Haldean Brown

me@haldean.org, haldean.org, +1 320 584 9293

I am a freelance engineer, researcher, and maker who loves building reliable systems that solve real-world problems in creative and efficient ways. I have experience in robotics, aerospace, manufacturing, and consumer electronics, and am always interested in expanding my horizons. I'm looking for projects at the intersection of computing and the physical world; if you're interested in what I’ve been working on in my spare time, take a look at my recent projects.

Professional Experience

PRENAV

San Francisco, CA, 2016 – present
Senior Engineering Consultant

Awesome Foundation

San Francisco, CA, 2016 - present
Trustee

Plethora

San Francisco, CA, 2014 – 2016
Senior Computational Geometer

Android Wear, Google

Mountain View, CA, 2013 – 2014
Software Engineer

Android at Home, Google

Mountain View, CA, 2013
Software Engineer

Google App Engine, Google

Sydney, Australia, 2012 – 2013
Software Engineer

Columbia Computer Graphics Group

New York, NY, 2012
Undergraduate Researcher

Computer Science Department, Columbia University

New York, NY, 2011 – 2012
Teaching Assistant

Various Theaters

New York, NY, 2009 – 2012
Technical Director, Lighting Designer, and Technician

DoubleClick for Publishers, Google

New York, NY, 2010, 2011
Software Engineering Intern

Education and Professional Organizations

ACM SIGGRAPH

2015 - present
Member

People Reluctant to Kill for an Abstraction

1990 - present
Member

Columbia University

New York, NY, 2008 – 2012
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Interests

Manufacturing and fabrication, physical simulation, computer graphics and rendering technology, spaceflight and satellite technology, light design, theoretical computer science, programming languages, cooking, wood- and metal-working