Mentors

Sometimes, it's dangerous to go alone.

Do you need help with a problem in your code? Don't know where to start? Request help from a mentor on the #mentorship channel on Slack!

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Ankit Aggarwal

Stony Brook University

Experience:

Software engineering intern at Uber and Wipro

Skills:

Python, C++, JavaScript, Node.js, Go, C, Java, PHP, git, MySQL, Hive, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Flask, WebRTC, Linux, Docker, GCP, React, jQuery, Bootstrap, Electron, Android NDK, R, OpenCV, TensorFlow, scikit-learn, scikit-opt, pandas, LaTeX

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Arjun Bastola

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Experience:

Data Analyst; Applications Developer

Skills:

Python, JavaScript, C++, Java, R; Node.js, React Native, Android App, MEAN Stack; MongoDB, Postgres, SQL

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Nick Burkard

Disney Streaming Services

Experience:

2.5 years as a Software Engineer, judged HackRU Fall 2017

Skills:

Python, Java and TypeScript. Web app and API development using variety of frameworks (Angular, Spring Boot, etc.). Unit testing all of the things. Ensuring CI/CD of code via Jenkins, Docker and ECR. Creating and deploying templated stacks with CloudFormation.

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Tim Caggiano

Knowledgent

Experience:

Big data and analytics consulting

Skills:

Big data tools, Hadoop, AWS, Apache spark

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Maurizio Calo Caligaris

Stanford University

Experience:

Lecturer and TA at Stanford (machine learning, algorithms)

Skills:

Full-stack JS (Node, React, React Native, HTML5), data viz (d3), machine learning/AI (TensorFlow + theory), Unix, DevOps

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Mo Cheema

UPS

Experience:

Works with developers to clarify business needs

Skills:

Business Systems Analysis

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Andrey Chudnov

DE Shaw & Co, L.P.

Experience:

Security Architect and D. E. Shaw & Co. Worked in R&D for information security and formal methods for 2 years prior. CS PhD.

Skills:

Haskell, JavaScript, Java, Go, C/C++, Python. Can help with general system design, web applications and, of course, security.

Jacob Cole

Jacob Cole

MIT, IdeaFlow.io

Experience:

Founded IdeaFlow.io, which raised $1.8 million. Conducts AI research at MIT.

Skills:

Modern Web programming (especiallyJavascript/Typescript/frameworks), extensive Mathematica, Java, Python


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Ningxian Fan

ITHAKA

Experience:

UX/UI

Skills:

C++, JS, Python

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Nikki Fernandez

Newark Venture Partners

Experience:

Advises startups, works in venture investing.

Skills:

(Non-technical.) Business models, go-to market strategies, competitive positioning, marketing/business development strategies (how to raise funding, refine pitches pitch, create pitch decks, etc.)

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Will Groppe

ITHAKA

Experience:

30 years as a professional developer

Skills:

Python, Clojure, Go, Fusion 360, CAM, G-code, 3D Printing

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Jeffrey Han

Facebook

Experience:

Software engineer at Facebook.

Skills:

Java, systems

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Derek Hung

Mareana Inc.

Skills:

Python, Machine Learning, Data Analysis

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Ila Hur

Capital One

Experience:

Android Software Engineer

Skills:

Java, Kotlin, Objective-C, Swift, Android, iOS

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Andrew Ippoliti

BotFactory

Experience:

TA for senior EE labs and design courses. Over 10 years of programming experience.

Skills:

Python, JavaScript/HTML/CSS/Node Jquery, Phonegap, Unity, HoloLens, Arduino, RPi, Beaglebone, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, Fedora), electronics/robotics, 3d printing/modeling/animation, OpenCv and NLP

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Yousuf Jamil

Ngineerx

Experience:

Software engineer at UPS, CEO and co-founder of Ngineerx

Skills:

C#, C++, JS, Python, Angular 5+, HTML, CSS, LESS, Bootstrap, Azure, AWS

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Ranchu Mathew

Mareana Inc

Experience:

Programmer

Skills:

Python and its scientific and machine learning environment

Jacob Lee

Jacob Lee

Standard Library

Experience:

Co-founder of Standard Library, Princeton CS alum, software engineer at Google

Skills:

API development, Node.js, JavaScript

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Sujil Maharjan

Knowledgent

Experience:

Full Stack Dev at Knowledgent

Skills:

Javascript, Python, Java, C++, NodeJS, Express, Vue, React, Angular, MongoDB, AWS, and MS Azure

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Steve Meyer

Standard Library

Experience:

BA in CS and math, more than a year of professional engineering experience

Skills:

Javascript, Python, AWS

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Samuel Miller

Facebook

Experience:

Lab TA at Princeton for 3 semesters, TA for ELE 206 and PHY 103/104

Skills:

Java, Python, C, C++

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Anjali Mittu

Capital One

Experience:

Full-time software engineer

Skills:

Java, Python, Flask, API development

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Liza Pagano

ITHAKA

Skills:

Visual design, UI

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Vivek Pandey

Knowledgent

Experience:

Software and Data Engineer with three years of experience consulting for various fortune 200 companies. Co-Founder of Ngineerx.

Skills:

JavaScript, Python, Node.js, Express.js, Angular 2+, Bootstrap, Material, SQL, jQuery, MongoDB, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Git

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Yash Patel

Oculus VR

Experience:

Oculus VR

Skills:

Python, C++, Java, Javascript

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Vishal Prasad

Mareana Inc.

Experience:

Founding partner and CPO of Mareana. Focused on solving unstructured data problems.

Skills:

NLP, Python

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Di Qi

Facebook

Experience:

Computer science major who now works at Facebook.

Skills:

Java, Python, Tensorflow, PyTorch

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Bill Reynolds

Proactive Media Holding

Experience:

Decades of programming experience, 4 years of mentoring at HackPrinceton

Skills:

JavaScript, jQuery, Node, V8, Java

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Francis Ricci

Facebook

Experience:

More than three years at Facebook

Skills:

C/C++, LLVM, Mac and Linux OS and syscalls, Java, Python

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Aaron Ward

DE Shaw & Co, L.P.

Experience:

Freelance mobile app developer, SysAdmin at DE Shaw

Skills:

General IT infrastructure, PowerShell, Android dev (Java)

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Austin Ward

Binghamton University

Experience:

Director of Hackathon Community (Weekly presentations)

Skills:

Languages: C++, Python, Go, JavaScript, C, Java. Technologies: MongoDB, Web. Frameworks: Node.js, Spring Boot, Express, Bootstrap. Tools: Vim, Git, Nginx, Pandas

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Austin Ward

Binghamton University

Skills:

JavaScript