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Swetha Shankar
4217, Grove Circle, Apt #2, Las Vegas, NV-89119, Phone: 702-686-6663
swethashankarn@gmail.com
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OBJECTIVE
Seeking a full-time job as a Software Engineer, to give myself the best
possible opportunity of being exposed to the growing trends of Technology
and expand my Engineering skill set, in order to give my best to the
Employer.

EDUCATION

Masters:
Masters in Computer Science, 2008
GPA: 3.63 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Bachelors:
Bachelor of Technology (B.TECH), 2006 GPA: 3.5
Anna University, India
(Information Technology)
Certifications:
Microsoft Certified Professional (SQL), 2007
Microsoft Certified Professional (VB.net), 2004

WORK EXPERIENCE

Graduate Assistant at the School of Computer Science, UNLV
- As Teaching Assistant, graded assignments and online projects for
Principles of Programming Languages. Currently teaching lab sessions
for the course Computer Science1 which involves programming in C++ and
java.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

. Programming Languages - Java frames, Java Swing, C++,
VB,VB.NET
. DBMS - SQL Server 2000, MS
Access
. Operating Systems - Windows 95/2000/Me/XP/Vista,
Linux


RESEARCH AND ACADEMICS

. Current thesis research on Comparing polygonal shapes using the
turning function.


Description:

Developed a preprocessing algorithm for computing
the turning function to compare polygonal shapes.
An algorithm was also developed to automatically
extract the monotone chain from the polygon.
Further, a smoothing technique may be applied to
remove noisy edges from the monotone
chain.

Responsibilities:

. Involved in research and development phase for implementing new
algorithms for shape recognition.
. Developed UI using Java Swing and JFrames.
. Java classes were used for automating each algorithm.

Environments:

Java, Java Swing, Eclipse.

. Project Name: UNLV Medical Records Manager Language used: VBA


Description:


The software makes the hospital front desk management
electronic. As the software is tend to
be integrated with front desk and pharmacy, the software
ensures effective front desk management
from setting up an appointment with the doctor to
providing medication.



Responsibilities:

. Involved in research and development phase for understanding
the user needs of Front desk personnel.
. Interacting with the front desk personnel and UNLV health care
management after each phase to obtain feedback.
. Developed an interactive UI using VB forms for health care
front desk personnel to make all tasks electronic.
. Integrated the Pharmacy front desk with health care front desk
to electronically transfer insurance, prescription information
etc.
. MS Access was used as the back end.
. Interacted with the team members in resolving bugs/issues.


Environments:

Microsoft Office 2003 - VBA

. Project Name: Crime Records System Language used: VB.net Company:
Microsoft


Description:


The software makes policing completely electronic.
Restricted privileges were given to each user of the system.
The website was mainly designed to maintain and update
crime records and case details.


Responsibilities:

. Involved in research and development by interviewing police
officers to determine user needs.
. Developed a very interactive UI for each user in the police
department.
. OLEDB connection to SQL server established.
. Restricted privileges given to each user in the police
department.
. Graphical reports generated in MS Excel.
. Interacted with the users of the police department to get
feedback on the UI and made corresponding changes.


Environments:

Microsoft Visual Studio 2003

UNDERGRADUATION PROJECTS:


. Project Name: Energy Savings in Mobile Devices for TCP Downloads.

. Wireless environment simulated using NS2.
. Receiver advertised window size set to zero after the first
packet is received by modifying the required functions in TCP.cc
(client side) file.
. RFC1323 enabled in NS to calculate the RTT and end of burst.
This is done by modifying TCPsink.cc (server side) file.
. The sleep times of energy saving TCP and standard TCP is caught
and compared by modifying the TCP.cc file.

AVAILABILITY: September 15th 2008
* Willing to relocate

REFERENCES
Available upon request.

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