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Patrick McLaughlin

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Previous positions

  • Technology Development Program Intern at AT&T
  • Research Assistant at Cornell University

Education

The Johns Hopkins University, Master of Science (M.S.), Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Background

Experience

  • Software Engineer II

    Northrop Grumman Corporation

    August 2016 – Present(3 years 2 months)Baltimore, Maryland Area

    Designed and implemented general machine learning algorithm chaining infrastructure using Java Modularity Frameworks Architected a hardware introspection system for distributed processing and task allocation applications Containerized development and deployment environments to enable scalable solutions across a variety of hardware platforms Optimized machine learning algorithms for parallel execution on a General Purpose Graphics Processing Unit Collaborated with an Agile team to construct MongoDB-based data model, Java-based server logic, and JavaScript-based frontend of a web application used to manage software licenses

  • Technology Development Program Intern

    AT&T

    May 2015 – August 2015(3 months)208 S Akard St, Dallas, TX 75202

    Developed two-week forecasting model to predict trends of pending installations and repairs Facilitated process automation by monitoring data flow through the back end of scheduling software Enhanced technician allocation software by automating the update of technician reporting locations

  • Research Assistant

    Cornell University

    January 2014 – February 2014(1 month)122 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853 (Space Sciences Building)

    Compiled data from 40 experiments, from the ZEUS 2 Spectrometer into user-friendly Excel graphs Developed prototypes for a spectrometer device for use in the first light camera on NASA’s SOFIA (modified Boeing 747 that contains a 2.5 m airborne telescope). Assisted in designing a laser mount and an optical chopping device that is critical to the functionality of the ZEUS 2 Spectrometer that analyzes the star-formation of galaxies

Education

  • The Johns Hopkins University

    Master of Science (M.S.), Electrical and Computer Engineering

    2017 – 2018

    Obtained mastery of data processing and intelligent system development using a combination of machine learning algorithms, metaheuristics, and fuzzy decision making

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    Bachelor’s of Science, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

    2012 – 2016

    Designed utility pole sensing unit to predict pole failures using support vector machine supervised learning with gyroscope, accelerometer, and anemometer input readings

    Activities and Societies

    Chi Psi Fraternity (Treasurer), Center for Global Education (Global Ambassador), Engineers Without Borders (General Member), Keller Sports League (Football, Basketball, and Volleyball Player), Intramural Sports League (Football, Basketball, and Volleyball Player)

  • The University of Queensland

    Study Abroad/Exchange

    2014 – 2014

    Obtained greater proficiency in Java programming by implementing Dijkstra’s algorithm for a public transit path finding application

Skills & Expertise

  • Matlab
  • JavaScript
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Hazelcast
  • Microsoft Excel
  • OSGi
  • Microsoft Office
  • PowerPoint
  • Parallel Programming
  • Gradle
  • Docker
  • C++
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word
  • Java
  • OpenCL

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Patrick cares about:

  • Economic Empowerment
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services