Neel Bhave

Boston,MA

An Engineer by Qualification, a Problem Solver by Mind and a Tech Enthusiast by Heart


Experience

Full Stack Web Developer

Intern at Mathongo

  • Integrated a solution to automate student enrollment, after successful payment, into the existing LMS system using ExpressJs framework and MongoDB resulting in a 100% reduction in manual time required previously.

  • Upgraded the codebase and database for adding 2 new exam variants on the existing testing platforms,Quizrr and AIMOT, and optimised the existing client and server-side code to handle 60% more user load.

February 2019 - July 2019

PHP Web Developer

Intern at Paathshala Education

  • Developed a project management web application using PHP, MySQL, Jquery which resulted in better tracking of goals and projects for sales and marketing teams in the organisation.

October 2017 - February 2018

Graduate Teaching Assisant

Northeastern University

Januray 2020 - Present

Technical Head

CSI-RAIT

Along with my Technical Skills, I am also well good at Management. I was incharge of Managing the Technical Team of CSI(Computer Society of India) RAIT. I and my team were responsible for developing apps according to the needs of other teams of the Committee and also the College.We were incharge for organising Technical events and handling their Technical aspects.

July 2017 - April 2018

Unity 3D Developer

Indie Developer

I have worked on numerous projects in Unity Game Engine,3D as well as 2D. I have experience in developing apps for Windows Desktop as well as Android in Unity3D. My projects are not only limited to Single Player games, but also include Multiplayer games. One of my projects,'Pokemon Showdown',has won the'Most Innovative Idea' award in my Insitution.

March 2015 - Present


Education

Northeastern University

Master of Science
Computer Science
Fall 2019 - Present

University of Mumbai

Bachelor of Engineering
Information Technology

GPA: 8.07/10

July 2015 - May 2019

Projects

Solving Lunar Lander using Deep Reinforcement Learning

Northeastern University

  • Implemented Q-learning and Deep Q-learning to solve the Lunar lander environment by OpenAI Gym, i.e. training a spaceship to land on a landing pad without crashing, using Keras and PyTorch.
  • Aimed at studying the benefits and challenges of using various Deep Q-learning algorithms in environments with continuous state representations and producing a comparative study for the same.

Check the Project on github

Check Project Article

October 2019-December 2019

Smart Signal- Adaptive Traffic Signal using Reinforcement Learning and Object Detection

University of Mumbai

  • Developed a smart ATSC that uses object detection to sense the traffic at a signal, the reinforcement learning agent, which implemented the Q-learning technique, takes this data to predict optimal green signal timing.
  • Recorded results showed that this method resulted in a 37% reduction in waiting times of cars at the traffic signal.
  • This research has been selected to be published in a Spring approved journal.

Check the Project on github

June 2018-May 2019

Marketing Network for Agriculture Commodities

Smart India Hackathon 2019

  • Developed a platform using Nodejs, Expressjs, Reactjs, MongoDB and Android Studio that enabled farmers to directly sell their goods to wholesale buyers in urban areas.
  • The system also provided a logistic solution for the orders, thus reducing the end cost of commodities to the end consumer.

Check out the project idea

February 2018 - March 2018

Exam Monitoring System

University of Mumbai

  • Developed a Web application using PHP, Python and Javascript which generates Analytics from students’ exam results,using Clustering and Regression techniques,enabling teachers and students to make appropriate academic decisions and changes.
  • The ML models were trained using the Scikit-learn package in Python,which was made available through REST API deployed using Flask.

Check the Project on github

October 2018
Programming Languages & Tools

Interests

Apart from being a Developer, I am a hardcore Gamer. Playing video games is something that gives me an Adrenaline rush,also it is the reason I got into Computers. Some of my favourite games are PUBG,Rainbow Six Siege,Cities Skylines,COD Modern Warfare Series and Grand Theft Auto

When outdoors, I love to drive. Driving and cars have been my passion since a very young age. Also I enjoy playing Cricket and Football at times. Swimming and Working out are must in my usual schedule.Also I am a avid foodie,who isn't right ?


Awards & Certifications

  • Microsoft Technology Associate for Security Fundamentals
  • NIIT Certified in Core Programming in C,C++ & SQL
  • Smart India Hackathon 2018 Finalist
  • 1 st Most Innovative Idea in Techmate 2017
  • 1 st Excellent Research Paper Award at WRFER Conference,Pune