Hi, I'm Anna
In May 2021 I will receive a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania with double majors in Mathematics and Computer Science. At Penn, I took on a challenging course-load with classes such as Machine Learning, NLP, Algorithms & Data Structures, Unix, Python, Computer Architecture and highly theoretical math courses like Graph Theory and Graph Algorithms, Abstract Algebra, Complex Analysis, Game Theory, Calculus, Language and Automata, as well as Micro- and Macroeconomics.
I have a passion for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Data and Open-Source. I have experience using a variety of programming languages (Python, Java, C++) to both analyze data and create efficient solutions to complex real-world problems.
I pursued a year-and-a-half long internship in LogMeIn's 𝗠𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 (Applied Research) team. I created innovative solutions for Bold360 AI's customers by doing industry-leading research in the field of 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴. Most importantly, I developed an award-winning Hackathon project for training Q&A systems using state-of-the-art Deep Neural Networks (BERT) the technology which is on the forefront of NLP. We were awarded 1st prize Tech Innovation + Audience favorite prize + 2nd place Best Business Value Innovation.
As a sophomore I was recruited by Facebook for a Software Engineering Internship position to work on their 𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗮 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗳𝗲𝗿 𝗜𝗻𝗳𝗿𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 team. Through single-handedly building an internal software for petabytes-sized data transfer, I operated with multi-tenancy, network utilization, scheduling, cross-dc connection-pooling, etc. I primarily developed using C++, but I also had the pleasure of learning about SQL and Apache Hive, the tools most often used by Facebook's Data Scientists.
I interned at RapidMiner, Inc. as a member of the core developers' team right after my first year. Here I developed RapidMiner's two flagship products, RapidMiner Studio and Radoop. I learned about the dynamics of a developer team and mastered my Java skills and became familiar with 𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗮 𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 tools such as Apache Hadoop and Spark.