Matthew Nielsen.

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A bit about me.

I'm currently in my third year of studying Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Some of my primary academic interests are geometry, digital logic, numerical analysis, and electromagnetism.

In my free time I like to take photos, cook fancy meals, collect vinyl, and take care of my plants.

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My work experience.

As a cooperative education student at the University of Waterloo I have been given the oportunity to apply and extend my academic knowledge through practical work experience at some of the most innovative companies in the world.

Software Engineering Intern @Formlabs

Somerville, MA & Remote

Winter 2020

Working on various areas of the PreForm app including support-truss generation, model minima rendering, and large refactoring projects. Developing productivity tooling to support the devlivery of our software products and took the responsibility of handling a few releases.

Somerville, MA

Spring 2019

Developed computational geometry algorithms in C++ related to print support structure generation and the repairing of broken 3D meshes. Architected a new code generation system in Python to generate thousands of lines of C++ classes for our settings management platform. Wrote a tool to help the Materials Science team that generates the laser paths for an exposure sweep on some arbitrary geometry.

Software Engineering Intern @LoblawDigital

Toronto, ON

Fall 2018

Played a key role in the development of an innovative chatOps platform intended to help automate workflows for teams in all corners of the business. Started and contributed to multiple open source software projects which will be elaborated on here.

Toronto, ON

Winter 2018

Developed a highlighly distributed and massively fault tolerant test result aggregation and visualization service. The application was designed to provide an intuitive way to interpret large quantities of data and act as a central source of truth for automated test results.

In my free time I am also an active member of the open source community. You can check out some of the projects that I have been involved with here.

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On the Side.

In addition to my professional and academic work, I like to keep myself busy with a number of initiatives in my free time.

Core Maintainer @Azohra

The Cloud

Azohra is an open source software organization that is passionate about developing engineering productivity tooling. We develop tools that help simplify the process of encryption, computer configuration, and automated testing. Feel free to check out and maybe even contribute to a few of our tools!

Co-Founder and VP Academic Affairs @ECESociety

Waterloo, ON

The ECE society is a student run organization that exists to promote a sense of community among ECE students and serve as a platform to directly communicate their needs to the department. The ECE society organizes various social and professional events along with the creation of both academic and technical resources.

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Let's stay in touch.

Wanna connect? You can reach me on any of the accounts below or just send me an email at: matthew.nielsen@uwaterloo.ca