Georgia Institute of Technology

BS in CS; Dec 2020


Ex-Amazon, AWS

Education



Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA; Sep 2017 - Dec 2020

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Specializations: Intelligence & People

Dean's List

Developer Student Club - Founder
Android Club - Co-President


Conestoga High School

Berwyn, PA; Sep 2013 - Jun 2017

Computer Science Scholar, John Philip Sousa Band Award Winner

Game Theory Club - Founder; Computer Science Club - Co-President


Work



Theory

Sep 2017 - Present

Co-Founder & CEO




Past

Amazon Web Services

May 2020 - Jul 2020

Amazon Redshift - SDE Intern

Synople

Apr 2016 - Jul 2020

Founder



Amazon

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Amazon's Choice - SDE Intern

Yasny

Jul 2018 - Dec 2019

Co-Founder & CTO



National Cash Register

May 2018 - Dec 2018

Innovation Lab & NCR Silver Software Engineering Intern



Expressive Machinery Lab

Sep 2017 - May 2018

Researcher, QA Analyst, & developer

Drexel University

2014 - 2016

Summer Intern


Publications



ISWC 2020

Jason Tu, Georgianna Lin, and Thad Starner. 2020. Conversational greeting detection using captioning on head worn displays versus smartphones. In Proceedings of the 2020 International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC '20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 84–86. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3410531.3414293

MobileHCI 2020 (Pending)

Jason Tu, Georgianna Lin, Thad Starner. 2020. Towards an Understanding of Real-time Captioning on Head-worn Displays. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI '20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3406324.3410543


Awards



HackMIT
2019

Best Ford Car Mobility Challenge Hack




Amazon's Choice Hackathon
2019

Honorable Mention

HackGT 5
2018

3rd Place: Most Innovative Use of NCR's Platform APIs
2nd Place: Azure Use

HackATL
2018

3rd Place: Social Innovation




PayPal Hack-ATL
2018

Most Creative
Biggest Wow Factor
3rd Place

HackMIT
2018

Best Use of Google Butt Platform: Finalst
Best Show: Honorable Mention

PennApps
XVII

Semifinalist

InVenture Prize
2018

Semifinalist




HackGT HealthTech
2017

Best UX
Best Fitness

HackGT 4
2017

Most Innovative Hack

HackDuke
2017

Best Use of AWS

hackBCA IV
2017

Top 10
Best Mobile App




hackMHS
2016

Best Use of AWS

UPenn PClassic
2015, 2017

2017s: 1st Place Novice Divison
2015s: 2nd Place Novice Division

MIT Blueprint
2016, 2017

2017: Best Continued Hack
2016: 3rd Place Novice Division


Other



Developer Student Club at Georgia Tech

Aug 2019 - Present

Founder

Georgia Tech - Android Club (GITMAD)

Jan 2019 - Present

Co-President

Bassoon

Sep 2013 - Present

Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra
Georgia Tech Wind Ensemble
All-State Concert Band
Region 6 - Concert Band & Symphony Orchestra
District 12 - Concert Band & Symphony Orchestra
Conestoga Symphony Orchestra
Conestoga Wind Ensemble
Chester County Youth Orchestra
Chester County Youth Wind Ensemble

Martial Arts

2009 - Present

Tang Soo Do & Tae Kwon Do
1st Degree Black Belt