Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab
2015-2017 Master of Science in Media Arts and Sciences

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2010-2014 Bachelors in Fine Arts in Design and Technology Studies

University of Illinois at Chicago
2005-2009 Spiral arts seminar student

Professional Experience

Software Development:

Place Lab. Civic Technologist Consulting | September 2014 - November 2014
Software Developer
App Developer
Tools: openFrameworks, Django, Python

NorthWestern University. Research Technologist | September 2014 - Present
Software Developer
Tools: Matlab, Python, Javascript, CSS, HTML

The Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good fellowship | June 2014 - August 2014
Software Developer
Data Science
Tools: Python, Pandas, Django, D3js, CSS, Javascript, minimal R, Github

Chicago Lakeside/LakeSim Development | July 2013 - September 2013
Architecture Simulation Software Development
Project Consultant
App Developer
Tools: Python, City Engine, openStreetMaps

Assistant Technician in SAIC's sound department | June 2013 - December 2013
Design SAIC's 2013 amplifier kit
App Developer
Tools: Arduino, soldering irons, Python, PhoneGap, Roland CNC machine

Teaching experience:

Video Game Development/Digital Media at Solorio High School | March 2015 - Present
Teaching high school students storrytelling via video game development and digital image-making.
Tools: Stencyl, Gimp, InkScape, Processing, Arduino, WebDev

Video Game Development at Hyde Park Art Center | January 2015 - April 2015
Teaching high school students storrytelling via video game development.
Tools: Stencyl, Piskel

Art and Technology studio at Hyde Park Art Center | September 2014 - November 2014
Teaching high school students robotics and software development
Tools: Makey Makey, Little Bits, Stencyl

Game Development at Elevarte | August 2013 - November 2013
Teaching children ages 10-14 how to program video games
Tools: Stencyl

Video Game Development and Robotics at Hyde Park Art Center | January 2014- March
Helped students ages 10-14 understand and apply robotics and code with art.
Tools: PicoCrickets, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Scratch

Teaching Assistant experience:

Data Visualization: Northwestern Kellog + Viscog. April 2015 - May 2015
Help students with Tableau and D3 data visualizations.
Tools: Tableau, D3, Python

DataViz: SAIC + NorthWestern. July 2013-August 2013
Leader in Chicagos, and Me, Myselfie, Eye research groups
Software developer for Me, Myselfie, Eye research group
Tools: Processing, Arduino, Python

BioRobotecture: SAIC AIADO. August 2013 – December 2013
Leading workshops in robotics, code development, and design, as well as participating in in-depth design/functionality student critiques
Tools: Processing, Arduino, Rhino/Grasshopper 3D


Languages (not in order):

Python, French, Processing, openFrameworks, Javascript, Spanish, D3js, Arduino, English, Git, Terminal, Matlab


CityEngine, Unity3D, Max/MSP, EagleCAD, Microsoft Excel, Rhinoceros 3D, Adobe PhotoShop/inDesign/Illustrator


Prominent in electrical schematic diagraming/prototyping, wood/metal shop, 3D printing, Laser Cutting, Print Making, Gazepoint GP3


2005-2009 Spiral Arts Gallery show. Chicago, Illinois
2009 After School Matters photography gallery. Chicago, Illinois
2010 Art Bash - Chicago, IL
2011 Florida Oasis at The Comfort Station. Chicago, Illinois
2012-2013 The Little Village Air Quality Initiative. Chicago Illinois
2013 SAIC Set Off, Graduate Design Exhibition. Chicago, Illinois
2013 GalleryX + LNC, SAIC/Northwestern University DataVis exhibition. Chicago, Illinois
2014 Bachelors of Fine Arts exhibition, SAIC. Chicago, Illinois
2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile (International Furniture Fair), Milan, Italy
2014 Istanbul Biennial, Manifesting the Look of Love, Istanbul, Turkey
2014 Plat | forms: Conversations In Place, Arts Incubator, Chicago, Illinois
2015 E + D Spring Magazine.


The Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good fellowship
The Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good fellowship is a University of Chicago summer program for aspiring data scientists to work on data mining, machine learning, big data, and data science projects with social impact
The University of Chicago
April 2014

Presenter at 20th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
KDD 2014, a premier interdisciplinary conference, brings together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data. Data Mining for Social Good is this year's special theme, highlighting work that contributes to social good.
August 2014

Anna Louise Raymond Fellowship
The awards enable recipients to continue their professional growth through advanced independent study, artmaking, research, and travel.
Dean Daderko, Curator, Contemporary Art Museum.
Houston Aram Moshayedi, Curator, UCLA Hammer Museum.
April 2014

Motorola Solutions Innovation Generation Grant in association to the GFRY Research Studio
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
August 2012

National Merit Scholarship Recepient
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
August 2010