Stamati Morellas

Minneapolis, MN β€’ smorellas@protonmail.com

Hello πŸ‘‹ My name is Stamati Morellas. I have shared experience and interest in Object-Oriented Programming, System Architecture, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Data Science, and User Interface Design. I am a naturally creative, resourceful, and result-driven individual who is eager to build digital products that help to shape the future of humanity. I am currently seeking opportunities that will enable me to apply my existing knowledge, acquire new knowledge, and work in a team-like environment.

I'm always looking to collaborate with others on creative or professional projects! Please feel free to reach out if you're looking for a developer, have any questions, or just want to connect.




Experience

Web Developer (Contract)

ProNex Inc. β€” Website
  • Updated site structure to make navigation less tedious
  • Collaborated with marketing team to make WordPress site more informative to users
  • Ensured copy consistency for better keyword performance
  • Reformatted images for higher-resolution and better user-experience
June 2020 - August 2020

Head of Digital Media

Blest Sinners Clothing Co. β€” Website
  • Created, managed, and maintained our organization’s WordPress website
  • Monitored user traffic on website and social media using various analytics tools
  • Enhanced brand awareness by curating content for Facebook advertising
  • Utilized Adobe Creative Suite to optimize content for social platforms
July 2019 - June 2020

Research Intern

University of Minnesota Medical Center β€” Website
  • Created and managed lab datasets using GitHub
  • Wrote a tutorial for the lab team to understand how to interact with the git repository
  • Collected, filtered, and analyzed patterns of time series data using Julia
  • Evaluated data and explored techniques for identifying adolescent depression in fMRI scans by implementing LSTM deep neural networks in Python
June 2018 - August 2019

Lab Intern

University of Minnesota
  • Evaluated user interfaces on a project for annotating cancer tomography scans
  • Acquired valuable knowledge of front-end technologies used in the system such as HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, and PHP
  • Established expertise with heuristic evaluation methods, a critical tool for software enhancement and user experience testing
June 2017 - August 2017

Education

Iowa State University

Bachelor of Science - Software Engineering
Ames, IA
August 2016 - December 2020

Providence Academy

High School Diploma
Plymouth, MN
September 2012 - May 2016

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Agile Development Methodologies
  • Big-Picture Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Thorough Code Documentation

For a more comprehensive list of the technologies that interest me, visit this link


Ongoing Projects

ML Toolkit - View Project

Personal Project
  • Building a repository of templates for common machine learning models
  • Utilizing Python and Jupyter to build templates for common machine learning topics including regression, classification, NLP, and deep learning

Past Projects

Warehouse Inventory Automation - View Project

Senior Design Project
  • Designed and developed a full warehouse inventory management system using MongoDB, Express, ReactJS, and Node.js for my two semester-long senior design project at Iowa State University
  • Created a simulated warehouse environment for a flying drone using open-source Webots platform to scan and send item barcodes to MongoDB server
  • Challenges included dynamically learning new things, adapting to COVID-19 restrictions on our project, and getting used to collaborating in a fully-remote team environment

Image Processor - View Project

Academic Project
  • Implemented an image processor in Java
  • Used matrices, tuples, and stitching to manipulate image pixels
  • Learned how to classify pixels in photos based on factor of importance to resize images appropriately

Web Search Engine - View Project

Academic Project
  • Implemented a rudimentary web search engine in Java
  • Practiced fundamental techniques relating to array list sorting, search algorithms, and Big-O notation

Cookbuddy - View Project

Academic Project
  • A semester-long team project for my software development practices course at Iowa State University
  • Designed and developed the front-end for our client-server Android application using Java and modern UI/UX design principles
  • Challenges included getting familiar working in a scrum environment, learning Spring Framework, and web sockets

Hash Table Generator - View Project

Academic Project
  • Implemented a hash table construction algorithm in Java
  • Gained valuable insight into graph data structures and hash tables

Interests

Interests section coming soon...