Hi! I'm Harshal

I make stuff, I break stuff, I make stuff that break stuff. I can write web services, design APIs, architect systems, and test softwares. I am a

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⚜ Currently an SDE & QA Intern at Visa, Inc.
⚜ Research Assistant at CMU working on a project backed by Uber
⚜ Writer at "The Startup" - largest publication on Medium
⚜ Former Test Automation Engineer at Credit Suisse, and freelance web developer.
⚜ Master of Information Systems Management at Carnegie Mellon.

Picture of my face.

Work

Summer at Visa, Inc.

Software Development Intern

Visa acquired Cybersource e-Commerce Payment Management world that offers a full-service payment management platform for e-commerce merchants, combining global payment processing, fraud management and payment security systems.

Live BlogVisa in news
Summer 2019
Visa

Projects

Spring 2019
Twitter Analytics on Cloud

Twitter Analytics on Cloud

Cloud Computing Team Project

A highly performant, scalable, and reliable analytical web service on a terabyte of raw tweets.

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Spring 2019
A Fictional Cab Service

A Fictional Cab Service

Customer - Driver Matching

Processing a large stream of data using Kafka & Samza. Predicting cab fares using Machine Learning.

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Summer 2019
DigioTouch Dashboard

DigioTouch Dashboard

Real - Time Series Data from IoT Devices

Providing sustainable and secure Digital Transformation to Smart City, Mobility, Healthcare, and other domains.

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Undergrad Research
Knowledge Discovery on Health Records

Knowledge Discovery on
Health Records

Predictive model using Tensorfow CNN allowing customized visualizations on a web-based platform.

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Spring 2019
WeCloud Chat

WeCloud Chat

Containers on Docker and Kubernetes

Fault-tolerant micro-services on GCP and Azure implemented using Spring framework and Redis PubSub.

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Spring 2019
Social Networking Timeline

Social Networking Timeline

Users and Comments from Reddit

Used MySQL for user details, MongoDB for media and Neo4j for friends.

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Fall 2018
Hope - Smart Sleeve

Hope - Smart Sleeve

"Hack This, Help Kids" Hackathon

Smart Neonatal Breast Milk Supply System prototyped under 36 hours for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Press
2017
Online Tutoring Platform

Online Tutoring Platform

Learning Management System

Making online courses smooth and conveninent using Video Chat, Collaborative WhiteBoard and Text Chat.

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Words

2019
HashMaps in Multithreading

Handling Duplicate keys in JSON Object

2019
Branch Prediction

Branch Prediction - Simplified

2019
Programs that can freeze your computer

Programs that can freeze your computer

More

A day without coffee is like... just kidding I have no idea!

When I am not working, I can be found playing competitive pool leagues and tournaments across the US. Shawshank Redemption, The Social Network, and The Imitation Game are some of the movies I can watch multiple times.

Favourite TED Talks: Do schools kill creativity? and Inside the black hole image that made history.

To know more about me, my skills and interests, here's the about page, and for the TLDR version, here's my resume / CV.

For everything else, you can reach me at hbparekh@andrew.cmu.edu.