This fall, the Hoccleve Archive welcomes six new contributors, one from the University of Texas, and five Student Innovation Fellows from Georgia State University. The new members of the team are:
Siva Charan Kondeti (Georgia State University, Computer Science MA Student): Siva holds Bachelors of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from SASTRA University, Tanjore, India. He worked for Tata Consultancy Services for a little over 33 months, and as a SAP MM Consultant and QA Tester for an Australian Client, Woolworths at TCS.
Rushitha Mettu (Georgia State University, Computer Science MA Student): Rushitha has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from India. She worked as an intern at dotcom soul private limited company on web development.
Dylan Ruediger (Georgia State University, Ph.D. Candidate in History): Dylan is an early modernist by training, specializing in English colonialism in the 17th century. His dissertation explores tributary relations between Algonquians and English colonists as a means of understanding affective, legal, and cross-cultural contestations over the process of political subjugation and community in the seventeenth and eighteenth century Chesapeake. Of late, he has become engaged with a number of digital humanities projects designed to make early modern archival materials, especially hand-written documents, legible in the digital age.
Ramsundar Sundarkumar (Georgia State University, Computer Science MA): Ram has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He has worked for Microsoft for a little over a year and was part of the team to build the UNO Rush game for XBOX.
Sruthi Vuppala (Georgia State University, Computer Science MA student): Sruthi holds a BA in computer science from the JNTU Hyderabad, and has developed a website for Management Information System department at Advanced Systems Laboratory. She worked as an intern at CMC Ltd., on Medical Image Fusion using OpenCL.
Mark Watts (University of Texas, Austin, Senior Computer Science Major): Mark comes to the Hoccleve Archive after having previously assisted in the development of semantic web applications under Prof. Daniel Miranker of UT Austin and in the open source OpenWorm project (http://openworm.org). Mark prefers writing in Python, C, Ruby, and Perl, but is also capable of working with Java. Most of his application development experience has been with C, Python, and Java.