Meet Roopak Venkatakrishnan, a self professed geek

I am currently pusuing my Masters in Computer Science at North Carolina State University. I can always been found in front of a system trying to hack something together or to learn something new. I love experimenting and have tried a lot of things right from setting up networks, developing applications to reverse engineering software. I go by the motto of trying to understand anything I can get my hands on.

I particularly love cloud based applications and have a special place for HTML5 apps. I have worked with a variety of languages across different products, and feel that a new language is not a barrier but an opportunity to learn something more. I am on the lookout for fulltime opportunities and would really love the opportunity to work on a challenging project.


Graduate Research Assistant, CSC Dept, NCSU

Aug 2013 - Current
Working on Attack Tolerant Software and fault tolerant software reliability.

Professor : Dr. Mladen Vouk

Software Engg. Intern, Google

May 2013 - Aug 2013
Worked with the Travel Team on various internal projcts. Worked on and launched a module which is triggered on certain queries on Google search.

Technologies used : C++, Java, Protobufs, and other internal tools.

Web Assistant, CSC Dept, NCSU

Aug 2012 - May 2013
Develop various modules for the department website. This includes several admin maintenance tools as well as front end work. Working on converting flash components to HTML5.

Technologies used : PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Jquery, HTML, CSS, and AJAX.

Intern, Alpha Cloud Labs

Dec 2011 - Jul 2012

  • Worked on a web based data summarizer that takes in text input, analyzes the content and summarizes it to a small set of sentences
  • OCR based data extraction and classification
  • Overlooked thw work of a group of students working on a sentiment analysis engine

Technologies used : Java, NLP, Amazon AWS, basic Hadoop setup and usage.

Part time Intern, Nishtha Technologies

Jun 2008 - Jul 2011

  • Developed a job tracking system using PHP/MySQL
  • Network Engineer - design, setup and maintenance of entire company network
  • FTP Server, NAS Server setup and maintenance


Master of Computer Science (North Carolina State University) 2014
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) (Anna University) 8.29/10 [July 2012]
Certificate in Business Accounting (CIMA, UK) July 2012

Where I am

Views: NCSU Centennial Campus by Roopak Venkatakrishnan


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