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University of Maryland, College Park, MD
B.S. Computer Science – GPA 3.94 – May 2010


Software Development Engineer
Dynamics AX Sustained Engineering, Microsoft, Redmond, WA (August 2010 – Present)

  • Leverage advanced debugging and instrumentation techniques in order to improve the quality of the product and diagnose complex customer issues
  • Identify and fill gaps in the product through the addition or redesign of features in order to increase value to customers
  • Engineer internal tools to manage and improve servicing product servicing
  • Take advantage of opportunities to innovate and improve upon internal team processes such as bug management and workflow

Research Assistant
Computer Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (September 2009 – May 2010)

  • Taught discussion sections for senior level operating systems course and helped to develop an automated testing process for student projects
  • Worked on research project involving the optimization of power consumption in mobile phones given a signal strength and other metrics – research led to publication in MobiCom 2010

SDE Intern
Microsoft, Redmond, WA (June 2009 – August 2009)

  • Designed, developed, and tested impact analysis tool for Dynamics AX 2009 ERP system to facilitate risk analysis of system upgrades
  • Presented impact analysis tool to senior management, partners, and customers in order to receive feedback
  • Fixed several bugs affecting the operations of customer software within the time line dictated by the software license agreement

Software Engineering Co-Op
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Linthicum, MD (January 2009 – May 2009)

  • Prototyped component based software architecture for use within a synthetic aperture radar mode that will be deployed on a distributed system such as the Cell Broadband Engine Architecture
  • Documented, implemented, and benchmarked an azimuth inverse weighting filter using the signal processing library VSIPL++ and the Cell Broadband Engine Architecture.

Student Intern for Dr. Bruce A. Shapiro
National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD (June 2005 – January 2008)

  • Implemented hardware accelerated 3D graphics rendering system as front-end to molecular design software.
  • Designed database and webserver to facilitate categorization and searching of thousands of RNA nanostructure topologies generated with molecular design software.
  • Upgraded and integrated massively parallel genetic algorithm for RNA folding, Java based front-end visualization system, and Lisp based RNA structure analysis workbench to increase productivity and usability.


Software: Windows, Unix/Linux, Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, Dynamics AX
Computer Languages: C/C++ (6 years),  C# (3 years), Java (5 years), IA32, Common Lisp, PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python, Ocaml, Groovy, HTML/XHTML/CSS, XML, JavaScript, SQL, ASP.NET
Hardware Platforms: Windows Mobile, Cell Broadband Engine, x86/x64


Aaron Schulman, Vishnu Navday, Ramachandran Ramjeey, Neil Spring, Pralhad Deshpandez1, Calvin Grunewald, Kamal Jain, Venkata N. Padmanabhan
Bartendr: A Practical Approach to Energy-aware Cellular Data Scheduling
MobiCom 2010,

Bindewald E, Grunewald C, Boyle B, O’Connor M, Shapiro BA.
Computational strategies for the automated design of RNA nanoscale structures from building blocks using NanoTiler.
J. Mol. Graph. Model. 27(3): 299-308, 2008. [Journal]

Shapiro BA, Kasprzak W, Grunewald C, Aman J.
Graphical exploratory data analysis of RNA secondary structure dynamics predicted by the massively parallel genetic algorithm.
J. Mol. Graph. Model. 25: 514-531, 2006. [Journal]

Professional Certifications

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist – Windows Internals
Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist – Development Introduction for Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist – MorphX Solution Development for Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist – Enterprise Portal Development for Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist – Installation & Configuration for Microsoft Dynamics AX
Microsoft Certified IT Professional – Development for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009