About Me

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Russel Nickson T 

www.russel.in

me@russel.in

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To be knowledgeable and to be an integral part of a dynamic organization that utilizes my skills and knowledge effectively for its growth and provides me opportunities to learn and work with newer technologies.

ACADEMIC PROFILE

COURSE

COLLEGE/SCHOOL

UNIVERSITY BOARD

YEAR OF PASSING

CGPA/ PERCENTAGE

M.Tech.   (Remote Sensing)

College of Engineering, Guindy

Anna University

2014

6.9

B.E. (Computer Science & Engineering)

KCG College of Technology

Anna University

2012

8

Higher Secondary

Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School

Tamil Nadu State Board

2008

91.50%

Matriculation

Petit Seminaire Higher Secondary School

Tamil Nadu State Board

2006

89.27%

GATE 2012

Registration number                       :  7041285

Examination paper                          :  CS – Computer Science and Information Technology

Marks obtained                                 :  44.67 out of 100

GATE score                                         :  489

All India Rank                                    :  4692

Percentile                                            :  97.5%

TECHNICAL & SOFTWARE SKILLS

  • Programming languages                       : C, C++, Java, Python, Java Script, PHP.
  • IDE’s                                                               : Eclipse, NetBeans.
  • Database package                                     : MySQL, Sqlite, SQL.
  • Frameworks                                                : Django (Python web framework),
    Glade (Python GUI framework).
  • Version Control                                         : Git.
  • Designing                                                      : Photoshop.
  • GIS                                                                   : ArcGis
  • Digital Image Processing                       : Erdas Imagine
  • Interests                                                       : Algorithms.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Launched a student startup, http://webdefy.org
  • Maintaining my own domain http://russel.in
  • All my projects are available in public code repository at https://github.com/russelnickson
  • Took part in Yahoo Open Hack 2012.
  • Participant of the Wikimedia Chennai Hackaton 2012, http://goo.gl/Vb3ry.
  • Attended ‘IN50HOURS’, an event conducted by The Startup Centre to make a prototype of a product right from an idea in 50 hours.
  • Took part in Yahoo Open Hack 2011.
  • Participated in Hackfest conducted by IIT Shastraa 2010.
  • Took part in “AnimaTOR” workshop organised Emanagineer India.
  • Took part in Mobi Camp, Chennai meet hosted by Infosys Flypp & Intel AppUp.
  • Won first prize in Debugging Contest, Converita 2011, a technical symposium conducted by SSN College of Engineering.
  • Won third prize at ‘Final Destination’ (Algorithm Designing event), Infotrek’10, conducted by Pondicherry Engineering College.
  • Won third prize in Tennis (doubles) conducted by Inter Hindustan Sports Meet 2010.
  • Won second place in Tennis conducted by Tamil Nadu Inter Engineering Sports – TIES – 2012.

 

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITES

  • E Leader & President of the campus e cell (Entrepreneurial cell, Cloud10).
  • Organiser for TEDxKCG, an independent Ted event hosted and conducted by KCG College of Technology, 2012.
  • Member of the organising team for HYCL’12, Hindustan Young Leaders Conference, hosted by KCG College of technology, 2012.
  • Organiser for NEN FIRST DOT, the first student startup showcase event conducted by SSN College of Engineering, 2011.
  • Active Member of the I cell (Innovation cell).
  • Attended “40 hours Entrepreneurship Experiential Course” conducted by KCG College of Technology in association with National Entrepreneurship Network(NEN).

PERSONAL PROFILE

Father’s name       : Mr. R. Tolson Freddy Raj

Mother’s name      : Mrs. T. Susheela

Date of Birth          : 21.09.1990

Gender                     : Male

Nationality            : Indian

Hobbies                   : Freelance Designing & software Development, Network Gaming, Travelling.

PERSONAL TRAITS

  • Good Leader and Organizer.
  • Social & Adaptable to new atmosphere.
  • Enthusiastic team worker.
  • Competent, Reliable and self-confident.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1.      Komparify.com – June 2011 to Dec 2011 – http://www.komparify.com/

I worked as a student intern building a blackberry application from scratch for their web application, Komparify.com.

Reference :

Mr. Jigar Doshi                        – jigardoshi@gmail.com

Mr. Ankit Chhajer                    – ankitchhajer@cheenilabs.com

2.      Effect Works – Jan 2012 to Feb 2012 – http://www.effectworks.com/

I worked for Effect Works as a student intern on a experimentation project of building their own android application. Effect works expertise in designing UI while my role was to build the android applications integrating their designs.

Reference :

Mr. Narayanan Hariharan        – narayanan@effectworks.com

Mr. Gokul Visweswaran          – gokul@threesea.com

3.      Mini Project – Pre-Final year

“Beat The Trains” – Android application – https://github.com/russelnickson/trains

Description     :

“Beat The Trains” is an android application for the local train users which provides the user with all the details regarding the local trains and train stations.

Specification   :

1) Displays train timetables for all the stations.

2) Locates nearest train station.

3) Provides approximate time left for next trains arrival.

4) Enables user to set remainders for train arrivals.

4.      Project – Final year

“Artificial Intelligence Based Tutor” – A new learning technique.

Description     :

“Artificial Intelligence Based Tutor” is a AIML based chatbot which behaves like a tutor.

Specification   :

i.      AIML stands for Artificial Intelligence markup Language. It is used in the project for Natural Language Processing.

ii.      The project is implemented as a desktop app built in python.

iii.      The proposed tutor is an innovative learning technique which will benefit self-paced learning and is also interactive to make the learning more fun.

Reference :

Mr. Dorai Thodla         – dorait@imorph.com (Serial Entrepreneur)