Sharon Lin

software engineer & data scientist

About Me

I'm an engineer, software developer, and data scientist.

Sharon Lin

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2017-2021)

BS Candidate in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Applied Mathematics

New York, NY // Cambridge, MA
NYC Youth Poet Laureate, Major League Hacking Coach, Github Campus Expert
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Gone Girl (2014)
Daydreamin' (Feat. Jill Scott) by Lupe Fiasco



Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sept 2017 - June 2021

BS Candidate in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Activities: Society of Women Engineers, IEEE, ACM Cambridge, MA

Stuyvesant High School

Sept 2013 - Jun 2017

Advanced Regents Diploma Relevant Coursework: Software Development, Systems Programming, Modern Physics and Nanotechnology, Data Structures and Algorithms, Multivariable Calculus, Complex Analysis, Intro to Modern Analysis (Columbia University), Quantum Mechanics and Relativity (Columbia University) New York, NY



May 2017 - Aug 2017

CodeU Fellow Worked alongside a team to build an Android application utilizing Android SIP API for native video calling. Implemented a search engine using web crawling, inverted indexing, and hash tables. Online

US Department of State

July 2016 - Nov 2016

Android Development Intern Constructed streamline for migrating data from international users into an Android application for peer-to-peer communication. Helped manage data transfer and visualization from JSON format. Application presented at the United Nations by Facebook. Washington, D.C. |

University Beyond

May 2016 - Dec 2016

Quality Assurance/Web Development Intern Worked on building Wordpress site for National Student Discount Day initiative, transfering data and multimedia to front-end. Created A/B and automation tests for multiple web and mobile platforms for QA streamline. New York, NY |


Aug 2015 - Oct 2015

Software Development Intern Conducted research alongside post-doc researchers on building a smart infant incubator utilizing Raspberry Pi and Android device communication. Created prototype using Parse backend and a native graphical interface. Geneva, Switzerland


June 2015 - Aug 2015

Software Developer (Contract) Developed an Android Wear application alongside team of engineers and designers to detect users in close proximity to device. Utilized Arduino Yun and Qualcomm Dragonboard for hardware development. Implemented NFC control, AllJoyn JS for peer-to-peer communication, and RFID reading. Bridgewater, NJ

New York University - Shahrjerdi Nanoelectronics Lab

May 2015 - Aug 2015

Research Assistant Worked alongside PhD candidate to perform novel methodology of chemical vapor deposition for growing monolayer tungsten disulfide. Fabricated PDMS plastics for use in constructing flexible thermoelectric generators using bismuth telluride nanoparticles. New York, NY

New York University - Seeman Nanocrystallography Lab

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Research Assistant Worked alongside PhD candidate to perform DNA design in NanoCAD and purification for use in constructing self-assembled 3D crystals based on structure of DNA tensegrity triangles. New York, NY



  • JSON
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Linux
  • Javascript
  • Java
  • AngularJS
  • Mathematica
  • Python
  • C/C++
  • Ruby
  • TensorFlow
  • Android Studio
  • Swift


  • English (fluent)
  • Fujianese (Mother tongue)
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish


  • Git/Git Flow
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Emacs
  • Vim
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Sketch
  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine
  • TensorFlow
  • scikit-learn
  • LaTeX
  • numpy
  • scipy
  • pandas
  • Hadoop



Master and Margarita

Created an interactive experience for the Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

CSS, Javascript, jQuery

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Stuy Club/Pub Quiz

Created a web application to quiz users on their interests in clubs/pubs

Ruby, Yeoman, Javascript, jQuery

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US Energy Usage

Built a data visualization for national energy usage and import/export of sources

Bootstrap, D3.js, Javascript, Python

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SU Club Manager

Created an online club management system for school organizations

Python, Flask, Javascript, jQuery

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