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Name:  Sarup Banskota
 
Name:  Sarup Banskota
  
Address:  C-301, Agasthya Bhavanam, Amrita University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, TN - 641112.
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Address:  E-101, Vasistha Bhavanam, Amrita University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, TN - 641112.
  
 
Email:  sbanskota08 AT gmail DOT com
 
Email:  sbanskota08 AT gmail DOT com
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Blog:  [http://bit.ly/15PWQAV thirstyforcola]
 
Blog:  [http://bit.ly/15PWQAV thirstyforcola]
  
IRC Nick:  banas
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IRC Nick / Channel:  banas on #fedora-design
 
 
IRC Channels:  #fedora-design
 
 
 
Phone:  +91-9677542496
 
  
 
== Education ==
 
== Education ==
'''''Amrita University, Coimbatore''''', Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering.
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'''''Amrita University, Coimbatore''''' - Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering.
 
* Expected year of graduation - 2015.
 
* Expected year of graduation - 2015.
* Currently, have a CGPA of 8.2 (out of 10) accumulated over four semesters.
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* Currently, have a CGPA of 7.68 (out of 10).
* Relevant courses undertaken:
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* Relevant courses undertaken so far:
 
**Object Oriented Programming
 
**Object Oriented Programming
**Data Structures and Basic Algorithms
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**Databases
  
 
==Skills==
 
==Skills==
 
*Programming Languages:
 
*Programming Languages:
** Have worked with for at least a year: C, C++, Python.
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**Ruby.
** Currently working on: Ruby.
 
 
*Web:
 
*Web:
** Have worked with for at least a year: HTML, CSS, basic jQuery, Bootstrap.
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** HTML, CSS, basic jQuery, Bootstrap, RoR.
** Currently working on: Rails, JavaScript, semantic.gs
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*Platforms: Windows, Linux (currently on Fedora)
*Platforms: Windows, Linux (currently using Fedora)
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*Other relevant skills: git
*Other relevant skills: git, UI Design
 
  
 
==Experience==
 
==Experience==
*Freelance Work
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*'''co-author, GlitterGallery'''
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*** Was a Google Summer of code student with Fedora in 2013
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*'''Freelance Work'''
 
**Developer, ''[http://elightgroup.org elightgroup]''
 
**Developer, ''[http://elightgroup.org elightgroup]''
 
***Responsible for developing the website, with some supervision.
 
***Responsible for developing the website, with some supervision.
***Technologies is use: HTML/CSS/jQuery/Wordpress/PHP
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***Technologies in use: HTML/CSS/jQuery/Wordpress/PHP
 
**Developer, ''[http://banglewala.in banglewala.in]''.
 
**Developer, ''[http://banglewala.in banglewala.in]''.
***Responsible for developing and maintaining the website from scratch.
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***Responsible for designing website individually in a two day period.
 
***Technologies used: HTML/CSS/jQuery/Wordpress.
 
***Technologies used: HTML/CSS/jQuery/Wordpress.
*Academic Project Work
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*'''Academic Project Work'''
 
**''Amrita Dispensary Manager''
 
**''Amrita Dispensary Manager''
 
***Created as a team of three, and developed over a three month period.
 
***Created as a team of three, and developed over a three month period.
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****Modelling of the project - use cases, class diagrams and relations.
 
****Modelling of the project - use cases, class diagrams and relations.
 
****Coding modules for the Records to be stored, retrieved, updated and deleted by the admin.
 
****Coding modules for the Records to be stored, retrieved, updated and deleted by the admin.
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**''Automatic Teller Machine - Programming study''
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***Created as a team of five, and developed over a two month period.
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***Done as part of the Introduction to Programming Lab course.
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***Responsible for:
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****Modelling of the project - use cases, structures to use.
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****Debugging C code that other team members had written.
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*'''Open Source Contributions'''
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**Built a simple UI for the Mozilla webRTC landing page.
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***The [http://mozilla.github.io/webrtc-landing/ page] is responsive, and uses Twitter Bootstrap.
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**Working on improving a [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=816084 patch] written by me for their automation team.
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***Involves improving a testing library written in JavaScript and updating tests that use it.
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**Submitted [https://github.com/EmilyDirsh/GlitterGallery/pull/20 patches]to Glitter Gallery, a project under Fedora Design.
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==Awards/Recognitions==
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*National Finalist with Top 15 finish, [http://securit.ws/studentcontest.html SecurIT CTF] - Capture the Flag Contest
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**Special edition of India CTF - Popular as India's first CTF series.
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**Intermediate rounds comprising of traditional CTF-style qualifiers on topics like Binary, Web, Unix, Forensics.
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**On site Finals in Teams of four - responsible for maintaining team's web security and unix strength.
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*International Informatics Olympiad
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**Have been a gold medalist (awarded to toppers of region) in 2008.
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**Have figured in the top 200 Olympiad (International) ranks in 2009.
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==Leadership/Organizations/Events==
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*Student Partner at Microsoft
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**Primarily involved in learning and promoting Microsoft's Open Source ''Azure''.
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*Volunteer at Tech{know}logy and FOSS Club, Amrita University
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**Helped seniors conduct a session on Python, FOSS and general Programming for College freshmen.
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**Currently in the process of blogging a series of [http://thirstyforcola.wordpress.com/category/technology/foss-stories/ posts] for people (esp college juniors) to learn more about FOSS
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*Design Team Lead, ''Astha, The Science Club''
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**Responsible for managing and helping the design team with promotion material for various events for the club.
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**Some of my work can be found on my [http://thirstyforcola.wordpress.com/category/design blog].
  
==Awards==
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==Events/Conferences attended==
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*Was sponsored to attend [http://securit.ws SecurIT], the First International Conference on Security of Internet of Things, held in August 2012.
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*Attended [http://foss.in/ FOSS.in] in December 2012.
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*Was part of [http://hasgeek.com/ HasGeek]event on ''How Open Source can help boost Startups'', in the [http://startupfestival.in/ Startup Festival], March 2013.

Latest revision as of 05:40, 19 March 2014

Contact Information

Name: Sarup Banskota

Address: E-101, Vasistha Bhavanam, Amrita University, Ettimadai, Coimbatore, TN - 641112.

Email: sbanskota08 AT gmail DOT com

Blog: thirstyforcola

IRC Nick / Channel: banas on #fedora-design

Education

Amrita University, Coimbatore - Bachelor of Technology, Computer Science and Engineering.

  • Expected year of graduation - 2015.
  • Currently, have a CGPA of 7.68 (out of 10).
  • Relevant courses undertaken so far:
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Databases

Skills

  • Programming Languages:
    • Ruby.
  • Web:
    • HTML, CSS, basic jQuery, Bootstrap, RoR.
  • Platforms: Windows, Linux (currently on Fedora)
  • Other relevant skills: git

Experience

  • co-author, GlitterGallery
      • Was a Google Summer of code student with Fedora in 2013
  • Freelance Work
    • Developer, elightgroup
      • Responsible for developing the website, with some supervision.
      • Technologies in use: HTML/CSS/jQuery/Wordpress/PHP
    • Developer, banglewala.in.
      • Responsible for designing website individually in a two day period.
      • Technologies used: HTML/CSS/jQuery/Wordpress.
  • Academic Project Work
    • Amrita Dispensary Manager
      • Created as a team of three, and developed over a three month period.
      • Done as part of the Object Oriented Programming Lab course.
      • Responsible for:
        • Modelling of the project - use cases, class diagrams and relations.
        • Coding modules for the Records to be stored, retrieved, updated and deleted by the admin.
    • Automatic Teller Machine - Programming study
      • Created as a team of five, and developed over a two month period.
      • Done as part of the Introduction to Programming Lab course.
      • Responsible for:
        • Modelling of the project - use cases, structures to use.
        • Debugging C code that other team members had written.
  • Open Source Contributions
    • Built a simple UI for the Mozilla webRTC landing page.
      • The page is responsive, and uses Twitter Bootstrap.
    • Working on improving a patch written by me for their automation team.
      • Involves improving a testing library written in JavaScript and updating tests that use it.
    • Submitted patchesto Glitter Gallery, a project under Fedora Design.

Awards/Recognitions

  • National Finalist with Top 15 finish, SecurIT CTF - Capture the Flag Contest
    • Special edition of India CTF - Popular as India's first CTF series.
    • Intermediate rounds comprising of traditional CTF-style qualifiers on topics like Binary, Web, Unix, Forensics.
    • On site Finals in Teams of four - responsible for maintaining team's web security and unix strength.
  • International Informatics Olympiad
    • Have been a gold medalist (awarded to toppers of region) in 2008.
    • Have figured in the top 200 Olympiad (International) ranks in 2009.

Leadership/Organizations/Events

  • Student Partner at Microsoft
    • Primarily involved in learning and promoting Microsoft's Open Source Azure.
  • Volunteer at Tech{know}logy and FOSS Club, Amrita University
    • Helped seniors conduct a session on Python, FOSS and general Programming for College freshmen.
    • Currently in the process of blogging a series of posts for people (esp college juniors) to learn more about FOSS
  • Design Team Lead, Astha, The Science Club
    • Responsible for managing and helping the design team with promotion material for various events for the club.
    • Some of my work can be found on my blog.

Events/Conferences attended

  • Was sponsored to attend SecurIT, the First International Conference on Security of Internet of Things, held in August 2012.
  • Attended FOSS.in in December 2012.
  • Was part of HasGeekevent on How Open Source can help boost Startups, in the Startup Festival, March 2013.