John Chen

Software Engineer BE(Hons) · (021) 085-87480 · john.bm.chen@gmail.com

An aspiring software developer with a passion for how technology can be used for the betterment of societal and business outcomes. An avid learner, excited by the potential that the technology of tomorrow holds.


Education

The University of Auckland

Bachelor of Engineer Honours
Software Engineering
Clubs & Societies | Student Life, Unichurch, Google Developer Student Club, Devs Society, Web Development & Consultancy Club, Software Engineering Student Association

GPA: 9.0

Mar 2020 - Present

Manurewa High School

National Certificate of Educational Achievement
Clubs & Societies | Concert Band, Drumline, Badminton, Table Tennis, Spoken Word, Animation

Excellence Endorsed at levels 1, 2, 3

Feb 2015 - Dec 2019

Experience

Research and Development Intern

- Design and execution of lab scale and on-site R&D experiments in topics including: sensing technology for remote monitor of water infrastructure, wireless data capturing and transmission, data interpretation and analytics.
- Responsible for site surveys and input for digital representation of water infrastructure assets.
- Development and continual improvement of algorithms to perform remote monitoring of water infrastructure asset condition
- Proactive participation in safety conversations, risk assessment exercises, and adhesion to health & safety and policies.
Dec 2020 - Feb 2021
& Jan 2020 - Feb 2020

Projects


Achievements

Jump to secondary schooling

Volunteering

YTech NZ

Executive Member and Operations Lead

In partnership with CreateOps, YTech hosts events that bring industry and secondary schools together to one place at one time to foster connection between the technological leaders of today and tomorrow. Following the success of their events such as ‘YTech: Walking on Mars’ and ‘AI: The World of Tomorrow’, YTech NZ continues to provide insight into STEM pathways and hopes to expand nationwide in the future — particularly to rural and underrepresented communities.

Mar 2017 - Present

Manurewa Youth Council

Events Lead / Treasurer et al.

The Manurewa Youth Council is a Charitable Trust of 21 young people between the ages of 12-24 years old, selected annually from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, reflecting the local community of Manurewa. We connect, support and empower young people to be actively involved in the community.

Nov 2015 - Nov 2018

Programming Languages and Tools
  • Dart & Flutter
  • Python
  • HTML & CSS
  • Javascript
  • Java
  • C
  • MATLAB & R
  • Blender
  • Unity
Languages
  • English
  • Mandarin
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