Valerie Choung

soup@cmu.edu
US Citizen

Education

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
BS Computer Science
Expected May 2021
     15-330 Introduction to Computer Security
     15-410 Operating System Design and Implementation
     15-418 Parallel Computer Architecture and Programming
     15-744 Graduate Computer Networks (in progress)

Experience

CMU | 15-410 (Operating Systems) Teaching Assistant
     Jan 2020 - May 2020
     Pittsburgh, PA

CMU | 15-330 (Security) Teaching Assistant
     Aug 2019 - Dec 2019
     Pittsburgh, PA
        >  Holding office hours
        >  Developing course materials

NVIDIA | Systems Software Intern
     May 2019 - Aug 2019
     Santa Clara, CA
     DGPU Kernel Team
        >  Refactored GPU interrupt handling mechanism
        >  Wrote debugging extension for managing interrupts

CMU | 14-513 (Systems) Teaching Assistant
     Aug 2018 - December 2018
     Pittsburgh, PA
        >  Leading recitation
        >  Holding office hours
        >  Developing course materials

Castlight Health | Cybersecurity Intern
     May 2018 - Aug 2018
     San Francisco, CA
        >  Development of in-house SIEM solution
        >  Environment setup for third-party security evaluations

Projects

> SouperDamGoodOS (2019) - developed a Pebbles compliant kernel with sdamashek
> EasyCTF (2015-2018) - organization member of biannual security competition

Honors and Awards

> CSAW CTF 2018 - 2nd place
> DEFCON CTF 2018 - 2nd place
> UPC Poker Tournament (Freeroll) 2017 - 2nd place

Languages and Skills

> C, Python, x86 ASM, ML, CUDA
> ElasticSearch
> English, Spanish, Mandarin, French
> Visual Design

Interests

> Systems Engineering
> Computer Security

Organizations

> Plaid Parliament of Pwning (CMU Hacking Team)
> Carnegie Mellon Undergraduate Poker Club