifications

  • Artificial Intelligence Foundations: Thinking Machines

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2019

Courses

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Programming Languages(CS 131)
  • Systems and Signals(EE 102)
  • Computer Organization(CS 33)
  • Computer Science II(CS 32)
  • Circuit Theory I(EE 10)
  • Algorithms and Complexity(CS 180)
  • Computer Science I(CS 31)
  • Software Construction Laboratory(CS 35L)

Independent Coursework

  • Operating Systems Principles(CS 111)

Honors & Awards

  • Regents Scholarship Honorarium

    UCLA

    April 2015

    The Regents Scholarship, based on academic excellence, is the most prestigious scholarship awarded to UC undergraduate students. The top 1.5% of incoming college freshman applicants to UCLA, along with approximately 600 third year transfer students, are invited to apply for the Regents Scholarship, of which only 100 students receive the scholarship.

  • Rose Hills Foundation Scholarship

    UCLA

    September 2016

    The Rose Hills Foundation is awarded to students diligently pursue studies in the hard sciences and engineering, who seek out research opportunities to further their understanding and education, and who maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon

    UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    June 2016

    Upsilon Pi Epsilon is the premier UCLA Computer Science Honor Society. Upsilon Pi Epsilon is the only international honor society in the Computing and Information Disciplines and is endorsed by ACM and IEEE. The goals of Upsilon Pi Epsilon are to recognize outstanding talent and academic excellence in the field of Computer Science.

  • Dean’s Honor List

    UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    March 2016

    Dean’s Honors List awards are based on the grade-point average attained within a specified number of units, and are awarded to students who attain those grade-point averages or higher. This award was given by the Dean of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

  • National Science Foundation CISE Research Infrastructure Grant

    National Science Foundation

    March 2016

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) program grant given to support the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure that will support focused research agendas in computer and information science and engineering.

  • Alpha Lambda Delta | Phi Eta Sigma

    UCLA

    April 2016

    Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma are national honor societies that recognizes high achieving first-year students. To be eligible students must have a 3.5 grade-point average with 12 graded University of California units in the first term of their freshman or first year at UCLA, or a cumulative 3.5 GPA at the end of the second and/or third terms.

  • Dollars For Scholars Scholarship

    Dollars For Scholars

    June 2015

    Scholarship awarded to high-achieving, college-bound high school seniors for their academic excellence, community service, and work experience.

  • Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship

    San Diego Indian American Society

    June 2015

    The Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship was established in 1984 to celebrate contributions of Mahatma Gandhi for world peace through non-violence. The scholarship is awarded to San Diego country high school graduates graded on criteria such as academic excellence, community involvement, and teacher recommendations. United States Congressional Award given.

  • Indian American Heritage Foundation Scholarship

    Indian American Heritage Foundation

    April 2015

    The Indian American Heritage Foundation was founded in 1987 to honor Indian American students graduating from high and junior high/middle schools for their outstanding performance and achievements. Its scholarships are given to high school and junior high graduates for their outstanding achievements.

  • Kyoto Prize Scholarship Semi-Finalist

    The Kyoto Prize Scholarships

    March 2015

    The Kyoto Scholarships are given to students who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and be actively involved in serving their community as demonstrated by their involvement in community service, extra-curricular activities, or work experience.

  • Tau Beta Pi

    UCLA

    June 2017

    Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation’s second-oldest honor society. Those who are inducted have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges.

  • Rose Hills Foundation Scholarship

    UCLA

    September 2017

    The Rose Hills Foundation is awarded to students diligently pursue studies in the hard sciences and engineering, who seek out research opportunities to further their understanding and education, and who maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

  • Dean’s Honor List

    UCLA

    December 2017

    Dean’s Honors List awards are based on the grade-point average attained within a specified number of units, and are awarded to students who attain those grade-point averages or higher. This award was given by the Dean of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Keshav cares about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology