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Aakash Mishra

4012 Frontera Drive • Davis, CA 95618 • amishra@college.harvard.edu • (530) - 601-8868

 


Education

HARVARD UNIVERSITY Cambridge, MA

A.B. , Computer Science and Applied Math. May, 2023

Relevant Current Year Coursework: CS50, 51, Math 23A, 23C, Science the Age of AI (FRS51C)

 

 

DAVIS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Davis, CA

SAT: 1580 GPA: 4.7 (Highest GPA) SAT Chemistry: 800 SAT Physics: 800 June, 2019

AP Calculus BC: 5 AP Physics C E&M: 5 AP Chemistry: 5 (Received a 5 on 11 AP Tests)

National AP Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Commended Student

 

 

Experience

 

ADVANCED FARMING TECHNOLOGIES (California-based Ag-Robotics Startup) Davis, CA

 

Software Developer / Robot Operator August 2019 –

December 2019

  • Used Machine Learning to develop autonomous strawberry-picking robots

  • Used Sci-kit Learn (Python), Tensor Flow

  • Programmed systems in C++

 

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

JET PROPULSION LABORATORIES (JPL) Pasadena, CA

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (CALTECH) Cambridge, MA

 

(Research in Engineering and Technology) RISE Joint Intern June 2018 - September 2018

  • Studied Kuiper Belt Asteroid Groups

  • Gathered data sets from Palomar Observatory, Pasadena, CA

  • Published International Research Paper in The Astronomy Journal

  • Published Minor Planetary Circular (MPC) with the International Astronomical Association (IAU)

  • Processed FITS files, CCD Images

  • Calculated Orbital Trajectories, Spectra, Coma, Apparent Magnitude

  • Photometry, Astrometry

  • Used Python involved data extraction methods

 

FIRST ROBOTICS TEAM CITRUS CIRCUITS (1678) Davis, CA

Senior Programmer

August 2017 – June 2019

  • Used C++ for systems

  • Python for kinematics and other physics applications

  • Java for App development (Android Studio)

  • Placed 3rd at the World FRC Robotics Championship (1,400 Teams and 70+ countries)

  • Specialized in vision processing, PID Tuning

 

 

Skills & Interests

 

Technical: C, C++, Python, Java, JS, MATLAB, R, Fortran

 

Language: English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate), Hindi (fluent)

 

Laboratory: DNA/RNA Extraction, PCR, Agar preparation, Airborne Bacterial Contamination, Nanotechnology, Worked with E coli, Salmonella, Listeria, TB, Super bugs, Bio-Saftey Level 3 Certified

 

Interests: Astrophotography, Telescope building, DIY, Piano and Violin, Singing

 

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