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-Ever Coder Ever

>>> Swaleh.intro
Hi, my name is Swaleh[Swal-Eh or Swal or Sal or Something Like That]. A lot of people call me Swal. I am an avid maker, hacker, and teacher.
>>> Swaleh.interests
I like to design and build things. I spend my free time tinkering with robots, AI, motorcycles, and other neat projects. My major interests are Industry 4.0, Computer Vision, and STEAM Education advocacy.
>>> Swaleh.home
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada.
>>> Swaleh.education
Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering at McMaster University Minor in Computer Science
>>> Swaleh.work_exp.recent
Research Assistant 2018
McMaster University (Part Time)
-Work directly with Dr. Elizabeth Hassan (Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering) to investigate experiential learning techniques.
-Successfully design focus group sessions and surveys to collect useful data.
Teaching Assistant 2018
McMaster University (Part Time)
-Provide assistance to first year engineering technical design couse.
-Successfully teach students to use CAD software in weekly lab sessions.
-Maintain and provide regular updates to course marking software(CADGrader) with SQL, Python, and JavaScript.
Lab Technician 2018
McMaster University (Full Time)
-Supervised and directly managed day-to-day activities in McMaster First Year Engineering Lab (E.P.I.C. Lab).
-Developed autonomous 3D printer for Industry 4.0 applications.
Instructorial Internship 2017-2018
McMaster University (Full Time)
-Worked directly with course professors to teach university engineering course (ENG 1C03).
-Independently taught over 500 hundred students by running tutorial and lab classes.
-Exercised management skills while directing over 20 Teaching Assistants.
Educational Software Developer 2017
McMaster University (Full Time)
-Developed software application(CADGrader) that autonomously marks course assignments.
-CADGrader is used by all first year engineering students at McMaster University.
-Front End: JQuery, Electron, Three.js
-Back End: Node.JS, Python, AJAX, MySQL, PHP.
>>> Swaleh.goals
Implementing technological solutions that help communities.
Promoting robotics and general STEAM education among youth.

Shoot a Message: owaism@mcmaster.ca