About

Hi, I'm Aalap Patel.
I'm currently a second year computer science student at The University of Texas at Austin passionate about full stack development. My projects range anywhere from simple websites designed for clients to full production iOS apps available on the App Store, and I love learning new technologies to gain insights in terms of how software can be truly optimized and best suited for large scale usage and the day to day lives of customers. I'm also a seasoned hackathon participant and have been awarded in competitive settings for my innovations.


My Technology Stack

Languages: Java, C, Python, C++, JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, C#, Swift, Objective-C

Frameworks: React, Node.js, Express, Angular, .NET, Ionic, Cordova, Hadoop

DevOps: AWS, Azure, Linux

Tools: MongoDB, Git, SQL


Certifications

Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer
MongoDB Basics
A Cloud Guru AWS Cloud Practitioner 2019
Java Data Structures and Performance
Best Practices for iOS User Interface and Design
Games, Sensors, and Media (Objective-C)
Networking and Security in iOS Applications
Toward the Future of iOS Development with Swift
Foundations of Objective-C App Development

Education

Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Expected graduation in May 2022.

My relevant coursework includes the following:
Data Structures
Discrete Mathematics
Computer Organization & Architecture
Principles of Computer Systems (Operating Systems)
Ethical Foundations of Computer Science

Experience

Software Engineer Intern // Olympus IMS May 2019 - Aug 2019

• Led the seamless migration and optimization of two client-side hardware management applications in the cloud suite into cross platform mobile applications, allowing users to access testing and calibration data for Olympus products on iOS and Android devices.
• Devised, added, and integrated additional native functionalities for the applications to improve device-specific UI and application performance.
• Presented the applications to company CTO to guarantee business-level support and deployed to the cloud suite.
• Technologies: Angular, Java, Objective-C, JavaScript, Ionic, Cordova, Node.js, Jenkins

Software Engineering Intern // Infosenseglobal Inc Sep 2018 - May 2019

• Created a universal e-training and database populated web portal for administrators and employees to manage and share on-boarding information and view analytics about trainee growth and development.
• Developed an object-oriented hierarchy for users in which administrators are able to assign trainings to employees, gather data on course attendance, send feedback, and set due dates for specific courses.
• Technologies: Java, Angular, MySQL, Spring

Worked at this position remotely for the 2018-19 school year.

Projects

Capitalize

Angular web application created at the Capital One Software Engineering Summit Hackathon which allows users to receive customized vacation package itineraries by entering budget, number of travelers, and destination category preferences. Uses Node.js and Express as backend to get flight, food, and hotel data from Amadeus API and Yelp API.
View code: GitHub

NPS Kiosk

React progressive web application using National Parks and Services API and Google Maps API to provide a kiosk- style portal for users to access all relevant recreational parks information based on search terms, park designations, and states.
Use the app: NPS Kiosk

Assess

iOS application created at HackRice 8 utilizing Swift and ARKit to allow the user to scan a building and receive its public property data from Zillow API. Utilizes Google Maps API to return latitude, longitude, and GeoAngle to recognize and distinguish buildings.
Project overview: Devpost

STEMBuds Games

iOS math games application written in Swift created for the STEMBuds after school program. Allows students enrolled in the program to practice the math concepts taught to them through a series of games involving positive reinforcement features such as medals and high scores. Available for download on the App Store.
Download the app: App Store

PhoneDown

iOS application written in Swift created at the Shrewsbury Hackathon for the purpose of helping users use their mobile devices less. Actively tracks and logs system procedures such as exiting out of the app, locking the device, as well as staying within the app to let the user know when they have reached their mindfulness goal. 1st prize winning project at the hackathon.
View code: GitHub

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