My name is Kevin Zhang.
I'm a fourth year software engineering student at Concordia University.
I like to build stuff.
Here's my GitHub.
Developed and maintained several Spring-Boot micro-services for a new commerce SAAS application.
Decreased overall code debt by refactoring parts of the services while adhering to best design principles.
Developed and deployed an internal Flask web-tool used to monitor the health of the company’s global network infrastructure.
Utilized a comprehensive technology stack including containers(Docker), NGINX, remote deployment(Ansible), and Postgres
Developed a collaborative filtering travel recommender system using historical Air Transat travel and flight data.
Resulted in significantly more accurate travel recommendations in email campaigns and online marketing.
MLH ConuHacks III Overall 1st Place Winner
Hardware built using plumbing, CNC motors, and 2 milk boxes.
Programmed with Flask(Python) and G-code
Uses web scraping to generate a cover letter from a URL
Software built using BeautifulSoup and PDFmaker.
Chrome extension that parses an article's web page and returns an estimated read time.
Read time is injected directly into the HTML of the page for a seamless experience
Collaborative filtering recommender system based off historical travel data.
MLH ConuHacks II 5th place.
Exploits a vulnerability in Instagram's Android API to make story requests from public profiles
Searches the web page for particular keywords that were obtained using spoilblock crawler and blurs out potential spoilers.
Leverages social media geolocation and metadata to make travel recommendations.
Crawls and scrapes specific websites, mainly wikis, to find keywords associated with that show or movie.
Cumulative GPA: 3.82
2016-2017 Concordia Department of ENCS Dean's list
2015-2016 Concordia Department of ENCS Dean's list