Chengtao (Tony) Zou –

Chengtao (Tony) Zou
350 Columbia Street West
Unit 76
N2L 6G6 Waterloo
Canada
M +1 (519) 998 3921
E [email protected]tonyzou.com
W www.tonyzou.com
gh tonyzou
Education
BSc/BCS: Joint Honours Computer Science with
Physics,
University of Waterloo.
2014–2019
Received one of 10 National Math Scholarships.
High School Diploma,
Bell High School.
2010–2014
Graduated with Silver Medal and multiple subject awards.
Contests and Events
Hack the North, Attended Hack the North at UW.
2014
Built a Pebble-based networking application
Canadian Math Kangaroo, Math contest.
2014
Placed 3rd in Canada
Canadian Mathematics Olympiad, Math contest.
2014
Placed 11th in Canada
Canadian Computing Competition, Programming contest.
2013
Placed 1st in Canada
Canada/USA Mathcamp, Summer program.
2013
Learned math, machine learning, and some theoretical computer science
Experience
Developer Intern, Shopify, Ottawa.
2014
Worked on performance team on improving error reporting and Liquid rendering
performance. Achievements:
{ Improved Liquid rendering performance by up to 5x.
{ Worked on various internal projects including a crash reporter.
{ Worked with ruby and mruby internals.
Mobile App Development Intern, Macadamian, Gatineau.
2013
Worked on app development on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Achievements:
{ Participated in app development process from start to finish.
{ Designed and created a functional WP8 video player in C# in 1 week.
Technical Skills
Interests
Language processing, web application scaling, data science, AI & ML,
computer graphics, theoretical computer science, pure math, combinatorics
& optimization, theoretical physics.
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Programming Languages
Know well: C, C++, Ruby, C#
Know: JavaScript, Rust, Haskell, Racket
Personal Projects
TrackTo: A bukkit plugin that uses A* to generate minecart tracks
joey: A chess engine with bitmaps and alpha/beta pruning
mc_rt: A basic Phong-model raytracer
PolyCreate: A physics simulation based game
Moose: An LR(1) parser-generator
References
Available upon request.
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