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Java Department Head, Co-President
Michael is a senior at Acton Boxborough Regional High School. He started programming in 3rd grade, and has experience in both HTML and Python. Now a junior at ABRHS, he has since picked up Java and Golang as his preferred languages. His years of experience in programming have given him a passion to learn and create, which he hopes to impart to his motivated students. Aside from his background in computer science, Michael is an accomplished member of the AB Science Team, and loves to spend time outdoors with his scouting friends.
Java Department Head, Co-President
SAT Math Instructor
Ryan Song is a senior at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland. He is a straight A student who is passionate about math, likes to work with other students, and looks forward to teaching at AICS. He scored an 800 on the math portion of the SAT test and an 800 on the SAT math 2 subject test. Outside of Math, Ryan is engaged in various STEM-related activities and clubs in his school; he also enjoys swimming, digital drawing, and pokemon.
Python Instructor, Operator
Gloria is a freshman at New York University studying Computer Science and Economics. She has several years of experience working with students of all ages from working as a peer tutor, peer mentor, and martial arts instructor. Gloria’s programming journey started in junior year of high school with Java, and she has since built her programming knowledge by self-studying Java, Python, and C++. In her free time, Gloria loves to sing, listen to music, and bike. Gloria is excited to share her knowledge of coding with students all around the world!
Java & Scratch Instructor
Alex is a sophomore at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. His interest in computer science and programming was realized at an early age, where he took courses for Java and Python. Recently, he has found an interest in competitive programming by learning C++, a language he plans to use as he continues to study to compete for the USACO competitions. Outside of computer science, Alex enjoys speech and debate, as well as competing on his school's science team. He also has experience teaching young students, and is very excited to get to be apart of AICS.
Advikar is a sophomore at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. Computer science has been part of Advikar's life since 3rd grade, when he started watching tutorials of small projects in Python. He is especially drawn to the creative aspects of coding, as you can create virtually anything. Outside of school, he enjoys watching football on Sundays and participating in many schools clubs, including the Science and Speech and Debate teams. Advikar is excited to join AICS and offer his passion for computer science to students.
Harshini is a junior at Acton Boxborough Regional High School. She started learning Python towards the end of middle school, and Java during her sophomore year of high school. She also has an interest in data science and has worked on many analysis projects. Outside of programming, Harshini’s interests include singing, painting, and music production. Harshini has experience mentoring and tutoring younger students, and she is excited to be joining AICS this year.
Ayana is a freshman at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. She has several years of experience working with students of all ages from developing and instructing her own Introductory Biology and Anatomy course. She co-founded a non-profit organization called Genxl to spread much-needed STEM education to kids around the world. Her interest in computer science started in middle school when she learned Python, HTML, and furthered her knowledge of Scratch. Outside of school, Ayana loves speech and debate as well as embroidery. She is very excited to bring her passion and teaching experiences to AICS!
Srijan Srivatsa, originally from Ashland, MA, is a sophomore at UMass Amherst studying Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering. His experience in coding includes small projects in high school and being a lecture panelist during Data Structures Lectures at his previous institution, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His is interested in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Mechatronics. Srijan looks forward to contributing to the AICS community this Summer 2021 for the first time!
Nitya Aryasomayajula is a sophomore at UMass Amherst, studying Computer Science and Mathematics. She currently pursues research at her university in the area of theoretical computer science, and her research interests lie in the area of algorithms, machine learning, and biologically inspired computing. She has served as a teaching assistant for the introductory computer science at her university, and has tutored students in data structures. She looks forward to coming back and helping out in AICS!
Jessica is a computer science major at Cornell University. She has been interested in CS since she was in elementary school, and has pursued this interest by taking classes such as AP Computer Science A and working on projects such as coding a doctor-patient portal. Through these classes and projects, she has become familiar with programming languages such as Python and Java. At school, Jessica is a member of Girls in STEAM and Peer Tutors, where she has enjoyed tutoring her peers as well as younger children.
SAT Math Instructor
Joe Maffa is a rising freshman at Brown University. He is an honors student with genuine interest in knowledge and sharing that knowledge with others. He scored in the 99th percentile on the math portion of the SAT test. Outside of school, he spends his time playing tennis and cooking with his family. He is looking forward to helping teach math with AICS!
Isaac is a senior at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. He enjoys coding and has worked with Scratch significantly ever since he began programming, with experience in virtual education. In Isaac's free time he is involved in the Science and Debate Teams, activities in which he has achieved significant success. He is excited to be a part of AICS this summer.
Jyoti is a computer science major at Tufts University. She has been learning java and python since she was in seventh grade. She is passionate and dedicated to machine learning projects since 2018. She has participated in many computer science competitions and has placed in the USACO Silver division. This year Jyoti completed the AP Computer Science A and the AP Calculus BC. Furthermore, Jyoti has won the state research fair (MSEF) for her research in environmental science and machine learning. She is excited to share her knowledge and expertise in Advanced Python and Machine Learning at AICS.
Ben is a Computer Science major at the University of Toronto. He has experience in customer service at an online art instruction organization and in teaching younger kids various subjects including chess and coding. Ben has also been self-studying various coding languages such as Java and Python during his free time. He enjoys reading magazines and biking during the summer. Ben is thrilled to bring his knowledge of coding and teaching experiences to AICS.