Carsten Hood
 • site: carstenhood.com
 • email: [first name] f [last name] at gmail dot com
 • cell: five twelve – nine forty – twenty-three twenty-four
 • location: Austin, TX



Skills

Programming
 • Honors computer science graduate (GPA 3.88) with minor in cybersecurity.
 • Work & academic experience with Python, C / C++, Objective-C, Swift / iOS development.

Writing
 • Drafted patents for leading tech companies.
 • Experience writing site copy and online posts (a few blogs available at my home page).



Jobs

IdealSpot, Inc. (Commercial Real Estate Data/Web Company) Austin, TX Dec 2017 – May 2018
Solutions Engineer
 • Mostly Python, esp. pandas data-manipulation package; also LaTeX document preparation system & QGIS mapping software.

MHKK&G (Intellectual Property Law Firm) Austin, TX Dec 2014 – Aug 2015
Technical Advisor
 • Prepared patent applications related to wireless communications for tech companies.
 • E.g., drafted US Patent No. 9,706,394 and US Patent Publication No. 20160295482 for Apple Inc.

Logie’s on Campus (Bar) College Station, TX Aug 2016 – Dec 2017
Doorman / Security / Busser



Schools

Texas A&M University (TAMU) College Station, TX Dec 2017
B.S. in Computer Science
 • GPA 3.880
 • Minor in cybersecurity and special focus in German; honors and scholars programs; several academic scholarships; president of campus libertarian club; merchandise officer of men’s rugby club.
 • Accolades: Engineering Honors Program; Aggie Computer Science & Engineering Scholars Program; Computer Science Dept. Industrial Affiliates Program Scholarship; President’s Endowed Scholarship; National Merit Recognition Award; graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Mises Institute (Economics Education & Research Organization) Auburn, AL Jul 2017
Summer Program Scholarship Student

Westlake High School (WHS) Austin, TX May 2013
 • ACT 34/36; SAT 1530/1600.
 • Accolades: National Football Foundation Outstanding Achievement Scholarship (selected top Scholar-Athlete Representative for Greater Austin Chapter); Varsity Football All-Regional Outside Linebacker & State Semi-Finalist.