Name

Karan Lala

Title

Student, Business Team at UCSD SEDS, Software Engineering Intern at ViaSat, Systems Integration Engineer at Giventure

Email

klala@ucsd.edu

Resume

Karan Lala
B.S. Computer Science
Business Minor

klala@ucsd.edu
630.881.5869
linkedin.com/in/karanslala

Motivated, dedicated, and hard-working student seeking to gain full-stack experience by working on projects from conception to completion

E D U C A T I O N
UC SAN DIEGO
Class of 2018
Regents Scholar
Scholars Society
Warren College Honors Society
Provost Honors

SPIS
(Summer Program for Incoming Students)
Summer 2014
Developed an image-editor in Python

REDLANDS EAST VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Class of 2014
Valedictorian, GPA: 4.833
SAT: 2320

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Summer 2013
Engineering Innovation 
Valedictorian

E X P E R I E N C E
  VIASAT, INC.  / JUN – SEP 2015
Software Engineering Intern Systems Integration Engineer
Team Goal: Build and deploy an algorithmic anomaly detection system for sensitive flight metrics 
Personal Goals: Develop multiple landing pages for in-flight Wi-Fi service, build the anomaly detection system, create algorithms and analytic methods for measured metrics, integrate Salesforce into detection service, build and deploy a visual dashboard for analytic process, and write documentation for the system
  Technologies used: HTML, CSS, JQuery, JavaScript, Python, Docker, and SQL

  GIVENTURE  / DEC 2014 – PRESENT
Systems Integration Engineer
Team Goal: Personalize, localize, and gamify community service through a mobile social media platform 
Personal Goals: Build up calendar and SMS notification functionalities, integrate beta testing framework into native apps, and manage app distribution. 
Technologies used: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Java

  SAN DIEGO SUPERCOMPUTER CENTER  / SEP 2014 – JAN 2015
   Programming Intern 
  Through 10-week Regents Scholars Research Initiative program
 Helped develop and test a Pivot Viewer application for geological and hydrological information assimilated from external databases to make standardized data available for research 
  Technologies used: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

L E A D E R S H I P  
  SEDS  / APR 2015 – PRESENT
(Students for the Exploration and Development of Space)
Business Team
Helped direct crowdfunding campaign, acquired insurance coverage for Cubesat project, contributed to NASA project grants, and identified intellectual property risks for Vulcan-I rocket and Cubesat project

MUIR MUSICAL  / OCT 2014 – PRESENT
Director of Finance, Executive Board Member
Raised $35,000 to entirely fund the musical, recruited 5 on-campus sponsors, directed crowdfunding campaign, and managed expenses for all 40 theatre company members. Reported directly to the Dean of Muir College. Made Muir Musical profitable for the 1st time in its 26-year history 

  MODEL UNITED NATIONS / SEP 2014 – PRESENT
   Crisis Staff Co-Director
Helped direct 3 high school MUN conference crisis committees and managed a team of 11 crisis team members