Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
Senior at Georgia Tech in Computer Engineering, research lead for Dr. Adibi’s AI-Based Discovery and Innovation team, finance applications group.
I enjoy solving complex, impactful problems; my interests and experience include distributed systems, data engineering, machine learning and full-stack development.
I like picking up new hobbies, currently DJing, waterskiing, soccer, playing the violin, the guitar, and cooking.
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ATLANTA, GA, USA
August 2020 - May 2024
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering.
Clubs and societies include the Waterski and Wakeboard Club (Junior Executive Officer), the Google Developer Students Club, the Blockchain Club.
COLLEGE LOUISE WEGMANN, BEIRUT, LEBANON
September 2007 - May 2020
French Baccalaureate, Scientific Stream with specialization in Mathematics.
Clubs and societies include the Mathematics delegation to national Olympiads, Poetry delegation, Model United Nations delegation, and Soccer team.
Honors and achievements include highest distinction/overall highest GPA: "Prix d'Excellence" from grade 1 to 12.
SKILLS AND COURSEWORK
Advanced Programming Techniques in C++ - ECE 4122
Cloud Computing - ECE 4150
Database Systems - SQL, ECE 4400
Design & Analysis of Algorithms - CS 3510
Information Security - CS 4235
Computer Networking - CS 3251
Data Structures and Algorithms - Java, CS 1332
Objects & Design - CS 2340
Object Oriented Programming - Java, CS 1331
Machine Learning - Matlab
Udemy iOS & Swift App Development - Swift
Web Development - HTML, CSS
Macroeconomics - Georgia Tech ECON2105
Investments, Accounting, Modern portfolio Theory, DCF/Modeling, Fixed Income - GTSF Investments Committee Mentorship Program
Differential Calculus - College Louise Wegmann
Integral Calculus - College Louise Wegmann
Multivariable Calculus - Georgia Tech MATH2551
Linear Algebra - Georgia Tech MATH1554
Differential Equations - Georgia Tech MATH2552
Physics I - Georgia Tech PHYS2211
Electricity and Magnetism - Georgia Tech PHYS2212
General Chemistry - Georgia Tech CHEM1310
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Architecture, Systems, Concurrency & Energy in Programming - Georgia Tech ECE 3058
Programming HW/SW Systems
Digital System Design - Georgia Tech ECE2020
Circuit Analysis - Georgia Tech ECE2040
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERN,
AMAZON WEB SERVICES
Web Application Firewall - Bot Detection & Intelligence
Rust, Typescript, AWS ECS, Fargate, Cloudfront, S3, Route53, WAF, Unit Testing, Canary Testing, CI/CD
May 2023 - July 2023
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERN,
WARP - Fulfillment
C#, .NET, Angular, MsSQL, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Unit Testing
January 2023 - April 2023
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INTERN, NORDSTROM
June 2022 - August 2022
October 2021 - Present
Data & Analytical Solutions - Supply Chain Outboud
Python, SQL, Teradata, AWS EC2, Gitlab, CI/CD, Unit Testing
RESEARCH, GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PROF. ALI ADIBI
September 2021 - Present
Designed a reinforcement learning agent that reallocates stock weights in a financial portfolio to maximize the Sharpe Ratio.
Developed a Deep Deterministic Policy Gradient Algorithm to integrate continuous action spaces in the model.
Built a custom OpenAI Gym environment to support and test the DDPG model.
UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT, PHYS 2211, GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Leading the weekly lab sessions of a 30-student cohort.
Guiding the group problem solving sessions of the cohort.
Angel is a drone solutions company that provides complimentary software to optimize natural disaster management. I was responsible of the Vulcan, a wildfire prevention drone.
Compared 13 ML models for wildfire forecasting on the cross-validation set using PyCaret.
Chose the Extra Trees Classifier which scored 87.5% accuracy on the test set.
Built another ML model to recognize fire in a video using InceptionV3 from the Keras API.
Added several layers (dense, dropout and Global Average Pooling) for regularization which resulted in an accuracy of 97.5% on the test set.
Second place among 100+ undergraduate, masters and PhD students from Georgia Tech and Emory.
FEBRUARY 2021 - PRESENT
Mobile application specifically designed for college students to fight social isolation during the pandemic.
Built and designed app prototype single-handedly in less than 24 hours.
Responsible for implementing self-ideated user features (Ex: Sharing testing vaccination and testing data collected from the college's health services before scheduling a meeting).
Finalists with honorable mention among 200+ undergraduate, masters and PhD students from Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Content-based movie recommender I use on "movie Saturdays" with friends.
Built content-based recommender system for movies using Python.
Created "data soup" vector for each movie, containing movie description keywords, genre, title, crew, and cast.
Applied the CountVectorizer( ) to each movie vector and computed the cosine similarity between each pair of vectors.
Output 10 most similar movies (highest cosine similarity score) to input movie.
Homemade desk bluetooth speaker.
3D printed body of speaker in PLA using Cura 3 on an FDM printer.
Designed wooden side panels using JobControl X and laser-cut them on the Trotec Speedy 400.
Designed and built circuit containing a power supply, step down converter, Bluetooth board, amplifier, and driver.
SAVE THE OCEANS
Speed Website Building
Designed and built the website using HTML and CSS in under 24 hours to raise awareness around ocean pollution.
COLOR SENSITIVE ROBOT
Research Project, French Bac
Built a color sensitive robot using LEGO Mindstorms.
Associated to each color the name of a "material". After recognizing the color of the block presented to it, the robot would say the name of the material and drop the block in a specific box.
SEPTEMBER 2017 - PRESENT
Founded this project in association with the Lebanon Mountain Trail (LMT).
Targeted the sustainable development of rural Lebanese regions.
Raised $1500+ in funds from students of various schools by selling Rashaya Al Wadi village local products.
Enhanced the economy of the village and helped increase tourism by +50% (measured by change in number of visitors over the year).
Finalists for the Chemali Prize.
RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS
SECOND PLACE, GEORGIA TECH X EMORY UNIVERSITY,
Natural Disaster Hackathon: 100+ undergraduate, masters, and PhD students from both universitites.
FINALISTS WITH HONORABLE MENTION, GEORGIA TECH X EMORY UNIVERSITY,
Covid-19 Hackathon; 200+ undergraduate, masters, and PhD students from both universities.
PRIX D'EXCELLENCE, COLLEGE LOUISE WEGMANN,
2007 - 2020
Highest Distinction, Overall Highest GPA. Awarded to one or two student(s) yearly.
FIRST PRIZE, YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY,
Startup pitch competition at the end of the bootcamp, $400 prize.
BEST SPEAKER AWARD, REACH CAMBRIDGE,
Best speaker award during final debate covering gene editing.
MUSIC, VIOLIN, LEBANESE NATIONAL HIGHER CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, SEPTEMBER 2007 -JULY 2020
Studied at the National Conservatoire.
Participated in summer Orchestras and Chamber Music concerts.