ShaoWei Png

Citizenship : Singaporean

Contact

Tel : xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

e-mail : xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Address

Website

xxxxxxxx, Montréal, Québec, Canada

http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/~spng/

Profile

Objective

Seeking a software engineering position in a challenging and creative environment.

Availability

Graduating in May 2011

Key Skills

Languages

C, C++, Python, Java, Matlab

Libraries/Tools

STL, Boost

Operating Systems

Linux, Windows

Academic Keywords

Machine Learning, Data Mining

Education                          

September 2009 to Present

Master in Computer Science(Research) on full scholarship

McGill’s University, Montreal, Canada

August 2005 to December 2008

Bachelor in Computer Science(1st class Honors), Dean’s List. GPA: 4.63/5.00

National University of Singapore, Singapore

September 2007 to January 2008

Student Exchange Program, France

École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et de Mathématiques(ENSIMAG), Grenoble

Awards

·         Asia-Europe Meeting's (ASEM) DUO Exchange Fellowship Award from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Singapore) and the French Government

·         French Immersion Award from the French Embassy, 2006

·         Selected by Ministry of Education to represent Singapore in the Taiwan Immersion Programme

Work Experience

IBM Extreme Blue Technical Intern

Internship

IBM Ottawa, Canada

May to August, 2010

·         Used predictive analytics(SPSS) to optimize customer support process

Research Assistant

During the Master’s Course

Reasoning and Learning Laboratory, McGill University, Canada

September 2009 to Present

·         Member of the SmartWheeler Robotics WheelChair Project

Research Assistant

Full-time

Adaptive Computing Lab, National University of Singapore

March to August, 2009

·         Developed a software in C++ which is currently used in the Artificial Intelligence research community

o    http://bigbird.comp.nus.edu.sg/pmwiki/farm/appl/

·         Collaborated with Singapore-MIT Gambit Lab in developing new game models with AI knowledge

·         Published a top tier journal paper (Planning under Uncertainty for Robotic Tasks with Mixed Observability) in International Journal of Robotics Research

Software Developer

Internship

BT Frontline Technologies, Singapore

May to August, 2006

·         Part of a team that designed, implemented and tested a content management system in Java for an online news portal(http://www.asiaone.com/)

Activities and Interests

Sports

Regular runner in half marathons, a participant of the Outward Bound

Community Service

Organised a youth expedition project in Cambodia, December 2008.

Traveling

France, England, Italy, Austria, Germany, Spain, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand

Languages

English (native)

Mandarin (native)

French (Intermediate, DELF B1)