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CHIANG WENG KIAT

Thinker | Sportive | Problem Solver | Maker


WENG KIAT

ABOUT WENG KIAT

Hello! I am (Chiang) Weng Kiat, a fourth year undegraduate student at National University of Singapore.

I am pursuing a double degree in Computer Engineering and Economics in School of Computing and Engineering, and School of Arts and Social Sciences respectively. I love to think of and build great products. I hone my strategy and business skills in my co-curricular activites.

My passion lies in software, hardware engineering and devising strategies, striving to use my skills to make everyday life easier for everyone.



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S K I L L S

Productivity

Microsoft Word
90%

Microsoft Powerpoint
90%

Microsoft Excel
90%

Keynote
60%

Web/Database

HTML/CSS
70%

SQL
80%

Programming/Scripting

Java
70%

C
60%

Ruby on Rails
70%

Javascript
60%

C++
70%

Python
80%

PHP
80%

Others

English
80%

Chinese
60%

Leadership
90%

Project Management
80%

Writing/Publications
70%

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E D U C A T I O N

National University of Singapore (NUS)
Aug 2015 - Present

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences in Economics (Honours)
  • Kent Ridge Undergraduate Scholarship - Awarded for academic excellence, excellent co-curricular activities records and outstanding leadership qualities
  • Design Centric Program
  • University Scholars Program
  • NUS Entreprenuership Society - President
  • NUS Fencing - Team NUS, Inter-Varsity Athlete - Represented NUS in national competitions
  • CAMP REC III by University Scholars Club Finance team - Got sponsors and did up the camp accounts
  • Stanford University
    Sep 2017 - Aug 2018

  • Managment Science and Engineering
  • Part of the NUS Overseas College Program from NUS
  • Catholic Junior College (CJC)
    Jan 2011 - Dec 2012

  • Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level - General Paper, Project Work, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics
  • Principal's Commendation Award
  • Edusave Awards for Achievement, Good Leadership and Services (EAGLES) award - Awarded for leadership qualities, service to community and schools, and excellence in other non-academic activities
  • Colours Award Team- Awarded for top 4 ranking in inter-college sports
  • CJC Fencing - Armourer from July 2011 to July 2012
  • Project Head for Overseas Community Involvement Programme Philipines
  • Class Vice-Monitor
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    Projects

    P R O J E C T S

    NUSCloud

    NUS is a web application that syncs files from the NUS file platform (IVLE) to any cloud service of their choice (Gdrive, dropbox etc). With NUSCloud, students and professors can access their course material anytime from their respective drives and edit those files with an annotator.

    Contribution: Worked on the backend, API and Devops from scratch in about one month. Gained around 300 users in 3 weeks.

    Bash Shell

    Bash shell able to do ls, cat, &, halt, kill, stop, start, mv, cp commands with C and signals.

    Contribution: Personal project to better understand how our operating systems work.
    To Do list

    Desktop App in Java for users to keep track of their todo items.

    Contribution: Edit, Undo, Redo, List features and test cases.
    FitX
    Smart watch using LPC 1769.

    Contribution: Coding the hardware to react as how a smart watch would behave for the various modes and interfaced with the Xbee to send and recieve data wirelessly.

    ARM pipelined processor
    A processor following the design of ARM that supports all the Assembly instructions of ARM with data forwarding, branch prediction using Verilog.

    Motivation: To better understand how our operating systems work.
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    W O R K

    Flowcast
    Software/Data Engineer (Aug 2017 - Jul 2018)

  • Built the company’s main data pipeline using python, numpy, pandas with concurrency which takes raw data given by clients and turns them into useful data to feed the machine learning model
  • Worked with large datasets from fortune 500 companies, consisting of hundreds of millions of rows
  • Built API and architecture from scratch for clients to access insights from machine learning models using python and Flask
  • Reduced testing time of 4 hour by implementing Circle CI for the data pipeline and APIs
  • Worked on the web projects of two invoicing portals for clients using python and javascript which are used by clients to automate their invoicing deals with machine learning analytics on those invoices
  • Apple
    Business Intelligence Developer (Jan - Jun 2017)

  • Reduced 8 hours of daily report compiling time for the logistics team by automating their reports which consist of 6 countries and 8 carries. Allowing them to view the health of the operations at one glance with PHP on Symfony as the backend, sending complied reports via SFTP and crontab, Javascript with Angular for the front end to display data in charts and tableau data by the analytics team
  • Reduced 3 hours of daily manual work for the logistics team by automating relevant data to carriers for entry permit to 6 countries using PHP with SFTP and crontab
  • Saved hours of weekly manual entry work for the logistics team by building a front end interface to load allocation data into SAP and allocate stock for placed orders using Javascript and PHP
  • NUS Entreprenuership Society
    President (July 2016 - July 2017)

  • Mangaged over 40 Executive committee members and 700+ members
  • Lead the revamp of the website to focus on content marketing to dominate the NUS market
  • Lead and oversaw more than 10 events.
    Events such as Career and Internship fair with over 1000 participants, Global Entrepreneurship Conference with participants from around Asia received media coverage from e27, TIA, Vuclan Post and others
  • Increased profits by ten times and launched many new initiatives which was well received by the public as well as NUS students
  • Increased new membership by 30% from previous year
  • Formed valuable partnerships with Startup Jobs Asia, Glints
  • National University of Singapore
    SkyLab Web Developer (Jan - Aug 2017)

  • Reduced set up time for new developers to 5 minutes by building a vagrant environment
  • Fixed major and minor bugs which allowed the platform to function for regular use by students
  • Lomotif
    Software Test Engineer (Dec 2016 - Jan 2017)

  • Reduced automated testing and deployment time of 2 hour for the IOS and Android applications to zero by automating it using fast lane with Gitlab runners on a macOS slave and on an Azure instance with Docker to create the environment for the Android application
  • Caregiver Companion
    Software Engineer (May - Aug 2016)

  • Worked on the MVP of caregiver, building an android application with basic Go as the backend which was well received by interested investors
  • Tools: Java, Sketch, Go Lang, Realm, Docker
  • "You cannot connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards."
    - Steve Jobs
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