Jay Shenoy

Work

Research Assistant

University of California, Berkeley - September 2017 to Present

Using data processing to analyze legal documents regarding slave revolts in the 1700s. Developing map visualizations to make these data publicly accessible.

Full Stack Web Developer

India Center of Westchester - Summer 2015

Built web application for students to complete assignments online. Developed blogging platform for students to publish multimedia content, which was deployed on Google App Engine.

Research Assistant

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Summer 2013

Analyzed fetal echocardiography data for a study on changing trends in heart disease. Co-authored paper that was published in Congenital Heart Disease in August 2016.

Education

University of California, Berkeley

B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - 2017 to 2021

Relevant Coursework (Current): The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, Designing Information Devices and Systems I

Activities: UC Berkeley IEEE, Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

Fordham Preparatory School

Relevant Coursework: AP Computer Science A, AP Calculus BC, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Statistics

Activities: Math Team, Computer Club, Literary Magazine, Fordham Prep T.V.

Projects

Parkinson's Disease Research

Sep - Dec 2015

Developed machine learning models to diagnose Parkinson's disease with 94% accuracy.

Crossy Code

Dec 2015

Hour of Code tutorial that attracted 1700 students during C.S. Education Week.

Counteract

Jul - Aug 2016

Platform to detect and mitigate threatening behavior on social media. Won first place at the U.N.'s Unite for Humanity competition.

Awards

Intel ISEF Finalist

May 2016

One of 15 out of 428 projects chosen to represent NYC at ISEF.

Breakthrough Junior Challenge Finalist

Oct 2015

Video on quantum tunneling was one of the top 15 out of more than 2000 submissions.

NYT Video Contest Winner

Mar 2016

Video explaining the word "pyromaniac" won a contest run by The New York Times, which received over 800 entries.