STC Student Workers (SWs)

Anh Nguyen

Anh Nguyen LinkedIn

Anh had a solid programming foundation with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. She had one year's experience working with Spring Boot and building CI/CD pipelines with Docker and Jenkins.

Kina Anh Bui

Kina Anh Bui LinkedIn

Kina is currently a Student Worker at the School of Technology & Computing and is studying MSCS at City U. She is especially interested in Full Stack development, DevOps, and AI. Previously, she graduated with dual degrees in Business Administration from CityU and Banking Academy of Vietnam. Furthermore, Kina is the valedictorian of the 2023 class at the Banking Academy of Vietnam.

Asia Shvets

Asia Shvets LinkedIn

Asia worked as a Project Manager and Business Analyst and has a master's degree in Information Sciences from Omsk State Technical University, Russia. She has a strong interest in project technical management and process improvement.

Shahid Khan

Shahid Khan LinkedIn

Shahid has completed his undergrad in computer engineering and has 5 years of work experience as a Full-stack developer focusing on Back-end development. He's passionate about building cloud-based scalable applications.

Jonathan Koerber

Jonathan Koerber LinkedIn

Jonathan's is interested in using data and Artificial Intelligence in his applications. He completed his education in Software Development and WGU.

Ashwin Shastry Paturi

Ashwin Shastry Paturi

Ashwin Paturi's professional journey showcases a robust foundation in systems engineering, particularly in client-facing roles with American Express during his tenure at TCS. His interests are in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, complemented by a deep interest in circuitry analysis and IOT, indicative of his undergraduate background in Electronics and Communication Engineering, reflecting a multidisciplinary approach to technology integration. His academic pursuit of MSCS at CityU underscores his commitment to advancing his technical skills and knowledge in cutting-edge computing.


Clark Ngo

Clark is a Student Worker at the School of Technology & Computing and is studying MBA at CityU. Clark has interest in project management, process improvement, backend development, data, and AI. He has worked at Thomson Reuters, S&P, eBay, CityU, and a couple of startups. He has held roles such as financial analyst, Mandarin financial translator, program manager, software engineer, and IT consultant.

Yogesh Goel

Yogesh Goel

Yogesh holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering, along with a master's degree in data science. With a professional background spanning two years, he has excelled as a Backend Developer, specializing in Spring Boot.

Naveena Moddu

Naveena Moddu

Naveena worked as a Computer Science engineer with 2 years of experience as a software analyst in full-stack web development.


For any issues, please contact Dr.Sion Yoon (Program Manager)  

SW Guidelines

STC Ambassador

What the SW can do:
The SW can only help technical issues of your course exercises, assignments, and virtual labs.

The SW is supporting your work, not doing your work on behalf of you.

What the SW cannot do:
The SW cannot be involved in any grading according to the current City policy.

The SW may not resolve all of the issues due to their limited experiences and knowledge.


Must be a currently enrolled City University of Seattle – STC or SOM student. Position has at least two academic quarters commitment.

Student Ambassadors…

Help others through mentoring and outreaching. Represent the program to industry, outside organizations, and the community


Builds leadership and communication skills. Broadens career network. Real-world experience that will set you apart as a professional in the technology world

Honorary STC Ambassadors

Yared Shewarade

Yared Shewarade

Yared has been working as Data Engineer for different Institutions. He has experience in database technologies, and programming. He has a strong interest to work in Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, and predictive analysis.

Chen Yuan

Chen Yuan LinkedIn

Chen has worked as a program manager for many years in a manufacturing industry company with a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in management. She has a strong interest in working with Machine Learning.

Lakshmipathi Machineni

Lakshmipathi Machineni

Lakshmipathi, a Computer Science & Engineering graduate with a BTech degree. He possess a strong background in SQL Server Database Administration, Azure Administration, and AWS Cloud. With 7 years of experience in these domains.

Anahita Raeis Zadeh

Anahita Raeiszadeh 

Anahita holds both a Master of Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor of Software Engineering degree. She has over ten years of experience as an executive director, IT technical support and manager of market planning and development, She is currently continuing her education. IT, machine learning and data science have long piqued her attention.


Christopher Sharp

Chris completed his education in Astronomy from the University of Washington in Seattle, His developing experience in data science and software development through a couple of years of experience as a research assistant. He is hoping to use his education in Computer Science from the CityU to get into other PhD program in theoretical cosmology.


Veerendra Sai Jagatha 

Veerendra has a Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Engineering from JNTU Hyderabad. He has experience as Full-stack Developer and Technical Advisor for 8 years. He is interested in Full-Stack Development and DataScience.


Alekhya Malla 

Alekhya has worked as a Data Engineer for over 3 years. She is very passionate to learn new technologies and find solutions to real world problems with her expertise. She has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from GITAM University, India. Her interests are being up-to-date with the new developments around Data Analytics, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning.


Sakshi Desai 

Sakshi is pursuing her masters in computer science and did her bachelors in integrated science and technology from James Madison University Virginia. Background is in Test engineering and iOS development. Interest in iOS development, Blockchain and Technical management.


Shelby Lynch 

Shelby is currently studying Data Science at CityU. In the past she studied computer science, linguistics, and artificial intelligence abroad in the Netherlands. She hopes to help students with their academic goals with her diverse educational background and flexible teaching methods.


Gabby Wargin 

Gabby has a Bachelor in Science in Psychology from Oklahoma State University. She is currently a stay at home mom and decided to pursue a MSCS after seeing all the tech opportunities in Seattle. After taking some information security classes she discovered a bigger and more exciting interest in Cybersecurity. She is now pursuing a MSCY. Her interests include cybercrime, security culture, and using her future degree and experience to make a positive impact in the world.


Winter Wells 

Winter is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Cybersecurity. She have a bachelor's degree in Asian Studies from the University of Washington. Her passion is security awareness, and she is particularly interested in inspiring more high schoolers to consider a career in cybersecurity.


Chunhui Xu (Hui) 

Hui's major was physics, so he has a mathematical foundation in calculus and linear algebra. Moreover, he has a strong interest in artificial intelligence algorithms. He has experience repeating certain artificial intelligence algorithms with code. Now he is working hard to study for a master's degree in CS.


Wenzhi Xu  

Back in 2012, Wenzhi started to learn C/C++ and web development technology. After he graduated in 2015, he worked in Beijing for 5 years as a full-stack engineer and back-end engineer. Besides, he is interested in low-level and high-performance technology.

Vaishnavi Mandage

Vaishnavi Mandage

Vaishnavi is an experienced Software Engineer, who worked in database technologies. She is passionate about solving real-world problems with the help of technology.

Ajay Shrikrishna Naik

Ajay Shrikrishna Naik LinkedIn

Ajay has done his B.E in Computer Science and engineering. He has over 11 years of extensive experience in architecture, design, and development of J2EE and Big Data applications.

Maram Elwakeel

Maram Elwakeel

Maram has worked as a Software Engineer and also has a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Sciences from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.


Sai Shravya

Sai Shravya is currently a graduate student at CityU. Before starting as a graduate student she worked as Machine Learning Engineer in India. She is interested in problem solving and learning new stuff.


Mahathi Vucha 

Mahathi has a BS in Information Technology from JNTU, India. She has industry experience as a BI Engineer for over 6 years. She has extreme interest to continue working in the data field and to pursue Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.


Ken Ling 

Ken is interested in the stories of technologies, which contain new ideas and inventions in the trends. As a recent graduate in software engineering, he is excited to bring his strong foundation in computer science and software development to a dynamic and innovative team.


Jamel Jara

Jamel graduated from University of Colorado Denver with major Biology, minor Chemistry and Pre-med degree. He had worked in two major research areas such as Endocrine Disruption and Kidney Transplantation. He had also worked for Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices in different high positions for 11 years. Now, he is working to get masters in computer science at CityU of Seattle. He is interested to specialize at Artificial intelligence and machine learning.


Tyray Fortune 

Tyray served 4 years as a Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne division at Ft. Bragg. He enjoys problem-solving and out-of-the-box solutions. He ended up joining a rigorous coding boot camp. Since graduating, he has been continuing his education through personal studies and in academic matters.


Mary Oh  

Mary has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Biomedical Engineering and is working for Spacelabs Healthcare, a medical device company. She is now completing her Master of Science in Computer Science. She’s always been interested in technology and hopes to be a full-stack developer in the future.


Guangwei Huang (Cedric)

Computer Vision, Software Development, Data Science


Jerry Zeyu Chen  

After challenging himself in different fields, Zeyu discovered his passion for software development and design. His current experience includes cloud technology and full-stack development, especially building 3D graphics on the web front end. He is studying for a master's degree in computer science at Seattle City University.


Yang Ren 

After finishing bachelor’s degree in British, Yang found traditional biology and life science need to be supported by mega data analysis and data visualization. With the foundation of bioinformatics, he began his journey in computer science and showed huge interests in data science and artificial intelligence fields.


Amanda Vaughan  

Amanda has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Central Washington University. She worked in the industry for a year and a half as a Software Engineer before she decided to go back to school and discovered her interest in Data Science. She is now working towards her Master of Science in Data Science and hopes to go back into the industry as a Data Scientist in the future.

Smita Dutta

Smita Dutta

She worked as a Senior Software Engineer for Philips HealthCare in India for two years. Smita studied graduate courses in Electronics And Electrical. She has experience in .Net development and going forward would like to explore in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Networking.

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David Yi

A US Army veteran, David has studied multiple different areas of STEM and eventually returned to his passions in Cyber and Information Security, in which he is currently pursuing his Baccalaureate here at CityU.


Kim Mai Nguyen

After challenging herself in different fields, Kim found her passion for Technology, especially in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Kim is also fluent in Vietnamese, English, and German.​


Ruan Almeida

Ruan has 10+ years of experience acting as an IT project and portfolio management professional. In the recent past years he has been working as an Agile Coach and MBA teacher.

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Yu-Che Liu (Spencer)

Studying Master of Science in Computer Science at the City University of Seattle. Yu-che has three-year working experience as a software developer and expert in developing Android applications and full-stack solution. Solving the problem using cutting-edge technology is his interest, for instance, machine learning for customer risk evaluation and disease prediction.


Aya Khalil

She worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Computer Engineering Department at Pharos University in Alexandria for around two years. Aya studied graduate courses in Egypt, but she decided to complete her masters in CityU.


Apiwat Chuaphan  

Career switched back when he realized that he spent more time with computers than flowers which let him to happily do it all over again. He is a fan of high technology innovations with great interests including cloud technology, AI, and things related to Python.​


Dat (Dustin) Phan

He has experience in administrating Windows Server 2008 servers, SharePoint 2010 servers, and CentOS 6.9 servers, as well as developing Java OSGi plugins and performing program profiling for Java applications. His professional interest includes cloud computing and data structures.


Tysu (Hiteishi) Reddy

She has a bachelor of science degree in information security and worked for Test Mile, a startup company in software testing. She is extremely inspired by digital security, her insight and experience consist of systems administration and data security.


Wayne (Weilun) Ma

Java, Data Structures and Algorithms


Scott Zhou

Software Development, Data structures and Algorithms, System Design


Min Qiu

After challenging himself in different fields, Min found his passion for programming. He worked as a Java Developer for 3 years and kept learning different skills. However, knowing Chinese technology stacks are different from the US. Now Min opens his interests for any technology from the US.


Shanshan Yu (Friendy)

After working for a pharmaceutical company in China, Shanshan found her passion for programming. She is interested in Machine learning, Data Mining, and Data Versuliazation. She enjoys challenges and exploration, now she is pursuing her master of science in computer science degree at the City University of Seattle.


Amrutha Vaidyanathan

Java, C++, Software Development, Full Stack


Clark Jason Ngo  

When he transitioned to technology, he found his passion for Software Development and Design and mentoring others to transition to this field as well. His experience now consists of full-stack development and cloud technologies.


Kevin (Kuan-Ting) Chen

In addition to his education, Kevin has approximately two years of research experience in award-winning robot projects using C++ and Python, along with a publication in Material Engineering. He is also fluent in English, Chinese, and Japanese.


Tuan Khai

He earned his Bachelor of Design in Multimedia System at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Vietnam and worked as a Graphic Designer for half a year. When he came to the US, he shifted his path to Computer Science and found his interest in Data Science and Machine Learning.


Kevin (Peng) Wang

Software Development, Cloud Technologies, Blockchain, Data Structures and Algorithms


Karthik Dinakaran

Software Engineer

Minh Truong

Minh Truong

Data Science and Data Analytics