Aditya Mansharamani

Student, Programmer, Hacker


About Me

Hi! My name is Aditya Mansharamani and I'm a computer science student at University of Illinois with a passion for programming, fencing, and cars.

In my free time, I love to read (about tech and otherwise), work on personal projects, fly (and crash) quadcopters, and drive.


CS 126 Software Design Course Staff – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Course Assistant

  • Provide constructive criticism to students during weekly code review, with emphasis on readability and maintainability
  • Assist students with Java, C++, and git during office hours

Holscher Lab – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Undergraduate Research Assistant

  • Conduct computational and statistical analysis of microbial DNA using a variety of numerical methods to quantitatively examine the impact of diet on the gut microbiome
  • Utilize bioinformatics software, machine learning algorithms, and novel data engineering methods to contribute to modern big data analyses related to metatranscriptomics, metagenomics, and metabolomics

Encompass Human Capital

Software Development Engineer Intern

  • Expanded programmatic completion of state tax withholding certificates in payroll software to include all states
  • Architected modular system for adding and updating new document types to the software, significantly increasing code maintainability and expandability
  • Redesigned parts of the previously desktop-only payroll web portal to be mobile-friendly and responsive
  • Worked with C#/, Kendo/MVC, HTML/CSS/jQuery, and MySQL

Northwestern University

Research Assistant

  • Built instrument in NI LabView to automate lab data collection, allowing the 20+ hour process to be run overnight repeatedly without user input
  • Performed lab experiments and sanitized data, used various curve-fitting and visualization techniques to analyze data
  • Created visualization for ongoing data collection processes using Python, numpy, and matplotlib, allowing tainted data sets to be thrown out before wasting valuable lab time
Research Poster


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Fall 2018 - Spring 2021

Bachelors of Science, Computer Science

Projects is a student-oriented website built to help Stevenson High School students manage their day at school. The website offers a live-updating period count-down timer, an automatically refreshing lunch menu, and more. sees about 40k page views a week from students and teachers.

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Hackathon Projects


Built at Hack the North 2017, Galleon is a website aimed to assist prospective immigrants trying to enter Canada. It calculates a CRS score based off the user's demographic information, a vital metric used by the Canadian government to filter out applicants. Galleon was also built to allow immigrants who succeed to offer their services as mentors for others who were in the same position as them.

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Built at MHacks X, Watchdog is a platform created to increase engagement in classrooms. Using a camera and Microsoft's Cognitive Services, Watchdog monitors a classroom and offers the teacher live, in-depth analytics on the current state of the room, by collecting continuous data on the emotions and engagement of the students.

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Awards and Recognition



Other Work

FreeGeek Volunteer

I build computers out of donated parts and broken machines for FreeGeek, a volunteer organization in Chicago with an aim of bringing affordable computing to everyone in today's age of technology.

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