Philip Knott

Full Time CS Student


About Me

Hello! My name is Philip Knott, and I am an undergraduate student at the University of Colorado Boulder studying Computer Science. I have a strong interest in Software Development on both the frontend and backend, and I love learning new technologies.

I grew up outside San Francisco in the Bay Area, where I have lived my entire life.

In addition to academics, some of my interests include skiing, tennis, longboarding, biking, and rock-climbing.

Please hire me, I don't want to lifeguard anymore.

Skills

Languages/Database: Javascript, C++, Python, Java, HTML, CSS, Bash/Zsh, PostgreSQL

Frameworks/Technologies: Node.js, Express, Svelte, Bulma, Bootstrap

Version Control/Tools: Git/Github, Visual Studio Code

Software: Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, Atlassian/Jira

Coursework

Programming and Data Structures CSCI 2275

Computer Systems CSCI 2400

Discrete Structures CSCI 2824

Introduction to Data Science CSCI 3022

Software Development Methods & Tools CSCI 3308

General Physics 1-2 PHYS 1110, 1120

Calculus 1-2 MATH 1300, 2300

Academics

School: University of Colorado, Boulder

Major: Computer Science

Department: College of Engineering & Applied Science

Grade: Junior (71 credits)

Expected Graduation: Spring 2023

Current GPA: 3.98

Experience

Marketing Team Member

HackCU | Feb 2021 - Present

  • Collaborating with a small team to promote hackathons, workshops, and other events held by the largest student-run CS organization in Boulder
  • Engaging with students through social media and graphic design using Photoshop and other Adobe software

Web Developer Apprentice

University of Colorado Boulder | Aug 2020 - Present

  • Conducting research with CU Computer Science Professor Clayton Lewis to develop intuitive software aimed to act as a scheduling and organizational support agent for people with cognitive disabilities
  • Sponsored by the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities
  • Working with Node.js and RESTful APIs to communicate with Google Calendar and Smart Home devices

Engineering Volunteer

Engineers Without Borders USA | Feb 2020 - Present

  • Volunteering with fellow student engineers to improve the quality of life of developing communities through the implementation of environmentally sustainable, equitable, and economical engineering projects