I work on modern teaching methods and innovative technical solutions for STEM education.
Techlab Education - founded in 2013, reaches tens of thousands of students in the Bay Area through classes and events
Pythonroom - used by over 250k students around the world to learn computer science
APCS - an open-source graphics library and teaching methodology for Java
Pseudocode - an open-source programming language to introduce typed languages to young children in a fun way
Rapid, automated mosaicking of the human corneal subbasal nerve plexus - worked on image processing and graph theory aspects of the project, published and presented in 2017
What I'm working on:
kitafi.com - free Swahili lessons
curriculum.io - open source curriculum and teaching methodologies
I support and work with a range of nonprofit causes.
Global Canvas - board member
SCVSEFA - science fair judge, project mentor, bronze level sponsor
I speak English and Hindi fluently. I studied Spanish for three years in high school and Swahili for three years in college. I am currently learning spoken and written Mandarin.
Hiking, (long|snow|surf)boarding, wing chun, tai chi, pranayama