I am a Software Engineering PhD Candidate at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science, Institute for Software Research. I am advised by
Dr. Claire Le Goues.
I come from Costa Rica, the land of sloths, coffee, and renewable energy. I studied Computer Science and Music at the University of Costa Rica, then obtained a M.Sc. in Software Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. I have worked in several companies and universities as a Software Engineer and Software Researcher. I am a very happy person, I play the saxophone, and I love salsa.
Developed Automatic Program Repair tool to patch bugs in Java without human interaction
Created a probabilistic model using data mining to inform edit distribution in human patches
Designed and implemented Java application for user authentication using keystroke dynamics
Led project training a machine learning model from biometric data to predict productivity indicators
Designed features, compared performance, and learning curve of trained model using statistical methods
Built identity theft prevention software in Java EE to increase security of end users
Project Manager in charge of the Research Center's development team
Created web applications for the use of university personnel
Developed online test-taking application and facility evaluation application in PHP and HTML
Redesigned a calendaring application in C#, its development and deployment to production
Provided internal site management and design with SharePoint and Silverlight technologies
Apart from being a software engineer, I love making music. I mainly play in these groups:
I also love adventures with my beautiful wife and my shar pei dog: Building a fort, outdoor concerts, water balloon fights, traveling around the world, home improvements, and many many more :)