Matt Mills

Matt Mills


Education

Tufts University

Medford, MA

Candidate for Part-time M.S. in Computer Science

September 2018 - May 2020

Post-Baccalaureate program in Computer Science

May 2016 - September 2018

MITx, Stanford Online, UTAustinX, LinuxFoundationX

Online at edX.org

Non-Degree Computer-Science Coursework

January 2013 - December 2016

Penland School of Crafts

Penland, NC

8-week intensive Studio course in Furniture-Making

Fall 2013

University of Maine

Orono, ME

Coursework towards B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Spring 2011

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

B.A. in Visual Arts

September 2005 - August 2009

  • 30+ credits in Mechanical Engineering and 20 in Mathematics
  • Magna Cum Laude; 4-year Dean's List; Honors Program Graduate

Relevant Coursework

  • COMP105 Programming Languages
  • COMP20 Web Programming
  • COMP115 Database Systems
  • COMP131 Intro to Artificial Intelligence
  • COMP61 Discrete Math
  • COMP15 Data Structures
  • 6.03X Embedded Systems - Shape the World
  • 6.004.1x Computation Structures: Digital Circuits
  • LFS101x.2 Introduction to Linux
  • 6.00.2x Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science
  • 6.00.1x Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
  • DB1 Introduction to Relational Databases
  • GAM 110 Games and Society
  • ART 240 History of Graphic Design
  • ART 130/1 Visual Studies Foundation 1 + 2
  • ART 350 Color in Multiple Media
  • ART 290 Introduction to Digital Tools
  • GE 110 Engineering Design
  • GE 111 Engineering Problem Solving and Computation
  • MIM 340 Introduction to Materials Science
  • MIM 350 Engineering Mechanics and Design
  • MTH 343 Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Engineering
  • MIM 380 Thermodynamics
  • CIE 225 Transportation Engineering
  • MAT 332 Statistics for Engineers
  • MEE 251 Strength of Materials

Professional Experience

Tufts University

Medford, MA

Medford's leading private research university

Biographical Records Assistant

August 2017 - Present

Maintaining records for Tufts Alumni and Fundraising Offices

  • Collecting and verifying biographical information for Tufts' constituents
  • Developing tools and processes to efficiently update internal database
  • Have reduced the man-hours needed for some processes from 20+ hours to less than 20 minutes

Student Worker

May 2017 - August 2017

Part-time employee while studying at Tufts University

  • Accurately recorded donations to the University
  • Created tools to accelerate gift recording and documentation

Cambridge Innovation Center

Cambridge, MA

An international leader in the development and operation of coworking facilities

Client Services Team Member

February - May 2012

Customer Service and Operations Professional

  • Gave guided tours of facility to prospective and new clients
  • Responded to Help-Desk requests concerning provided services
  • Tier 1 IT support for client hardware and software issues

Facilities Team Member

August 2009 - January 2011

Customer Service and Maintenance Professional

  • Planned and executed office renovations, turnarounds, and move-outs
  • Collaborated with contractors and other businesses to complete special projects
  • Tracked furniture inventory and designed office layouts

Part-time Facilities Team Member

Octobery 2008 - August 2009

Office painter and furniture mover while studying at NEU

  • Planned and executed office cleanings, paintings, and installations

GE Energy

Manufacturer of Steam Turbines for Energy Production

EID Engineering COOP

January - July 2007

COOP Employee in the Steam Turbine Diaphragm Group

  • Identified turbines at risk for failure from unanticipated increased metal fatigue
  • Accelerated manufacturing processes by analyzing finished-part and raw-stock dimensions

Skills

Programming in Python, C/C++, JavaScript, AutoHotKey, Bash.

Using database tools like SQL, Postgres, and SQLAlchemy.

Creating and editing digital content with Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Avid, and FinalCut Pro.

Publishing content with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Transforming and Analyzing data using Word, Excel, Python, and Tableau.

Working within MacOS, Windows, Linux, and Embedded Systems.

Activities

  • Disassembling PCBs, cataloging and collect datasheets for the components
  • Setting up remote Raspberry Pi motion-activated bird cams
  • Writing extensively (and privately) in a digital journal
  • Using Neural Net libraries to get the computer to write journal entries for me
  • Learning about new tools, techniques, and ideas in art, technology, and computer science