Hey, I'm Ross 👋
I am a software developer and computer science student at Queen's University. I specialize in web development, and I'm always on the lookout for cool new technologies.
This year I am involved with QVFT, working on a fully automated vertical farm. I am also working on my capstone project, which is a digital box office and analytics system for foldA at the Isabel Bader Centre.
Vibeify is an artificially intelligent DJ that uses your webcam to determine the level of energy in the room and selects songs from your playlists that match the vibe. My team created Vibeify for QHacks 2020.
Founder – ReqWise
Founded ReqWise, a requirements management SaaS with a focus on instant messaging integration
Director of Systems Automation – QVFT
In charge of running weekly meetings, setting goals, and providing technical assistance to team members. The Systems Automation team is building an software system for adjusting environment variables, such astemperature or light intensity, in order to maximize crop yield.
Traffic Light Optimization
For Reinforcement Learning, an AI course at Queen's, my group created a simulation of interconnected intersections, whose lights' behaviour is optimized by a learning agent.
foldA Box Office System
foldA is a live digital performance festival based out of the Isabel Bader Centre in Kingston, Ontario. For my capstone project, I am helping to create an online system for selling tickets and getting audience metrics for foldA.
Software Developer – QTMA
Software developer in an eight-person product team, within a tech incubator at Queen’s University. Building a user interface using React.js for Studii, a collaborative studying web application for students.
MetaProjection is a website that aggregates multiple Canadian federal electoral projections in order to provide an overview of how the election is playing out, both federally and by district.
Software Developer Intern – Verafin
I made multiple upgrades and bug fixes to the user interface that were requested by Verafin clients. I created a software plugin that identifies high risk customers across hundreds of institutions, based on transaction and biographical characteristics.
A website with up-to-date global warming information and data. It provides a high-level overview of what global warming is – how it's caused, how much the Earth has warmed, and its observed and predicted effects.
For Digital Systems, a course at Queen's, I made a drawing robot that listens to you and writes down what you say
An online tool for generating Moment.js date format codes
Full Stack Developer Intern – Nudge.ai
I implemented a system for receiving, verifying, and handling GDPR requests. I also added the capability for users to suggest changes to the information shown in our public pages with an intuitive interface.
I helped build the landing page for the hackathon and a web portal which over 1800 students used to apply. The websites were built with React and used GraphQL to retrieve data for the user interface.
For Human-Computer Interaction, a course at Queen's, my group created a dodgeball game with motion tracking
CTO – MUSE Magazine
I created a WordPress-based platform for publishing student-submitted articles, that reflects the design language of the physical MUSE magazine
Front End Developer Intern – Nudge.ai
I created a modern interface for Nudge employees to carry out administrative tasks. Interacting with a RESTful API, this interface allows an administrator to create, delete, or modify accounts, and to directly access and modify person and company data used by the sales platform.
An interactive application that lets you explore the Mandelbrot set fractal. Made with Python and TKinter.
Started at Queen's University
Ski Instructor – Caledon Ski Club
I taught children how to ski – from their first time on skis to racing competitively in a team. I gained experience in leading a team and working closely with other employees.
Counsellor – Camp Hurontario
As a counsellor I worked with many different age groups from six to fourteen years old, and gained experience in working with people of different ability levels and interests.