Yusuf Karim

CTO @ Cress Health & Brown Computer Science '22
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Brown University
Computer Science
Sep 2018 - May 2022 (Expected)
Computer Systems
Creating Modern Web Apps
Functional Programming
User Interfaces & User Experiences
Cybersecurity & Intl. Relations
Probability for Data Analysis
Discrete Math
Over 5000 Lines:
Java - JavaScript - Python
Scala - Swift - OCaml
Matlab - LaTeX
Over 1000 Lines:
C++ - CSS - Kotlin
Android - iOS - MySQL
Cress Health | Technical Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Mar 2019 - Present

Working on social impact projects with an exceptional team.

Brown University HCI Lab | Research Assistant
Mar 2019 - Aug 2019

Develop SleepCoacher iOS app using Swift and Firebase to research the effectiveness of self-experimentation on mobile platforms.

Google Code-in | Program Manager & Student Mentor
Nov 2017 — Mar 2019

1 out of 20 mentors chosen as Delegate to Google Code-in 2017 Prize Trip and received Google Certificate of Appreciation. Directed 22 mentors in reviewing 1000+ design, software, and research tasks to educate 820 students in open source and computer science. Redesigned curriculum to teach students through full-stack beginner projects, increasing student participation by 169% and attracting 52% more students than the previous year.

OpenMRS | Open-Source Contributor
Oct 2016 — Jun 2018

51 of 1340 international students chosen as Google Code-in 2016 Finalist. Founded Volunteer of the Month Program to share community experiences and improve developer relations, hosting 6 developer podcasts. Redesigned form UI and introduced auto-complete options to improve user experience on Android Client using Java. Increased bug discovery by 53% and resolved 23 codebase bugs using SonarQube and Android Lint.

GitBio Project

Designed and developed React web app to read GitHub activity using GitHub GraphQL API and display analyzed user data as a portfolio.

Suspense Project

Developed app at [email protected] 2019 using React Native and MongoDB to increase community interaction by allowing for neighborhood support requests and suspicious activity reports.

PhotoFind Project

Smart Image Gallery program made using Java, JavaFX, and Microsoft Computer Vision API that allows for textual searching of images to help people easily find their cherished memories.

UScreen Project

Developed and tested iOS app with 3 team members using Swift and Apple’s ARKit to detect areas of the face lacking sunscreen.

Ivy Film Festival Project
Ivy Film Festival App

Developed cross-platform React Native app to display information regarding Ivy Film Festival's annual events and engage with users through scheduled activities.