Jacob Hoffman

Software Contractor

Student and Teaching Assistant at Carnegie Mellon University.
Computer Engineering - Class of 2020

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Experience

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General Motors Engineer

Applied control theory concepts to design a safe brake system for trailers. The system included ABS and ESC safety features. This will save lives.

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Founder of Uncommon Core

Uncommon Core is a company that equalizes global math education with personalized learning for students using machine learning.

Machine Learning Research

Worked with Prof. Yuejie Chi on detecting illnesses using neural networks. Our input features were recorded emergency room EM brainwaves during sleep.

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Signals Research

Worked with Professor Sankar. on close range ultrasonic positioning for blind person navigation (CMU Dept. Of Computer Engineering).

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Software Research

Analyzed Github repository developer bugs. Then, created guidelines which if followed improve repository performance.

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Work in Data Mining

Worked in the STRUDEL lab (Socio-Technical Research Using Data Excavation Lab). My mentors were Professor Claire Le Goues and Professor Bogdan Vasilescu.

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Founder of Optimist Track NYC

Cofounded Optimist Track NYC, a track club that is pay as you wish. Has more than 20 registered athletes, many are low income.

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Athlete

Nationally ranked sprinter in high school. Tied the CMU 100m school record (10.7HT) in my freshman year. Three time CMU King of the Hill (2017-2019).

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Machine Learning Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for the graduate version of Intro To Machine Learning (18-661). Held office hours, recitations, and graded homeworks.

Skills And Resume

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A Computer Engineer With A Design Sense
Inventive, with a strong Carnegie Mellon University curriculum.

(15-410) Operating System Design And Implementation.
(18-461) Graduate Intro to Machine Learning for ECE.
(15-213) Introduction to Computer Systems.
(18-491) Digital Signal Processing.

RESUME

Software Engineering

Machine Learning

Operating Systems

Signal Processing

Product Design

Contact Me

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I prefer email but you can call me too.

jhoffma1@andrew.cmu.edu
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
+1 347 209 2325