Sophie Smith

Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University

Interests: parallel computing, operating systems, cloud computing

About Me

Welcome! I’m a rising Senior studying Computer Science with a concentration in Computer Systems at Carnegie Mellon University. After graduation, I’m planning on pursuing a Master’s in Computer Science at CMU and am currently looking for Summer 2021 internships.

Relevant Courses

(Fall 2020) 15-441: Computer Networks, 15-746: Storage Systems, 15-740: Computer Architecture
(Spring 2020) 15-410: Operating Systems, 15-451: Algorithm Design and Analysis
(Fall 2019) 15-418: Parallel Computer Architecture and Programming, 15-330: Computer Security, 15-316: Software Foundations of Security and Privacy
(Spring 2019) 10-315: Intro to ML, 16-385: Computer Vision


Software Engineering Intern at Microsoft

Media Pipeline and Codecs Team, SiGMa, Azure Cosine
May 2020 - August 2020

Explorer Intern at Microsoft

System Center Configuration Manager Engineering Team, Experiences and Devices
May 2019 - August 2019

Teaching Assistant at Carnegie Mellon University

Introduction to Computer Systems: 15-213/18-213/15-513/18-613
Spring 2019, Fall 2020, Summer 2020

Research Assistant at Carnegie Mellon University

Optimization, Probability and Learning Lab
December 2019 - Present
Focus: coding theory, distributed systems, cloud computing

May 2018 - June 2019
Focus: artificial intelligence education

Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems
September 2018 - May 2019
Focus: fake news, information propagation


Parallel Lucas-Kanade Optical Flow Tracking

Final project for 15-418. More details.