Grey Patterson – grey at twoeighty dot net – Wilsonville, OR

Lasted updated 2018-08-21

Education

Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

BS Computer Science, BA Music (composition), minor in mathematics. Summa cum laude. August 2014-June 2018.

Tualatin High School, Tualatin, OR

International Baccalaureate Diploma, September 2010-June 2014.

4.2 GPA, SAT Math 770, Reading 770, Writing 770

Applications

Fluidics

Privacy-first approach to water tracking, built on HealthKit, UIKit, and custom drawing with Core Graphics and Core Animation.

Meditime

Minimalist meditation timer; HealthKit, UIKit, and Core Animation.

Variation on the Theme of Life

Algorithmic music based on Conway’s Game of Life. Built using AudioKit.

Teaching Experience

Professor Daniel Ford, Linfield College

Teacher’s Aide, 2015-2018

  • Collaborated on exam development
  • Graded student submissions
  • Led group workshop sessions for students

Learning Support Services, Linfield College

Tutor, 2015-2018

  • Provided group tutoring sessions for 100- and 200-level music courses.
  • Provided individual tutoring sessions for 100- and 200-level computer science courses.

Tigard-Tualatin Aquatic District

Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard, and Shift Supervisor, 2013-current.

Oregon Association of Student Councils

Summer leadership camp counselor, 2017.

Work Experience

Louisiana State University Center for Computation and Technology

National Science Foundation Undergraduate Researcher, 2016.

  • Explored the use of neural networks and machine learning in general for musicological research
  • Assisted in testing of a new compute cluster at the Center for Computation and Technology
  • Seconded to a group developing digital interfaces to supplement or replace traditional poster presentations; developed a web-based poster experience as the companion to a paper poster
  • Awarded ‘top poster presentation’ at the Summer Undergraduate Research Forum

International Day of Peace, United Nations Vienna

(Volunteer) Social Media Coordinator, 2016

  • Coordinated social media efforts for an anti-proliferation event on the International Day of Peace.
  • Assisted in set-up and operation of the event.

Linfield College

Music Technology Laboratory and Recording Technician, 2014-2018

  • Facilitated the construction of a new music technology laboratory on campus.
  • Produced recordings of music events for the campus archives.
  • Set up and operated sound equipment during concerts.
  • Worked with both professional and student performers in a variety of genres.

Interactive Media Developer, 2017-2018

  • Developed an interactive multimedia website as a companion to a memoir.
  • Worked with WordPress to develop a website in the style of “Snow Fall”.

Castleman Quartet Program

Administrative Intern and Facility Coordinator, 2017

  • Coordinated schedules for facility use.
  • Provided technological support and live-streaming of concerts.
  • Assisted students and faculty in interacting with college staff.

Other Experience

Linfield College Choirs

2017-2018: President, responsible for coordinating all choir board activities and representing the choir at concerts and other public events.
2017-2018: Section leader, in charge of running sectionals and ensuring students were prepared for rehearsals.
2015-2016: Treasurer, responsible for ensuring students had paid fees for the choir tour, as well as miscellaneous other duties.

International Collegiate Programming Contest

2017: 20th in Pacific Northwest Division II, 3rd in Site (as “Linfield Purple”)
2015: 9th in Pacific Northwest Division II, 3rd in Site (as “cout<<TeamName”)

Linfield International Programs

2016: I took part in a German-language immersion program in Vienna, Austria, where I was placed with a host family in the 20th District of the city. Classes were held at the Austro-American Institute of Education in the 1st District, and at the University of Vienna’s Sprachenzentrüm.

Rotary International

2013: Took part in a short-term exchange program: my family hosted a Danish student, and at the end of his stay, he and I travelled to Denmark together and his family hosted me.

Publications

“Neural Audio: Music Information Retrieval Using Deep Neural Networks”

2016: presented at Louisiana State University’s Summer Undergraduate Research Forum.
2017: presented at Linfield College’s Student Symposium.

Awards

  • Trustee Scholarship Linfield College, 2014-2018
  • Music Achievement Award Linfield College, 2014-2018
  • Tim Dunlop Scholarship Montavilla United Methodist Church, 2014-2017
  • Scott Wittmayer University Scholarship Montavilla United Methodist Church, 2014-2017
  • Snowman Foundation Scholarship Snowman Foundation, 2015-2016
  • William J. Burton Sophomore Choir Service Award Linfield College, 2016-2017
  • Jon A. Burton Junior Choir Service Award Linfield College, 2015-2016
  • James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship Alpha Lambda Delta, 2016
  • Arts and Humanities in Action Grant Linfield College, 2017

Memberships

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, 2014-2018.

     Class Representative: track service hours and membership requirements all students in the class of 2018.

Association for Computing Machines 2015-current

Skills and Interests

Languages: Swift, Java, Python, C++, HTML/JavaScript/CSS

Languages: Conversational proficiency in Spanish and German.

Technical Skills: Bash, Git, Photoshop, Logic Pro, Excel/Numbers/Sheets

Interests: Human-computer interaction, design, artificial intelligence, digital music