Vivek Khimani

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Vivek is an undergraduate student at Drexel University pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with minors in Mathematics and Data Science. Vivek is extremely passionate about his interests in backend engineering, mathematics, and data science. As a result, he is pursuing concentrations like artificial intelligence, computer networks, computer security, & systems engineering. Vivek is currently working as a software engineering intern on the core backend engineering team at Return To Corporation (r2c), a startup in San Francisco. Vivek is an incoming software engineering intern on the Ads Model Platform team at Meta (Facebook). Previously, Vivek worked as a software engineering intern on the Market Data Frameworks (MDF) team at Susquehanna International Group (SIG).

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Programming Languages
Tools
Frameworks
Operating Systems
C/C++ 100%
Java 100%
Python 100%
JavaScript 100%
TypeScript 100%
LaTex 100%
HTML5 100%
Solidity 80%
BASH 80%
CSS 80%
Scheme 70%
Haskell 70%
Google Cloud100%
Git100%
Firebase100%
WordPress90%
SQL (MySQL/SQLite)80%
NoSQL (Mongo/Realm)80%
Git CI/CD70%
Docker70%
Kubernetes70%
Truffle70%
GIMP70%
Amazon Web Services60%
Tensorflow 100%
PyTorch 100%
Scikit-Learn 100%
Node.js 100%
Django100%
Flask100%
React-Native 80%
Bootstrap80%
Angular.js60%
Ubuntu 18.04100%
CentOS 8100%
MacOS100%
Windows80%

Academic Background

Please note that this is not my resume. It's just a summary of courses and activities I have been doing in college. My resume can be found here.

Summary

Vivek Khimani

  • GPA: 3.93/4.00
  • Major: Computer Science
  • Minor(s): Mathematics & Data Science
  • Concentrations(s): Artificial Intelligence, Computer Networks & Security, Systems Engineering

Education

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

2018 - Present

Drexel University

Award(s): Isaac L. Auerbach Innovation Award, Dean's List, Founder's Scholarship, Drexel Grant, Dragons Abroad Scholarship

Engagement: Drexel Algorithms & Data Structures (President), Drexel CS Theory Reading Group (Member)

Engineering Exchange & Research Program

Fall 2019

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)

Project: FedClean: A Decentralized Defense Mechanism Against Parameter Poisoning Attacks in Federated Learning Systems

Collaborators(s): Dr. Pan Hui & Dr. Dimitris Chatzopoulos

Pre-Collegiate Summer Institute

Summer 2016

Stanford University

Topic: Knot Theory (Mathematics)

Award: Full-Ride Scholar (including housing)

Upcoming Internship

Software Engineering Intern

Return To Corporation (R2C)

Duration: March 2022 - June 2022

Software Engineering Intern

Meta (Facebook)

Duration: June 2022 - September 2022

Previous Internship

Software Engineering Intern

Susquehanna International Group (SIG)

Team: Market Data Frameworks (MDF)

Duration: March 2021 - September 2021

Major Tools: C++, Python, Django, Docker, Kubernetes, Linux

Publications

FedClean: A Defense Mechanism Against Parameter Poisoning Attacks in Federated Learning

Venue: IEEE ICASSP 2022

Authors: A Kumar, V Khimani, D Chatzopoulos, P Hui

SplitEasy: A Practical Approach for Training ML models on Mobile Devices

Venue: ACM HotMobile 2021, SLDML 2021

Authors: K Palanisamy, V Khimani, MH Moti, D Chatzopoulos

Relevant Coursework

College of Computing

Drexel University

  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Programming
  • Concurrent Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Web & Mobile App Development
  • Data Mining Applications in Machine Learning
  • Data Structures & Algorithms I, II
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning (Honors)
  • Deep Learning (Graduate)
  • Functional Programming (Graduate)
  • Computer Networks: Theory, Concepts, Applications
  • Advanced Software Security
  • Advanced Software Design & Development

Department of Mathematics

Drexel University

  • Calculus I, II, III
  • Multivariate Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Probability & Statistics I, II

Teaching Assistant

College of Computing

Drexel University

  • CS 615 - Graduate Deep Learning
  • CS 613 - Graduate Machine Learning
  • CS 472 - Computer Networks
  • CS 265 - Advanced Programming Techniques
  • CS 260 - Data Structures & Algorithms
  • CS 172 - Computer Programming II

Portfolio

  • All
  • Ongoing
  • Research
  • Experiences
  • Hackathons
  • Fun

FedPay

Research Project

SplitEasy

Research Project

PowerPlay

Mobile App

Autofill Engine

ML Software

FedClean

Research Project

Groove

Web Interface

Tweeting For Love

Mobile App

HKUST Crawler

Enterprise

What To-Do

Web Interface

ML Competitions

Raw Code

Retrocade

Hardware Product

Flu-Finder

Web-Interface

Lunar Lander

Web-Interface

CurbStyle Inc.

Startup

Winfo Solutions

Internship

AGC

Project

Railway Management

Project

Certifications

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Honor Society

Invited to be a member in the Drexel Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, an International Honors Society for computing and information disciplines. Selected based upon outstanding academic achievement and high scholarship rating.

IBCOL, Hong Kong

Blockchain Workshop

IBCOL expands to International Blockchain Olympiad Attended an in-person workshop, Blockchain 101: Blockchains & Cryptography held at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology on October 30, 2019.

IIT-T, India

AI/ML Summer School

Attended a week long summer school at Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati, India. The summer school was held in July 2019 and covered basic theory of artificial intelligence & machine learning accompanied by coding sessions.

IIM-A, India

ML Bootcamp

Attended an invitation-based machine learning bootcamp organized by Google Developers community. It was a two-day event held at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

Coursera

Online Courses

Finished specializations and online courses like Machine Learning (Stanford University), Python Specialization, Blockchain Specialization, Deep Learning Specialization.

Stanford University

Summer School

Attended Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes in Summer 2016. Finished a course in knot theorey and awarded a full-ride scholarship (tuition and housing)

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Contact

Location:

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Call:

+1 (267)-530-9712

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