Trevor Dalton

About Me

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About Me

I'm a full-stack developer with a strong work-ethic. I graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Utah in the Spring of 2021. I'm currently working at Northrop Grumman as a Software Engineer. My interests are Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Natural Language Processing.

In my free time I like to weightlift, read, and watch Zelda and Mario speedruns. I'm currently reading "Words of Radiance" by Brandon Sanderson and "The Elementary Particles" by Michel Houellebecq. Feel free to message me about anything book-related or otherwise.


Experience

Associate Software Engineer

I currently have the opportunity to work on a master data management application using a GRAND stack on an Agile team. Previously, I had worked on an ontology-driven etl builder application using React, TypeScript, JavaScript, and Electron. The underlying pattern to all of this is the digital transformation intiatives that Northrop Grumman is currently undertaking. I get the chance to work on many new and exciting projects that all focus on successfully managing and analyzing data at scale.

Period: May 2021 - Present
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TypeScript

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JavaScript

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Node.js

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React

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Neo4j

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Apollo

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GraphQL

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Git

Software Engineer Intern

As an intern, I was often straddling both research and implementation tasks. This gave me a breadth of knowledge in skills such as Python, Node.js, and Neo4j. I got the chance to work on a data science pipeline built around modeling failures for equipment at various sites owned by the government.

Period: May 2020 - May 2021
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Python

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Node.js

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mongoDB

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MySQL

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Neo4j

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Git

Education

Master in Data Science

The MIDS Program at Berkeley's school of information is one of the nation's strongest. There is an emphasis on small class sizes and end-to-end knowledge of data science that I really appreciate. I am excited to be attending lectures with professors and student's with such extensive and impressive experiences. I chose to go to MIDS because the program will ensure that I am prepared when I start working in industry.

Expected Graduation: 2024
  • Statistics
  • Research Design and Analysis
Bachelor of Computer Science

Utah's top research institution. I received a B.S. in Computer Science in the Spring of 2021. I took courses in Software Engineering and Data Science. I'm grateful for the opportunities I had while I was at the U and I appreciate my professors for holding my to a high standard. I was a member of Triangle, a STEM fraternity where I met many of my closest colleagues.

Graduated In: 2021
  • Algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Visualization
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Systems
  • Machine Learning
  • NLP
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Systems
Associate of Science

I took concurrent enrollment classes at DSU thanks to the Success Academy Program that enabled me to graduate high school with enough credits to earn my associates degree at 18. I loved the small class sizes and community. The individual attention I received from professors kindled my passion for mathematics, science, and computing. Subjects I'm still passionate about today.

Graduated In: 2018
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms

Projects

Bank Document Verifier
Bank Document Verifier

A collaborative workspace geared to enable financial institutions to automate their application processes. Created using Angular, TypeScript, and SCSS. Here, banks can automatically verify the validity of important documents such as W2s, Schedule C's, etc. and approve applicants. BDV allows for real-time communication to ensure loans are processed accurately and timely.

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Flappy Bird
PyGame Flappy Bird

Recreation of flappy bird created in Python using the PyGame library.

Github Repo
Ascii Converted
Ascii Image Converter

An application that allows users to submit images and convert them to their Ascii equivalents. Multiprocessing is used to speed up conversion on larger images. The image above is an egg I tested this on.

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NBA Birthdate Graph
NBA Player Birthdate Analysis

Generates a figure I used to test a hypothesis on NBA Players having primarily Summer and Early Fall birthdates. The figure helped me conclude that this was false.

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Personal Website
Personal Website

Portfolio website designed by me to showcase my talents and allow me to express my resume in a virtual medium. Created with HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap.

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Urban Dictionary Word of the Day

A webscraper built using the Beautiful Soup 4 library that collects the last 10 "words of the day" from Urban Dictionary.

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