Thomas Shields

Georgia Institute of Technology

Objective

I want to work in a stimulating environment that constantly immerses me in but challenges to learn more about my two favorite threads of Computer Science:
Artificial Intelligence and Information Security.

Experience

Teaching Assistant

Georgia Tech

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Course: Intro to Object Oriented Programming, CS 1331. Course taught in Java.

As of Spring 2015 I am the Head TA, the direct Assistant to Professor in managing the class of 400+ students, writing weekly programming assignments, grading, and holding office hours. Previously, I taught weekly recitation to 40+ students, graded assignments, and held office hours.

Front-End Intern

Isobar

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Sole front-end developer on an internal project, sole back-end developer on client project using technologies such as HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Django, Node.js, Linux/BASH, MVC, RESTful APIs, GIT, and SSH.

Web Developer

Romulus Marketing

Worked with e-Commerce platforms such as Squarespace and WooCommerce, utilized HTML/CSS/JavaScript knowledge, learned WordPress, including more complex templating and customization, and worked with services like PayPal, Amazon EC2, GoDaddy, etc.

Web Developer

Veritas Classical Schools Douglasville

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Developed website for Veritas Classical Schools Douglasville as well as a course and grade portal for students and teachers. Used technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET MVC, C#, LINQ

Education

B.S in Comp. Sci

Georgia Institute of Technology

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GPA: 3.56 / Major GPA: 3.76
Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Relevant coursework includes Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures & Algorithms, Systems, Design Patterns, and Artificial Intelligence

Activities

Internal Operations

The Agency

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Help run the Artificial Intelligence Club at the College of Computing. Twice a week meetings to discuss Artificial Intelligence, presented on various AI topics, work on AI problems / projects, etc.