Projects

Stanford Marguerite iPhone App

A free, open-source iPhone app for the Stanford Marguerite shuttle bus system.

Github


Utility Knife

A Flask-based web app for visualizing Dropbox space/file usage as a treemap.

Github


Lightning Rod

(project frozen for now)

A free, cross-platform Dropbox client written in Java that runs on a flash drive.

Teammates: Evan Benshetler, Mike ChenCasey ConleyBill Etter

Awards:

  • Finalist, AngelHack Hackathon, Spring 2012

Website | Github


HAWK: Helicopter Aircraft Wielding Kinect

A quadrotor equipped with a Microsoft Kinect that creates 3D maps of buildings.

Teammates: Kelsey Duncombe-Smith, Bill Etter, Paul Gurniak, Matt Hale, Alfredo Muniz, Teddy Zhang

Advisor: Rahul Mangharam

Awards:

  • 2nd Place, Cornell Cup Embedded Systems Competition, 2012
  • Honorable Mention, University of Pennsylvania ESE Senior Design, 2011-2012

Video | Code


enunciate.me

A Django-based web app/widget that helps others learn how to pronounce your name correctly.

Teammates: Casey Conley, Varun Sampath

Awards:

  • Best Market Potential Award, PennApps Hackathon, Spring 2012

Website


uWave

A microwave hacked to play YouTube videos, completed in under 40 hours.

Teammates:  Varun Sampath, Ben ShyongTeddy Zhang

Awards:

  • First Place, PennApps Hackathon, Fall 2011

Website | Video | Code


SMS Person Finder

A crowd-sourced, text-message interface for Google’s Person Finder disaster victim database, completed in under 24 hours.

Teammates: Ted Lee + many others, see README

Awards:

  • First Place, Random Hacks of Kindness Silicon Valley Hackathon, June 2011

Demo Website (Non-functional) | Code


AutoPlug

A prototype automotive architecture for plug-n-play services.

Teammates: Gabe Torres, Teddy Zhang

Advisor: Rahul Mangharam

Awards:

  • Grand Prize, World Embedded Software Contest, 2010
  • Best Presentation, Rachleff Scholars Research Symposium, 2010

Video


NEStalgia

A wireless rifle controller for the game Cabal on the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Teammate: Evan Benshetler

Website | Video


SEPTA Now

A Rails-based real-time visualization of SEPTA’s regional rail trains, completed in under 40 hours.

Teammates: Varun Sampath, Ben ShyongTeddy Zhang

Awards:

  • Student Choice Award, PennApps Hackathon, Fall 2010