Zach Desai

Education

The University of Texas at Austin

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Graduation: May 2021

GPA: 3.88

Coursework:

  • Data Structures
  • Computer Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Algorithms
  • Discrete Math for Computer Science
  • Calculus
  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Statistics
  • Linear Algebra

Scholarships:

  • Andy Grove Scholarship for Intel Employees' Children

Zach Desai

Experience

Software Engineer Intern for Capital One June 2020 - August 2020

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Software Development Intern for Bentley Systems May 2019 - August 2019

  • Worked full-time with developers of the OpenPlant team, which focuses on plant models
  • Created Plant Viewer to view and interact with iModels in an Electron application
  • Revised SQLLiteCompare, a program to manage databases that store the data for iModels
  • Checked in work through GitHub and met both in person and over video/voice call

Grocery Clerk for Kroger March 2018 - August 2018

  • Served as the store’s only day-time grocery clerk and learned the ‘in’s and ‘out’s of retail

Programming Intern for CadEnhance March 2017 - March 2018

  • Worked directly with the Founder/President on its flagship PartBuilder program
  • PartBuilder is a sold product to manage and map computer board pin data
  • Added search and draw capabilities among others to the PartBuilder program
  • Checked in work through GitHub and met both in person and over video/voice call
Zach Desai

Skills

Programming

Proficient in Java, C, x86, & Git

Advanced in C#, C++, Python, Perl, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, & TypeScript

Familiar with SQL, Electron, React, Angular, Node.js, & AWS

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Specialist for Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access

Zach Desai

Projects




Zach Desai

Leadership & Activities

Texas Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) May 2019 - May 2020

VP Corporate Senior Officer

Student organization for tech workshops, programming competitions, and social events

Largest computer science organization on UT Austin campus

  • In-charge of scheduling tech workshops and other recruiting events with sponsors

  • Communicating with recruiters of tech companies to get sponsors and plan events

Texas Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) August 2018 - May 2019

VP Corporate Operational Officer (trainee)

Student organization for tech workshops, programming competitions, and social events

Largest computer science organization on UT Austin campus

  • Set-up, planned, and ran the annual Corporate Banquet (recruiting opportunity)

  • Set-up and planned tech workshops for ACM sponsors (recruiting opportunity)

Boy Scouts of America Troop 181

  • Eagle Scout

  • Patrol Leader of National Honor Patrol

High School Marching and Concert Band Jasper HS and Plano West SHS

  • Vice President

  • Section Leader

  • Sound Engineer

High School Pop Band Jasper HS

  • Founder

  • President

Christ United Methodist Church Plano, TX

  • Youth Member

  • Upward Basketball Volunteer Coach and Referee

Plano Family YMCA Youth Basketball

  • Volunteer Coach

Computer Club Plano West SHS

  • Java Coding Workshops

  • Java Coding Competitions

Bowling Team Plano West SHS

  • JV Team Captain

Honor Societies Plano West SHS

  • National Honor Society (Volunteer)

  • Mu Alpha Theta (Math Tutor)

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Map games I made in 9th grade that are still somehow often used

AP Human Geography at Jasper HS (Plano, TX)

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Zach Desai

Honors, Awards, & Scores

Academic Achievements

  • Andy Grove Scholarship for Intel Employees' Children

  • AP Scholar with Distinction

Extracurricular Accomplishments

  • Eagle Scout

  • Patrol Leader of National Honor Patrol

  • Placement in All-Region Bands

Test Scores

  • AP Calculus BC: 5 of 5

  • AP Computer Science A: 5 of 5

  • SAT Math 2 Subject Test: 800 of 800

  • SAT Math: 790 of 800

  • ACT Math: 35 of 36

  • SAT: 1550 of 1600

  • ACT: 33 of 36




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Social, Network, & Contact