R&D Engineering Intern

Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory, Reston VA
June 2019 - Present

    Worked proactively and with little supervision to accomplish tasks using Agile methodology. Worked on developing a JSON Editor using Angular 7 and JSON Schema. Interacted directly with engineers to build requirements supporting the development of critical Cyber research facilities and the associated capabilities and equipment.

Virtual and Augmented Reality Research Assistant

February 2019 - Present

    Wheelchair Training Simulation (Accepted to 2020 IEEE VR conference):
    Consisted of procedurally generating a room/environment and path using a cost based system to assist with wheelchair training in VR.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

GMU Computer Science Department, Fairfax VA
January 2019 - January 2020

    Work consists of aiding students during their lab sections or during office hours by answering any questions they might have on tasks assigned to them. Used an online forum called Piazza to help answer questions that students might have about the class or projects. Monitored Intro to Computer Science Python class as well as an Object Oriented Java class.

Tax Preparer

Michael C. Montante, CPA & Associates PC, Alexandria VA
February 2019 - March 2019

    This position entails completing individual tax returns, and filing them into the appropriate locations. Tax returns are filed through the ATX software, which involves entering data from forms given by the client.


George Mason University: 2018-2022

Degree/Major: BS in Computer Science

Current GPA: 3.50 (In the Scale of 4.00)

Technical Skills

Programming Languages: Proficient in Python, Java
C#, C, and HTML/CSS Familiar with Angular7,
Javascript, and TypeScript

Development Enviornments:: GitHub, Proficient with
Unity C# (Game Development), Virtualbox, Basic knowledge of
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Powerpoint, Word, Onedrive), Basic Knowledge of Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Drive, Photos, etc.)


Paper Accepted to 2020 IEEE VR Conference

Automatic Synthesis of Wheelchair Training Scenarios

Wanwan Li*, Javier Talavera*, Amilcar Gomez Samayoa*, Jyh-Ming Lien, Lap-Fai Yu *Equal contributors Automatic Synthesis of Virtual Wheelchair Training Scenarios. IEEE Virtual Reality (VR 2020)