About Me

Hello world, I’m Kelvin - a recent Software Engineering, Management, and Economics double-degree graduate from McMaster University. I LOVE creating impactful software systems that make the world a better place and empowering others to do the same using technology. More details about my work experiences and qualifications can be found on LinkedIn at: https://linkedin.com/in/kelvin-lin.

Education See Courses


  • Bachelor of Engineering and Management in Software Engineering and Management (Co-op)
    Graduated with Distinction (“Summa Cum Laude”)
    McMaster University, 2019

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
    Graduated with Distinction (“Summa Cum Laude”)
    McMaster University, 2019

Work Experience


  • Teaching Assistant, McMaster University (September 2016-April 2019)
  • Software Engineering Intern, Microsoft Corporation - Azure Physical Networking (May 2018-August 2018)
  • Software Engineering Intern, Syngli Inc. (May 2017-August 2017)
  • CodeMakers Curriculum Coordinator, Venture Engineering and Science at McMaster University (September 2015-August 2016)
  • Lab Instructor, Venture Engineering and Science at McMaster University (May 2015-August 2015)
  • Computer Instructor, LogicFusion Limited (March 2012-August 2014)

Awards See Certificates


  • Best Teaching Assistant, Software Engineering Society, McMaster University (March 2017)

Engineering and Programming Competition Results See Certificates


  • Second Place, McMaster IEEE Programming Contest (March 2018)
  • Third Place, McMaster Engineering Competition - Programming Division (October 2017)
  • Third Place, Microsoft College Code Competition at McMaster University (September 2017)
  • Third Place, McMaster Engineering Competition - Programming Division (October 2016)
  • Third Place, McMaster ACM-ICPC Qualifier (October 2016)
  • Innovation in Controls, EcoCAR Development Challenge (October 2015)
  • Exemplary Report Award, EcoCAR Development Challenge (October 2015)
  • Runner-up, EPIC Game Development Challenge (February 2015)

Extracurricular Activities


  • Member, McMaster Competitive Programming Team (September 2016-April 2019)
  • Chief Judging Officer, Canada’s Next Top Ad Exec (September 2018-April 2019)
  • Member, McMaster EcoCAR3 Controls Team (September 2015-April 2018)
  • Member, McMaster Programming Club (September 2014-April 2015)

Volunteering


  • Student Notetaker, McMaster Accessibility Services (January 2015-April 2019)
  • Child Life Volunteer, SickKids Hospital (August 2013)
  • Camp Volunteer, City of Markham (March 2011-March 2013)
  • Camp Inclusion Volunteer, City of Markham (March 2011-March 2013)

Programming Languages


  • C/C++
  • C#
  • HTML/CSS
  • Java
  • JavaScript/TypeScript
  • PHP
  • Python
  • SQL